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IWLA Signs Letter of Support for Increased Funding for STB

As a member of the Rail Customer Coalition (RCC), IWLA has joined in urging the Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development and Related Agencies Committee on Appropriations to increase funding for the U.S. 304 more words

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Israel to announce major land appropriation in Jordan Valley

The Israeli government will announce the allocation of 370 acres of West Bank agricultural land near the Palestinian city of Jericho as state lands, the largest such land appropriation since August 2014. 352 more words

Daily News

What Will Congress Do in 2016?

In 2016, Congress will have a lot on its schedule, especially in the area of agriculture. The first issues that Congress will probably address first are ones that were not completed last year, including School Nutrition Reauthorization, preemption or GMO labeling, and Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) reauthorization. 352 more words


New day, new year

Here dies another year

During which I have had eyes, ears, hands,

People to love and be loved by

And the great world full of adventures round me; 17 more words


In Omnibus Bills, Americans get rolled. Let's return to regular order now!

At the dawn of the Republic, James Madison famously warned against the “violence of faction,” and asserted that our Constitution—his Constitution—would cure its ills. “If a faction consists of less than a majority,” he asserted in Federalist 10, “relief is supplied by the republican principle, which enables the majority to defeat its sinister views by regular vote. 350 more words

Political Issues

A Good Week for NIH

Congressional appropriators reached a tentative agreement this week on a $1.1 trillion omnibus spending bill, H.R. 2029, to fund the government through the end of the fiscal year (9/30/16) and avoid a government shutdown. 190 more words