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Monday Jul 28 | Beef Magazine

House Members Question USDA On Lesser Prairie Chicken Report

House Agriculture Committee Chairman Frank Lucas , House Natural Resources Committee Chairman Doc Hastings , and 12 other members of Congress recently sent a letter to USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack asking for a copy of a report on the cost and effectiveness of the Department's conservation measures for the lesser prairie chicken .

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Related Topix: US News, United States Department of Agriculture, Agriculture, Science, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Doc Hastings

Fri Jul 25, 2014

KTEN-TV Denison

Congressman earns agriculture group's honor

Republican Congressman Frank Lucas has been recognized as a "Champion of Agriculture" from the nation's largest coalition of farm, ranch and agribusiness women.

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Related Topix: Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, US News, Agriculture, Science

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Roll Call

Oklahoma Republicans to Obama: No More Child Migrants at Fort Sill

Seven Oklahoma Republicans, led by Sen. Inhofe, called for the administration to end its practice of detaining illegal immigrants at Fort Sill.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, Representative James Lankford, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Fort Sill, OK, Tom Cole, Representative Jim Bridenstine

Deltafarmpress

Lawmakers urge quick farm bill implementation

Implementation of the new farm bill's crop insurance provisions was front and center during a Thursday hearing of the House Agriculture Committee's Subcommittee on General Farm Commodities and Risk Management.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, David Scott, Democrat, Republican, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, United States Department of Agriculture

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Southwest Farm Press

Watershed Rehabilitation funds will protect property and lives

Dams save lives and property, as much as $85 million a year, just in Oklahoma, says Clay Pope, who stepped down as executive director of the Oklahoma Association of Conservation Districts earlier this month.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Perry, OK

Star Tribune

News of the Weird:

Prominent theoretical chemist David Glowacki was ejected from a classical music concert at England's Bristol Old Vic in June for disrupting a performance of Handel's "Messiah" by attempting to crowd-surf in front of the stage.

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Related Topix: IGN Entertainment, Classical, Japan, World News, Wedding, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Politico

Conaway helps friends in Ag bid

Mike Conaway has quietly emerged as a Republican rainmaker, building some major political capital in advance of his likely run for chairman of the House Agriculture Committee in the next Congress.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Steve King, Representative Tom Rice, Representative Rodney Davis, John Boehner

Colorado Springs Independent

Stick shift thwarts junior carjackers

Three Seattle teenagers tried to steal a woman's car at gunpoint but failed because none of them could operate a manual transmission.

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Related Topix: Family, Teenagers, Drugs, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Middlesex County, NJ

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Post and Courier

A vote for candidate ID?

Political candidates have long accused their opponents of assorted faults and misdeeds.

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Related Topix: Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, US News

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Politico

House lawmakers rip USDA on farm bill progress

House Republicans and Democrats alike hit the USDA hard in a hearing Thursday for some of the choices the department's making as it implements the 2014 farm bill, including a delay on what they say is a much-needed crop insurance provision to help drought-stricken farmers.

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Related Topix: US News, United States Department of Agriculture, Agriculture, Science, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Randy Neugebauer

Thu Jul 10, 2014

JD Supra

House Approves CFTC Reauthorization, Changes to Dodd-Frank

After a nearly two year process, on June 24, 2014, the U.S. House of Representatives voted 266-144 to pass H.R. 4413 , the Customer Protection and End-User Relief Act, which would reauthorize the Commodity Futures Trading Commission through 2018.

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Related Topix: US News, Corporate / Securities Law, Law, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Collin Peterson, Securities and Exchange Commission

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