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Thursday Apr 17 | The Hill

House Republicans press Sebelius on food stamp 'misuse' by states

Top House Republicans on Thursday pressed departing Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius to rein in what they see as food stamp cheating by state governments.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, US Politics, US News, Republican, Fred Upton

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Progressive Farmer

Regulators Are People, Too

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission's relationship with the grain industry is rocky, at best.

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Related Topix: Corporate / Securities Law, Law, Agriculture, Science, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Debbie Stabenow, Democrat, Republican, US House of Representatives

Southwest Farm Press

Farm program passage not the end of the struggle

The battle for a farm safety net is not over, says retired U.S. Congressman and former Agriculture Committee Chairman Larry Combest.

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

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Greenwich Citizen

Okla. political hopefuls wrap up candidate filing

Oklahoma's two U.S. Senate seats on the ballot in 2014 continued to draw a stream of political hopefuls on the final day of candidate filing Friday, including two-term Republican U.S. Rep. James Lankford of Edmond.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative James Lankford, US News, Representative Mary Fallin, Republican, US House of Representatives, Tom Cole, Representative Jim Bridenstine, Representative Markwayne Mullin

Sunherald.com

Democrat joins race for US 3rd District

Frankie Lee Robbins will not face a Democratic challenger in the primary. He wants to try to unseat 10-term U.S. Rep. Frank Lucas, who is running for the GOP nomination.

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

Thu Apr 10, 2014

KTEN-TV Denison

Previous candidate for gov. joins race for US 3rd

Robert Hubbard filed his candidacy paperwork on Thursday, the second of a three-day filing period for political hopefuls in Oklahoma.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Mary Fallin, Canadian County, OK, Mary Fallin, US Governors

Wed Apr 09, 2014

SNL Financial

House bill aims to reauthorize CFTC with enhanced end-user protection

After several years and numerous hearings, a bill aimed at reauthorizing and revamping CFTC operations, as well as addressing outstanding end-user concerns, met approval from the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Agriculture on April 9. "It is a responsible and balanced bill that improves the efficiency and accountability of the CFTC, ... (more)

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Collin Peterson, Michael Conaway, David Scott, Corporate / Securities Law, Law

KTEN-TV Denison

Lucas seeks 11th term as congressman from Oklahoma

Republican U.S. Rep. Frank Lucas of Cheyenne is seeking an 11th term as congressman in Oklahoma's 3rd Congressional District.

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

Mon Apr 07, 2014

Reuters

U.S. House panel launches CFTC reauthorization bill

U.S. lawmakers on Monday launched a bill to rewrite the Commodity Futures Trading Commission's procedures and give more leeway to smaller players in the futures and swaps markets that the agency regulates.

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

The Heritage Foundation

The "Heat and Eat" Food Stamp Loophole and the Outdated Cost Projections for Farm Programs

In February, Congress passed a new farm bill that lacked meaningful and necessary reform.

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

Sun Mar 30, 2014

KRMG-AM Tulsa

Oklahoma redistricting prompted no fight in 2011

Although Republicans controlled redistricting for the first time in Oklahoma history, they decided not to redraw congressional districts for partisan purposes in 2011 considering four of the state's five seats already were held by the GOP and the other was trending that way.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Dan Boren, Republican, Tom Cole, Representative Mary Fallin, Oklahoma

Mon Mar 24, 2014

Southwest Farm Press

Ag law tabbed "Almost a Miracle," by Chairman Lucas

The biggest regret, says Representative Frank Lucas , Chairman of the House Agriculture Committee, is that Congress did not make the Agriculture Act of 2014 permanent law.

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

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