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Obama seeks money, fast hearings to curb young migrant surge

July 8, 2014 in Uncategorized

WASHINGTON — The U.S. administration took steps Tuesday to halt a cross-border surge of children from Central America, asking Congress for $3.7 billion in emergency spending and putting in place plans to make the youngsters’ deportation hearings …continue reading on

Farm Bill a priority as ‘fiscal cliff’ looms

December 13, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

WASHINGTON Every five years, Congress reassess the Farm Bill a bill that conserves farmland and supports farmers and ranchers. After reviewing the bill, Congress usually passes legislation that sets national agriculture, nutrition, conservation and forest policy. Continue Reading