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A recently introduced bill could have far-reaching impact on the U.S. sugar industry, including American Crystal Sugar, a farmer-owned cooperative that locked out 1,300 Midwest workers on Aug. 1.
Jon Huntsman became the first 2012 GOP presidential hopeful to publicly express concern with a “fetal personhood” amendment on the Mississippi’s ballot.
Lisa Jackson, administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, has a few things to say to Republicans hoping to curtail or eliminate the agency and citizens observing the political spectacle. Americans, she said, must once again stand up for their right to clean air and water.
As one of Florida’s top agricultural commodities, sugar has a lot to lose from regulations and a lot to gain from agricultural legislation. So the top companies spread campaign donations fairly evenly between Republicans and Democrats across the country, and are often rewarded with support.
In what has become an all-too-familiar refrain among the more radical members of the anti-abortion movement, Personhood Mississippi is comparing abortion rights to slavery.
JACKSONVILLE BEACH, FLA. — Michele Bachmann began her weekend tour of the Sunshine State Friday, making a late afternoon visit to a sub shop and pledging to “turn out the lights” at the EPA and Department of Education.
A new study by the U.S. Geological Survey shows that nitrate concentrations in the Mississippi River Basin did not consistently decline from 1980 to 2008. The increased nitrate levels directly affect the Gulf of Mexico, where they contribute to “dead zones,” or hypoxia.
One day following reports a Karl Rove-affiliated group had begun a $20 million ad campaign against President Barack Obama, a counter-point effort has been launched.