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Apr
23
2015

TPA Leads To Important Trade Deals

The Senate Finance Committee passed trade promotion authority on Tuesday by a vote of 20 to 6 without any amendments. Now it’s onto the House Ways and Means Committee and then, hopefully soon, the Senate floor. Seanica Otterby has the story.

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Apr
21
2015

Ag Must Meet Misinformation Surrounding Water Use Head On

California farmers and ranchers face a dire water situation. California Governor Jerry Brown announced mandatory water cuts for urban users, which has caused the agriculture industry to be given some negative attention. Seanica Otterby has the story.

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Apr
16
2015

Lawmakers Should Repeal Misguided, Unfair Death Tax

The U.S. House of Representatives voted to repeal the estate tax, also known as the death tax, today. Seanica Otterby has the story.

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Apr
14
2015

Agriculture Can't Survive Stand-Alone E-Verify

The U.S. agriculture industry has been suffering from a labor shortage for a while. As it stands, E-Verify would be a death blow to agriculture, according to one labor contractor. Seanica Otterby has the story.

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Apr
9
2015

Long-Term Solutions Needed To Mitigate Drought In California

California Governor Jerry Brown is asking for around 25 percent in reductions of water use statewide. Now entering the fourth year of a historic drought, an American Farm Bureau specialist says there are a number of short-term and long-term effects on the agriculture industry in the largest ag producing state in the country. Seanica Otterby has the story.

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Apr
7
2015

Complex Clean Water Rule Detrimental For Farmers, Ranchers

Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy recently announced changes to the Waters of the U.S. rule, now known as the Clean Water rule. The American Farm Bureau says this rule will have broad implications for farmers and ranchers. Seanica Otterby has the story.

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