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Current Congressional Appropriations for FY2017 Keep Geoscience Funding Relatively Flat

By Kasey White, GSA Director for Geoscience Policy

Washington, D.C. – With limited days in session before the election, the House and Senate are moving quickly on appropriations bills. 720 more words

Public Policy

US House Committee passes anti-slaughter amendment

The U.S. House of Representatives’ Agricultural Appropriations Committee voted 25-23 in favor of the Farr-Dent amendment which prevents the funding necessary for the USDA to conduct horse meat inspections for another year. 259 more words

Horse Slaughter

Lorena Gonzalez Named Chair of Assembly Appropriations Committee

March 11, 2016 (SACRAMENTO) Lorena Gonzalez (D-AD80) was appointed chair of the powerful Appropriations Committee in the Assembly. This committee has one of the largest workloads in the assembly, since they review any bill that might have a fiscal effect in California. 86 more words

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

3PL Intel

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