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Drought sparks request to halt ethanol mandate

July 30, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

Livestock, poultry producer groups say high feed costs jeopardizing meat production
WASHINGTON, D.C. Livestock and poultry groups from across the country have banded together to request the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency implement an immediate waiver of the nation’s Renewable Fuels Standard for corn-based ethanol in light of continued drought conditions. Continue Reading

Health care overhaul upheld

June 28, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday upheld nearly all of the landmark federal health law, affirming its mandate that most everyone carry insurance, but complicating the government’s plan to extend coverage to the poorest Americans. Continue Reading