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DeMint Amendment Defeated

Posted on 6/28/2012 by Chris Heiss in Checkoff

Another closely watched vote was on the amendment offered by Senator Jim DeMint (R-SC). The amendment would have prohibited mandatory promotion and research orders, or checkoff programs.

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Sen. DeMint Introduces Checkoff Amendment

Posted on 6/22/2012 by Chris Heiss in 2012 Farm Bill Checkoff

As reported in last week's Advocacy Alert, the 2012 Farm Bill, known formally as the Agriculture Reform, Food, and Jobs Act (S. 3240), was brought to the Senate floor for discussion. Since its introduction, more than 220 amendments (many having nothing to do with agriculture) have been filed.

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DeMint Amendment Defeated

Posted on 6/22/2012 by Chris Heiss in Checkoff

Another closely watched vote was on the amendment offered by Senator Jim DeMint (R-SC). The amendment would have prohibited mandatory promotion and research orders, or checkoff programs.

read more..

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