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Stories Tagged "Budget Cuts"

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Budget Cuts Impact Boarder Security And Immigrant Detention

posted on March 28, 2013 at 2:06 PM

While prompted by the nation's money woes, the changes also come amid the nation's shifting immigration policy. Full Story

White House Warns Of Food Safety Cuts

posted on February 15, 2013 at 2:04 PM

Department of Agriculture inspectors could be furloughed for up to 15 days, meaning meatpacking plants would have to intermittently shut down and there could be less meat in grocery stores. Full Story

Pennsylvania Livestock Reporting Is Privatized After Cuts

posted on November 9, 2012 at 3:40 PM

The state saved $350,000 but the budget cut didn't erase the need of farmers and ranchers for data. Full Story

Agriculture and Bio-Defense Lab Program Scaled Back

posted on February 17, 2012 at 3:55 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) - Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano says a national biological and agricultural defense laboratory in the U.S. remains necessary despite the Obama administration's decision not to include construction funding in its... Full Story

Ag Panels Suggest $23 Billion Savings From Farm Programs

posted on October 14, 2011 at 1:07 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House and Senate agriculture committees are planning to suggest $23 billion in farm and nutrition savings over 10 years to the congressional supercommittee charged with reducing debt.Concerned about major cuts, the top... Full Story

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