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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-
Chambliss wants repeal vote

...he is up for re-election in 2014. He said he expects to vacate his spot as the ranking Republican on the Senate Agriculture Committee and take over as the top GOP member on the Senate Intelligence Committee, which will give him a say in issues...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2011-01-21/chambliss-wants-repeal-vote
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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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Attorney wants senator on stand

...also said some of his clients have told him Mr. Chambliss spoke to them at a July meeting arranged by the company. Mr. Chambliss works closely with the sugar industry as the top-ranking Republican on the Senate Agriculture Committee.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/10/26/met_480920.shtml
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Senate candidates disagree on immigration

...that had swelled to 12 million across the United States. Mr. Chambliss, as the senior Republican on the Senate Agriculture Committee, made comments early last year about the importance of immigrants as a source of labor for farmers and food...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/10/20/met_480154.shtml
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Chambliss continues criticism

...Chambliss added. Mr. Chambliss, who works closely with the sugar industry as the top-ranking Republican on the Senate Agriculture Committee, insists he is not trying to defend Imperial, which is among the largest U.S. sugar producers. But his...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/08/02/met_468039.shtml
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Chambliss fights farm bill veto

...White House officials have suggested Mr. Bush will veto the bill. Mr. Chambliss, the top Republican on the Senate Agriculture Committee, defended the recently adopted bill from critics who said it is heavy on rich subsidies to wealthy farmers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/05/17/met_228964.shtml
Metro
Farming for bipartisanship

...Democrats was the election's biggest surprise, stunning Sen. Saxby Chambliss, R-Ga. As chairman of the Senate Agriculture Committee, Chambliss had been working for months on a five-year, multibillion-dollar reauthorization farm bill...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/11/21/edi_105277.shtml
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