STAFF BLOG COMPASS POINTS WITH BRAD DOKKEN Conservation groups generally support House Farm Bill version
So far, so good is the word from conservation groups in response to the U.S. House of Representatives version of the Farm Bill.
The House Agriculture Committee completed markup of its version of the ... Posted on 7/12/12 at 10:04 AM
The Indiana House on Tuesday approved a bill requiring clinics that administer the so-called abortion pill to also have full surgical facilities, a move that would force Planned Parenthood to halt all abortion services at a central Indiana clinic.
A bill in the North Dakota House seeks to change the process for citizen-initiated grand juries, a statute few were aware was on the books until Dunn County residents petitioned to investigate the governor last year.
Ideas are not responsible for the people who believe them, but when evaluating Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid’s ideas for making the Senate more like the House of Representatives, consider the source.
The major-party candidates for North Dakota’s only seat in the U.S. House of Representatives present a choice between the legacy of the state’s powerful retired senator or a fixture of Republican government here.
It now appears that Congress will fail to deliver a Farm Bill to support our nation’s agriculture producers, rural communities and the least fortunate among us. As the Senate passed a bill on an overwhelming bipartisan basis, the fault for inaction falls squarely at the feet of the House of Representatives.
The Minnesota House of Representatives didn’t include an increase in the price of hunting and fishing licenses in the game and fish policy bill it passed last week, but a key Senate lawmaker said he remains optimistic a fee hike will pass the Legislature.
In North Dakota, the House of Representatives just clamped down and tightened the screws on the North Dakota University System’s growth. What a short-sighted move, considering the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity provided by the state’s gusher of oil wealth.
The House of Representatives failed Tuesday to extend the life of three surveillance tools that are crucial to the United States' post-Sept. 11 anti-terror law, a slipup for the new Republican leaders who miscalculated the level of opposition.
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