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Federal lawmakers held several congressional hearings and meetings this week trying to get a handle on supporting the economic development while protecting the environment.
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US Senators Frank R. Lautenberg and David Vitter say they have a groundbreaking, bipartisan agreement to modernize the Toxic Substances Control Act and ensure the safety of everyday consumer products to better protect American families.
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Federal prosecutors alleged Thursday that a Houma towing company owner made false statements in order to hide efforts to funnel thousands of dollars into the political campaigns of Louisiana's U.S. senators.
Today, Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry Commissioner Mike Strain, D.V.M. participated in a conference call with U.S. Senator Mary Landrieu and the media to discuss the status of the Farm Bill.
Louisiana House members Thursday proposed legislation that would delay key provisions of a 2012 federal flood insurance reform bill that, if unchanged, will lead to substantial premium hikes for tens of thousands of state policyholders.
The United States sugar program, a misguided relic of the 1930s that CAGW has opposed for many years, arbitrarily protects a select few large and prosperous sugar producers at the expense of U.S. consumers and manufacturers of sugar-containing products and their workers.
The U.S. law on chemical safety is 37 years old, riddled with exceptions and widely considered ineffective - so much so that the government hasn't even tried to restrict an unsafe chemical since courts overturned its asbestos ban in 1991.
Last fall a group of nine soldiers arrived in Menemsha to compete in the Martha's Vineyard Striped Bass and Bluefish Derby.
Louisiana's $3.5 billion sugarcane and sugar mill industries could breathe a sigh of relief Wednesday after an effort to effectively end the federal sugar program was defeated on the Senate floor.
Helped along by a run of relatively low prices, sugar interests won a Senate farm bill vote Wednesday evening, defeating efforts at reform sought by a coalition of candy-makers, conservative activists and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
On May 17, President Obama issued a presidential memorandum to aid in streamline permitting processes for infrastructure projects.
The National Republican Senatorial Committee ramped up efforts Wednesday to tie Democratic lawmakers to the evolving IRS controversy, believing the issue will be an electoral winner for Republicans in 2014 and beyond.
Parish President Paul Naquin recently visited Washington, D.C. in an attempt to prevent increases in flood insurance rates for residents and businesses in St.
After more than two decades of impasse over chemical regulations, a bipartisan group of senators Wednesday announced a compromise that won support from both environmental and industry officials.
The Senate could vote as early as Wednesday on an amendment that would reduce price supports for sugar production.