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Rick Allen says migrant worker legislation will help farmers

...hundreds of thousands of dollars."It's the first piece of legislation introduced by Allen, a member of the House agriculture committee, in his five months as representative for the 12th Congressional District. The bill is co-sponsored by...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-08/rick-allen-says-migrant-work
Ga. lawmakers address pygmy hedgehogs

...doubles the chances that legislation will get voted on.Last year's bill was never given a hearing in the House Agriculture Committee. Quick said she's confident that expert testimony will clear up any misgivings about whether the critters...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-02-09/ga-lawmakers-address-pygmy-h
House agriculture panel approves derivatives bill

...financial crisis, moved closer to House enactment Wednesday. The debate and swift drafting of the bill by the House Agriculture Committee was another step forward in President Obama's plans to rewrite the nation's financial rule book. A voice...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/10/22/bus_552773.shtml
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Pollution surprises officials

...debating whether to let it continue accepting waste from all across the nation. Almost half the members of the House agriculture committee who considered the bill this spring say the state health department and the Barnwell County landfill's operator...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/08/27/met_141319.shtml
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Congressman to meet public

...Listening Tour with 11 stops in the area next week. U. S. .Rep. Collin Peterson, the chairman of the House Agriculture Committee, will join Mr. Barrow at the 10 p.m. June 4 meeting at the Hendrix Produce Farm, Highway 129 South...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/05/25/met_129744.shtml
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Automakers warn against using E85 ethanol blend for conventional vehicles

...Stanek, who manages General Motors Corp.'s partnerships with ethanol producers, told members of the U.S. House Agriculture Committee. The committee was meeting at Oakland University in suburban Detroit. U.S. Rep. Stephanie Herseth, D-S...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/05/23/bus_82479.shtml
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Kingston brings Senate campaign to Augusta

...certainly have enjoyed it," said Kingston, a representative in his 11th term who serves as chairman of the House Agriculture Committee. "It's a great privilege and flattering to walk down the halls and be called 'Mr. Chairman.'"But...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2013-05-03/kingston-bring
Activist wins for environment

...persuaded a legislative panel to close Barnwell County's radioactive waste dump to the nation. On March 28, the House agriculture committee voted 16-0 to shutter the dump next year to all but three states, despite the committee's reputation of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/04/30/met_126663.shtml
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Farm conference feels Coverdell's absence

...He took the time to listen to (farmers)." U.S. Rep Saxby Chambliss, R-Moultrie, a member of the House Agriculture Committee, took over Mr. Coverdell's role as committee leader at the symposium. His staff said his and Mr. Coverdell's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/08/12/met_295198.shtml
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Fed chief anticipating more woes from Asia

...Mr. Greenspan, Treasury Secretary Robert Rubin and Agriculture Secretary Dan Glickman appeared before the House Agriculture Committee to provide a status report on the currency crisis that struck Indonesia, Thailand and South Korea in 1997...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/05/22/bus_229257.shtml
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