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Mississippi Business Journal
Senators urge Commerce to enforce antidumping of Asian fish
Mississippi's senators are encouraging the U.S. Department of Commerce to uphold a fair trade decision that begins to protect U.S. catfish producers from underpriced frozen fish fillets from Vietnam.
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Sun Mar 16, 2014
Stephanie Grace: Dardenne protecting slogan, ambitions
Let's get this much straight. Lt. Gov. Jay Dardenne is not a member of Gov. Bobby Jindal's administration.
Sat Mar 15, 2014
Republican Pollster: Landrieus lead in Louisiana
In a potential five way match up for Louisiana governor, New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu leads David Vitter by eight points.
Fri Mar 14, 2014
Harry Reid, Mike Lee Caught Up in Corruption Probe
The FBI and Utah state prosecutors working on a corruption investigation say they have uncovered accusations of financial wrongdoing by Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and GOP Sen. Mike Lee, but the Justice Department has so far declined to act on their recommendation for a full federal investigation.
Man faces thousands in EPA fines for pond on farm
All Andy Johnson wanted to do was build a stock pond on his sprawling eight-acre Wyoming farm.
Senators from Mississippi promote US-raised catfish
The Commerce Department continues to review an ongoing antidumping action on fillet imports from Vietnam.
Stephanie Grace: Jindal clearly focused outside of Louisiana
Deep in yet another national political story about yet another grand plan to make his mark on the larger scene, Gov. Bobby Jindal finally acknowledged what may be the worst-kept secret in all of politics.
The Town Talk
Senate approves bill to stop drastic increases in flood insurance premiums
WASHINGTON -- The Senate voted Thursday to approve bipartisan legislation that would block dramatic increases in premiums paid by some property owners covered under the federal flood insurance program.
Thu Mar 13, 2014
Child care workers must complete criminal background checks under Senate bill
The Senate Thursday voted 96-2 to reauthorize a $5 billion annual grant program that provides child care for 1.6 million children.
Senators deluged by complaints void 2-year-old flood insurance plan before 10-day break
Just two years after it fixed the federal flood insurance program to make homeowners pay premiums commensurate with their risk, Congress on Thursday reversed some of those reforms, bowing to political pressure from constituents shocked at how high their premiums jumped.
The Miami Herald
Both La. senators vote for flood insurance bill
Both of Louisiana's U.S. senators have voted for a bill designed to head off dramatic increases in flood insurance rates.
Both La. senators vote for flood insurance bill
Democrat Mary Landrieu and Republican David Vitter were among the 72 senators voting Thursday to send the bill to the president; 22 senators voted against it.
Obama Urged To Act After Congress Approves Flood Insurance Fix
Congress is sending President Barack Obama a bill to ease big flood insurance premium increases faced by hundreds of thousands of homeowners and allow below-market rates to be passed on to people buying homes with taxpayer-subsidized policies.
Manchin takes aim at FDA over approved painkiller
Sen. Joe Manchin plans to introduce legislation in the coming days that would push back against the Food and Drug Administration for approving a controversial prescription drug, his office confirmed Wednesday.
Wall Street Journal
Grand Central: Community Bankers Vie For Seat on Fed's Board
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Wed Mar 12, 2014
Will flood insurance bill get a vote this week? It's still up in the air.
There is still no definitive word on whether House-passed legislation to limit most flood insurance premiums to increases of 18 percent a year will come up for a Senate vote this week.
Exxon's Russia ties still strong amid crisis - Landrieu names ENR staff director
EXXON'S RUSSIA TIES STILL STRONG AMID CRISIS: The standoff between the United States and Russia isn't getting in the way of ExxonMobil's lucrative relationship with Vladimir Putin's regime.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
The Daily Advertiser
Michael Markarian: Animal advocates glad for active Vitter legislation
Vitter's legislation makes it a federal crime to attend or bring a child under the age of 16 to an animal fight.
Democratic senators plan all-night discussion on dangers of climate change
Twenty-eight Democratic senators plan to participate in an all-night discussion late Monday and Tuesday morning designed to raise attention about what the speakers view as the urgent need for Congress to address climate change.
Elections Morning Digest: Republicans start the pre-blame game in Florida's 13th
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