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Members of the Liberian Senate will shortly introduce an electronic voting system in the Upper House to make voting by lawmakers on issues transparent, which will enable Liberians to be able to trace...
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On a sunny February morning just over three years ago, Andrew Watkins was plowing a safflower field on farmland his family has owned for generations. He saw a stranger walking on his property to the...
2015/03/26 21:24
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ILLINOIS -- It may soon be legal for you to again hunt bobcats in Illinois. The Senate Agriculture Committee has approved legislation to control the growing bobcat population. Illinois is only one...
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... what mayors do. They lobby Congress to provide resources for their city.” – Maxine Waters TRAFFIC gridlock is worsening in the Bonifacio Drive, City Proper due to the on-going road-widening...
2015/03/26 08:57
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Because Arkansas is a farming state that relies on commercial livestock for broad livelihood, the state cannot possibly issue licenses and make inspections at dog-breeding operations, sometimes called...
2015/03/25 18:53
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The key issues of education, economic development and taxes have taken a back seat in Helena in recent days to the issue of whether the state should designate Scobey Soil at the official state...
2015/03/25 04:23
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Washington A proposed change to federal clean-water regulations is drawing criticism from members of a Nebraska farm group. Morrill County Farm Bureau President Jeff Metz criticized the proposal...
2015/03/25 04:17
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At a Senate Agriculture Committee hearing Tuesday, Heitkamp made it clear the rule would hurt farmers, ranchers and many others in North Dakota. "North Dakota is experiencing a wet cycle which puts...
2015/03/24 18:44
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Attorney General Leslie Rutledge testified this morning before the federal Senate Agriculture Committee in opposition to the Environmental Protection Agency's proposed rules to clarify protections for...
2015/03/20 21:13
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Farnham, 67, was sentenced to eight years in prison Thursday after pleading guilty to trafficking in child pornography, but, sadly, is said to be mere months from death, ailing with cancer and...
2015/03/20 05:30
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Updated: Thursday, March 19 2015, 11:32 PM CDT SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) -- A proposed ban on using drones for hunting is advancing in the Illinois Senate. The legislation would outlaw the use of the...
2015/03/18 12:44
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Plenty of free eats and drinks for legislators today despite the ban on same by Amendment 94. Not to worry. The legislature has unilaterally declared that if they call something a planned event...
2015/03/17 15:29
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Agricultural producers, including farmers and ranchers, buy crop insurance to protect themselves against loss from natural disasters or from declines in agricultural commodities prices. Congress added...
2015/03/16 19:57
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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An Indiana Senate committee is considering a bill that lawmakers say could speed up the federal approval process to grow industrial hemp in Indiana. Senate Agriculture Committee...
2015/03/16 08:37
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TRAVERSE CITY (AP) -- A state advisory panel says people who raise chickens or other livestock in cities and suburban areas should not have the same protections from nuisance lawsuits as farmers in...
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LITTLE ROCK, AR - Arkansas lawmakers continue to tackle the feral hog population that has exploded in the state. Legislators concerned with the economic, environmental and health impacts the...
2015/03/11 04:21
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WASHINGTON, DC — Testifying last week before the Senate Agriculture Committee, a Michigan fruit grower and a Kansas crop and livestock farmer told lawmakers how critical the Agricultural Act of 2014,...
2015/03/11 01:43
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LITTLE ROCK, AR - In the wake of an Arkansas grain dealer going belly up and rocking the Arkansas agriculture community, lawmakers consider a bill to require licenses for grain dealers operating in...
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What's at stake: About $100 million in state revenue every year that pays for a host of agricultural, public health and early childhood education programs. Kentucky gets that money every year from...
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The North Dakota Legislature is slated to tackle some of the weightiest agriculture-related issues of the session as lawmakers enter their first full week after crossover. Among the highlights:...
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