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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
Wife cited in exodus of Gingrich advisers

...social conservatives and other Republicans skeptical of him for his adulterous past. Gingrich, 67, has acknowledged he carried on an affair with Callista when he was speaker of the House and she worked at the House Agriculture Committee.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2011-06-10/wife-cited-exo
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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Judge to rule by Christmas on tobacco payments

...Phase II obligation because there was no specified cutoff for the Phase II checks. Etheridge, a member of the House Agriculture Committee, urged the companies not to seek a refund. "These hardworking, God-fearing folks have been hanging on...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/11/17/bus_434636.shtml
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Congressman gears up for upset

...make." Role in Congress Once in Congress, Mr. Chambliss' rural roots made him a natural choice for the House Agriculture Committee, and Georgia's 13 military bases led to his appointment to the Armed Services Committee. Working with U...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/10/20/met_359566.shtml
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State looks to growers for a plan

...more young people to pursue farming as a career. But Mr. Thomas, a former congressman who served on the House Agriculture Committee, said efforts to increase public awareness must go beyond Georgia children to be effective. Agreeing with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/09/07/met_295115.shtml
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Bible class scheduled for debate

...state. Meanwhile, legislation aimed at hate crimes hits the House Judiciary Committee this week, while the House Agriculture Committee deals with a bill upgrading the most serious cases of animal cruelty to a felony. Senators start work on legislation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/02/28/met_284964.shtml
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Senate may spare EPD from override

...the EPD before they're voted on by the state's Board of Natural Resources. Mr. Reaves, chairman of the House Agriculture Committee, told senators Wednesday the bill stems from a major overhaul of rules governing hog farms that the board...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/02/10/met_282097.shtml
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Senate may spare EPD from override

...the EPD before they're voted on by the state's Board of Natural Resources. Mr. Reaves, chairman of the House Agriculture Committee, told senators Wednesday the bill stems from a major overhaul of rules governing hog farms that the board...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/02/10/met_282106.shtml
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