MIDDLE AGED PLAGUE The Politics of Pinching Peaches
Generally, the produce department of a grocery store is a quiet place.
Pinching peaches, while it is a dreadful practice, doesn't result in sounds from the peaches. I imagine, however, that the peopl... Posted on 8/2/12 at 1:32 PM
STAFF BLOG COMPASS POINTS WITH BRAD DOKKEN DNR sets open houses on changes in special pike regs
The Department of Natural Resources has scheduled open houses from 4 to 8 p.m. Feb. 17 at four locations in northwest Minnesota to take input and provide information about why it dropped special north... Posted on 2/9/12 at 2:43 PM
PARENT INFORMATION CENTER Setting Limits with Your Children
Every child needs rules and guidelines set by their guardian. But how does a guardian enforce these rules and still maintain a healthy, loving relationship?
Set your rules by enforcing good outcome... Posted on 11/5/11 at 8:19 AM
We all want to protect wildlife. Many of us hunt and fish. But the idea that this agency — backed up by the hammer of the justice department — looked for dead birds over a 45-day period in North Dakota and took severe action after finding 28 dead birds puts an exclamation point on my friend’s fear of the escalating “artificial cost of regulation in America.”
President Barack Obama said the seven proposals he did identify are not final and that his administration will "give careful consideration" to cost-savings. He said his administration already has made changes that have saved more than $10 billion in regulatory costs over the next five years, and said new regulations must meet cost-saving requirements that he ordered earlier this year.
More than four months after President Barack Obama ordered agencies to weed out rules that stifle economic growth, the administration Thursday released some details of hundreds of regulatory changes that the White House said could save businesses billions of dollars and tens of millions of hours of work.
A Republican-run hearing on eliminating federal regulations quickly erupted into partisanship Wednesday, as GOP lawmakers said many rules cost American jobs while Democrats insisted they protect public health, the environment and even national security.
The federal government is sticking its nose into farmers’ business and hurting Minnesota agriculture in the process, Tim Pawlenty said Thursday in Morgan, Minn., after delivering his final FarmFest speech as governor.
U.S. Rep. Earl Pomeroy believes lawmakers suffering “buyer’s remorse” over the House’s approval of carbon dioxide limits will support his legislation to block the Environmental Protection Agency from writing its own greenhouse gas restrictions.
The North Dakota Fishing Guide is comparatively small at 52 down-sized pages, and less than half of those are fishing rules and regulations, but I’ve lived long enough to understand that not every angler reads these handy booklets, especially front to back.
I’m not going to tell anyone that the day is coming when we will walk into the grocery store to find empty shelves. But I will say that if something doesn’t change, the stores will be stocked with imported food.
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