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  1. Legislators dispute 'hot goods' provisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Packer

    Some members of Congress want the Department of Labor to stop enforcing a law that can suspend fresh produce shipments.

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  2. McNary student helping redefine 'pageant girl'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 29 | Keizertimes.com

    "I had a queen from another pageant take me under her wing the first time I competed.

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  3. PSU expands Urban Honors programRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 24 | Portland Tribune

    Tristan Weitkamp, a Portland State University student who graduated last month with honors, recently went to Nicaragua with the honors program.

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  4. Fairness to Pet Owners Act brewing in SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 23 | DVM

    U.S. Senators Charles Schumer and Richard Blumenthal are preparing to introduce a companion bill to the U.S. House's Fairness to Pet Owners Act filed in February.

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  5. In the end, Congress likely to settle food label dispute: EditorialRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 20 | OregonLive.com

    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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  6. Veterinary Medicine Mobility Act on the President's desk awaiting signatureRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 20 | Examiner.com

    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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  7. Veterinary Mobility Act ready for President Obama's signatureRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 17 | DVM

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

    Thursday Jul 17 | Daily Kos

    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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  9. New congressional caucus disavows 'kindergarten-style theatrics'Read the original story

    Wednesday Jul 16 | The Hill

    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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  10. Garamendi signs Wildfire Disaster Funding ActRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 15 | Lake County Record-Bee

    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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  11. House subcommittee hearing showcases benefits of ag biotechRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 15 | Ag Professional

    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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  12. Homeland Security Secretary Meets with Democrats on Supplemental,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 14 | Roll Call

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

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  13. House Panel Hones Skills on Genetically Modified Consumers | MadisonvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 14 | Roll Call

    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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  14. Garamendi argues for forestry fundingRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 13 | The Daily Democrat

    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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  15. Veterinary Medicine Mobility ActRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 11 | Health News Digest

    WASHINGTON, D.C., July 11, 2014 - American Humane Association, the country's first national humane organization, applauds the United States Congress for its bipartisan passage of the Veterinary Medicine Mobility Act and urges President Barack Obama to sign this important bill into law.

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  16. House Dems file discharge petition for wildfire funding billRead the original story

    Friday Jul 11 | The Hill

    House Democrats have filed a discharge petition in an attempt to push through a bill to allow the Obama administration to dip into contingency funds when wildfire fighting budgets get out of hand.

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  17. Americans Are Too Stupid For GMO Labeling, Congressional Panel SaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 10 | Switched

    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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  18. Hill hearing pushes back on anti-GMO movement - Pompeo 'prepared...Read the original story

    Thursday Jul 10 | Politico

    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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  19. AWC statement on bill promoting product neutral efficiency codesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 10 | CE News

    American Wood Council President and CEO Robert Glowinski issued the following statement regarding introduction of the Energy Savings and Building Efficiency Act in the U.S. House of Representatives by Reps.

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  20. Bipartisan Energy Codes Bill a Boon for ConsumersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 9 | Natl. Relocation & Real Estate

    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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