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Waters recede, cost estimates rise

posted on October 21, 2011 at 1:23 PM

Waters recede, cost estimates rise
Last summer, waters from the swollen Missouri River flooded thousands of acres of farmland, forced residents from their homes and rerouted trains and motorists in the Midwest. Full Story

Georgia Governor Says He Will Sign Immigration Bill

posted on April 15, 2011 at 3:04 PM

ATLANTA (AP) -- Gov Nathan Deal says he'll sign a tough immigration measure passed by the Georgia Legislature that includes elements similar to a contentious law enacted in Arizona last year. Full Story

Agreement to let Yellowstone bison roam in Montana

posted on April 8, 2011 at 3:04 PM

BILLINGS, Mont (AP) - Bison from Yellowstone National Park will roam freely across 75,000 acres in southern Montana where for years the animals were shipped to slaughter by the hundreds, under a breakthrough agreement expected to be adopted this... Full Story

Montana Governor Blocks Yellowstone Bison Slaughter

posted on February 18, 2011 at 5:02 PM

BILLINGS, Mont (AP) -- Montana Gov. Full Story

Governors Seek Extension to Blenders' Tax Credit

posted on October 8, 2010 at 1:10 PM

Governors Seek Extension to  Blenders' Tax Credit
Stocks traded higher on Wall Street Friday despite a weak report on the U.S labor market. Full Story

California Lawmakers Revise OT Rules for Farm Workers

posted on July 2, 2010 at 4:07 PM

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - California lawmakers Thursday sent Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger a bill that would require farmers to pay overtime to field hands after they work eight hours in a day, ending a nearly 70-year exemption for the state's largest... Full Story

Wisconsin Governor Bars Most Raw Milk Sales In 'America's Dairyland'

posted on May 21, 2010 at 5:05 PM

MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- If you're looking to buy raw milk, don't rely on "America's Dairyland." Wisconsin Gov. Jim Doyle vetoed a bill Wednesday that would have allowed limited sales of raw milk, saying he wanted to protect citizens' health. He... Full Story

Governors Seek Wind Energy Boost

posted on March 17, 2010 at 4:03 PM

Governors Seek Wind Energy Boost
According to the US Department of Energy, wind power has the potential to supply 20 percent of the nation's electrical energy in the next 20 years. Full Story

Oregon Governor Seeks Klamath Drought Declaration

posted on March 12, 2010 at 10:03 AM

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. (AP) - Oregon Gov. Ted Kulongoski said he expects to sign a state drought declaration for the Klamath Basin next week, but state and federal aid will not be enough to stave off hard times for farmers. Full Story

Christ Extends Order aiding Florida Growers

posted on January 21, 2010 at 11:01 AM

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Gov. Charlie Crist has extended an executive order raising weight and size limits for trucks that Florida growers use to transport citrus and other crops affected by freezing weather. Full Story

Iowa Governor Eases Propane Rule

posted on November 13, 2009 at 3:11 PM

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Iowa Gov Chet Culver is easing road rules for truck drivers who are carrying propane into Iowa. Full Story

Schwarzenegger: New Dams Critical for Water Supply

posted on August 21, 2009 at 8:08 PM

SACRAMENTO, California (AP) — Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger on Tuesday said he will reject any proposal to overhaul state water policy that fails to include funding for new dams. Full Story

Schwarzenegger Gets Rough Reception in Fresno

posted on June 19, 2009 at 8:06 PM

FRESNO, Calif (AP) — Normally friendly Fresno was a little less so Thursday for Gov Arnold Schwarzenegger. Full Story

Wyoming, Idaho Govs Slam Feds' Brucellosis Plan

posted on May 8, 2009 at 8:05 PM

BILLINGS, Mont (AP) -- The governors of Wyoming and Idaho say a federal plan to create a special livestock disease management zone in the Yellowstone region would "taint" the area's cattle industry but do nothing to eliminate the disease. Full Story

Western Governors Hope to Sway Future Energy Policy

posted on July 4, 2008 at 8:07 PM

TETON VILLAGE, Wyo (AP) — Citing a lack of federal leadership, the nation's Western governors want to draft a national energy policy they hope will influence the next presidential administration. Full Story
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