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Opposition to agricultural genetics a trade obstacle, says Clinton officials

...culture, religion," Glickman told the Senate Agriculture Committee. "The attitude is, it's not what God intended...Dick Lugar, R-Ind., chairman of the Senate Agriculture Committee, said USDA statistics show that by 2000...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/06/19/tec_210117.shtml
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Georgia senators call federal water rule a 'power grab'

...senators and members of Congress to join the opposition to the rule. Chambliss, as the ranking Republican on the Senate Agriculture Committee, said he's in their corner.They argue that the rule would make any flowing water subject to federal oversight...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-06-25/ga-senators-call-fed-wat
Smithfield CEO defends sale of pork producer to Chinese firm

...Virginia-based company to a Chinese rival will create jobs and expand markets.CEO Larry Pope, testifying before the Senate Agriculture Committee, said the deal would be a boon for American agriculture."This is a wonderful opportunity for the U.S...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/twt/news/smithfield-ceo-defends-sale-pork-producer-
House drops food stamps, passes ag-only farm bill

...desperately needed reforms to these programs."But Sen. Debbie Stabenow, Michigan Democrat and chairwoman of Senate agriculture committee, said the the bill is "an insult to rural America.""We will go to conference with the bipartisan, comprehensive...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/twt/news/2013-07-11/house-drops-food-stamps-passes-
Panel OKs food safety bill

...proposed in the wake of the salmonella outbreak easily passed its first key legislative hurdle Wednesday. The Senate Agriculture Committee unanimously approved a plan that would require food makers to alert state inspectors within 24 hours if a plant's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/02/12/met_511080.shtml
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Chambliss named to intelligence post

...center of the debate over national security.Chambliss is relinquishing his role as ranking Republican on the Senate Agriculture Committee, seen as a blow to the state's powerful farming interests.Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell called...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2011-01-27/chambliss-named-intelligence
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Across Georgia

...Bush's threatened veto of the farm bill unveiled Thursday. Mr. Chambliss, the top-ranking Republican on the Senate Agriculture Committee, has been the chief mediator between the White House and the Democratic-controlled Congress on the sprawling...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/05/09/met_198164.shtml
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Analysis: Chambliss true to deficit warning

...deficit.The Georgia Republican has other interests on Capitol Hill, certainly.As the former chairman of the Senate Agriculture Committee, he's an influential voice regarding this year's Farm Bill, which he happens to oppose in its current...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2012-04-29/analysis-chambliss-true-
Ga. Senate panel considers food safety changes

...outbreak that has sickened hundreds of people nationwide and may have caused as many as eight deaths. The Senate Agriculture Committee debated a measure Monday that would require food makers to alert state inspectors within a day if a plant's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/02/10/met_510820.shtml
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Across Georgia

...Agriculture Secretary Mike Johanns. U.S. Senator Saxby Chambliss, R-Ga., a ranking Republican member of the Senate Agriculture Committee, and U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., announced that Mr. Johanns has approved Gov. Sonny Perdue's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/05/28/met_130110.shtml
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