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Maui Voters to Decide Whether to Ban GMO Crops

posted on October 31, 2014 at 2:57 PM

Dozens of Maui mothers are going door-to-door to urge voters to back a ban on the cultivation of genetically engineered crops because they think they are unsafe. Full Story

Board Puts Soda Tax before San Francisco Voters

posted on July 24, 2014 at 11:00 AM

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco lawmakers narrowly agreed Tuesday to place a 2-cent-per-ounce tax on sugary drinks on the November ballot, a move that promises to turn the election into an expensive fight between the beverage industry and... Full Story

Pipeline Supporters Seek Quick Senate Vote

posted on May 2, 2014 at 10:54 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a struggle steeped in election-year politics, supporters of the proposed Keystone XL pipeline are seeking a swift Senate vote on legislation to approve construction of the project that environmentalists oppose strongly... Full Story

GMO Labels Vote in Washington State May Have Ramifications for Country

posted on November 8, 2013 at 12:15 PM

GMO Labels Vote in Washington State May Have Ramifications for Country
A vote in Washington State regarding GMO labeling proves a victory for some of the nation's top food companies and could have ramifications for the rest of the country. Full Story

Minn. beef producers to vote on doubling checkoff

posted on August 23, 2013 at 2:54 PM

Minnesota beef producers vote in February on whether to double the state checkoff to $2 for every head sold to help elevate the image of beef. Full Story

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