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Sunday Jul 20 | OregonLive.com

In the end, Congress likely to settle food label dispute: Editorial

An apple sprouting fins and eyeballs sits atop a car decorated in support of GMO food labeling in downtown Portland July 18. Congress might not be accomplishing much these days, but that doesn't mean it's not wrestling with significant issues.

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Related Topix: Oregon, Peter DeFazio, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Oregon Government, Healthcare Law, Law, Representative Mike Pompeo, Republican, Opinion

Sunday Jul 20 | Examiner.com

Veterinary Medicine Mobility Act on the President's desk awaiting signature

The American Veterinary Medical Association posted on their website the good news that Congress completed all necessary work for the Veterinary Medicine Mobility Act to become law after it is signed by the president.

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Related Topix: Drug Enforcement Administration, US Politics, US News, Democrat, Senator Jerry Moran, Republican

Thu Jul 17, 2014

DVM

Veterinary Mobility Act ready for President Obama's signature

Reps. Schrader and Yoho lead bill to unanimous passage in U.S. House removing the DEA target from mobile veterinarians' backs.

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Related Topix: Drug Enforcement Administration, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Democrat, US News

Daily Kos

Alan Grayson Got the House to Vote on a $10.10 Minimum Wage. Which Democrats Voted No?

On Tuesday, Rep. Alan Grayson offered an amendment to the 2015 financial services appropriations bill that would require the federal government to pay employees at least $10.10 an hour.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Alan Grayson, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, John Barrow, Jim Costa, Jim Matheson

Wed Jul 16, 2014

The Hill

New congressional caucus disavows 'kindergarten-style theatrics'

Seeking to overcome gridlock on Capitol Hill, Reps. Reid Ribble and Kurt Schrader on Wednesday announced the creation of the Congressional Problem Solvers Caucus.

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Related Topix: Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, US News, Representative Reid Ribble, Democrat

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Lake County Record-Bee

Garamendi signs Wildfire Disaster Funding Act

WASHINGTON, D.C. >> As the scourge of wildfires in California continues, Congressman John Garamendi joined 85 of his colleagues in signing a discharge petition that would force consideration of the bipartisan Wildfire Disaster Funding Act.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, US Politics, Representative John Garamendi, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Weather, Drought

Ag Professional

House subcommittee hearing showcases benefits of ag biotech

The U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Agriculture's Subcommittee on Horticulture, Research, Biotechnology, and Foreign Agriculture held a hearing last week to explore the societal benefits of biotechnology.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Biotech, Agriculture, Science, Representative Austin Scott, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Life, Food, Medicine, Nutrition, Democrat

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Roll Call

Homeland Security Secretary Meets with Democrats on Supplemental,...

Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson met with moderate Democrats Monday night to discuss the immigration crisis on the Texas border.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Henry Cuellar, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Republican, John Cornyn, David Price

Roll Call

House Panel Hones Skills on Genetically Modified Consumers | Madisonville

The more obscure House committee hearings can be like minor league baseball: a place to see raw talent refining its skills for a bigger stage.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Republican, Representative Ted Yoho

Sat Jul 12, 2014

The Reporter

Garamendi argues for forestry funding

As the scourge of wildfires in California continues, Congressman John Garamendi , former Deputy Secretary of the Department of Interior, joined 85 of his colleagues on Friday in signing a discharge petition that would force consideration of H.R. 3992, the bipartisan Wildfire Disaster Funding Act of 2014.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative John Garamendi, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, Weather, Drought

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Switched

Americans Are Too Stupid For GMO Labeling, Congressional Panel Says

It's pretty rare that members of Congress and all the witnesses they've called will declare out loud that Americans are just too ignorant to be given a piece of information, but that was a key conclusion of a session of the House Agriculture Committee this week.

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Related Topix: US News, Agriculture, Science, Life, Food, Nutrition, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Ted Yoho, Peter DeFazio, Democrat

Politico

Hill hearing pushes back on anti-GMO movement - Pompeo 'prepared...

GMO MOVEMENT: "Genetically modified crops will save society as we know it by preventing starvation, curing diseases and getting kids to eat their fruits and veggies, and more Americans would get on board with the science if they just understood its benefits, suggested a group of farmers, university scientists and lawmakers at a House hearing ... (more)

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Biotech, Science / Technology, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Space, Food and Drug Administration, Representative Mike Pompeo, Republican

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Natl. Relocation & Real Estate

Bipartisan Energy Codes Bill a Boon for Consumers

Bipartisan legislation introduced recently by Reps. Marsha Blackburn and Kurt Schrader would help promote savings in commercial buildings and residential homes through the use of more cost-effective energy codes, which set energy efficiency baselines for buildings, according to the National Association of Home Builders .

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Marsha Blackburn, Democrat, Department of Energy

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Blood Horse

Congress Passes Veterinary Meds Mobility Act

The U.S. House of Representatives July 8 passed the Veterinary Medicine Mobility Act, which allows veterinarians transport, administer and dispense controlled substances and medications outside of their registered offices and hospitals.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Republican, Representative Ted Yoho, Drug Enforcement Administration

Thu Jun 26, 2014

Portland Tribune

Water and sewer oversight commission named

Mayor Charlie Hales and Commissioner Nick Fish announced the formation of a 12-member commission to review the oversight of the Water Bureau and Bureau of Environmental Services on Thursday.

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Related Topix: US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Politics, Lewis & Clark College

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