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Agriculture Committee

Senate Set To Send Farm Bill To Obama

Posted 02.04.2014 | Politics

By MARY CLARE JALONICK, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress is poised to send a massive, five-year farm bill that provides food for t...

Arthur Delaney

Shrinking Deficit Doesn't Deter Republicans From Cutting Food Stamps

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.16.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Congressional Republicans are seeking deeper cuts to nutrition programs this year even as the federal budget deficit is shrinking faster...

Farmers Call For Help Amid Drought: 'We Want The Real Bill'

Reuters | Sam Nelson and Charles Abbott | Posted 07.31.2012 | Business

CHICAGO/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The severe drought in the U.S. Midwest wreaked more havoc across the country on Thursday, forcing barges on the Mississ...

The House Agriculture Committee Asks America to Step Off the Sidelines in Cuba

Sarah Stephens | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sarah Stephens

Rather than continuing the fiction that isolation will bring down the Castro government, the House Agriculture Committee proposes an entirely different approach.

Warren Buffett Lobbying For Favorable Terms On Derivatives In Reform Bill

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Warren Buffett is lobbying the Senate to avoid derivatives reforms that would potentially hurt Berkshire Hathaway's $63 billion investment portfolio i...

Changing the Climate for Cities?

Harry Moroz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Harry Moroz

Speaker Pelosi has snuck game-changing climate change legislation onto the House of Representatives calendar for a vote -- and likely passage -- this Friday.

EU To Vote On Honey Bee "Recovery Zones" With Bee-Friendly Flowers

Reuters | Pete Harrison | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

STRASBOURG, France - Honey bees, whose numbers are falling, must be given flowery "recovery zones" in Europe's farmlands to aid their survival, a lead...