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Plum Island is an 840-acre island located in eastern Long Island Sound, and over the last seventy years, eighty-percent of the island has been allowed to return to a natural state—becoming a de-facto wildlife refuge and home to several endangered species. 411 more words
From MSCF Governmental Relations Chair Rick Nelson:
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This update is to provide an overview of what is happening in the Minnesota House and Senate Higher Education Committees in regards to the higher education funding bills as we head into the final four weeks of the 2015 legislative session.
Every industry, especially the agriculture industry is subject to ambiguous terminology that has extremely important implications. One of the most contested terms that holds serious implications for agricultural enthusiasts, animal lovers and farmers alike is: animal welfare. 885 more words
By Rosana Garcia
Several pro-consumer bills have cleared their first hurdle and are headed for votes in the House and Senate. Any legislation that improves cost, price, quality or access issues in our health care system can be considered “pro-consumer”—but these specific bills address direct health care costs paid by the consumer. 589 more words