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Feb 12, 2014

American Farm Bureau Federation Statement on DOL Withdrawal of Family Farm Regulation

The Department of Labor agreed to revisit Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) policy after bipartisan, bicameral letters tell OSHA to stay off small farms.

Jun 14, 2013

House Ag Committee Approves Farm Bill.

On May 16, 2013, the House Agriculture Committee approved H.R. 1947, the Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management (FARRM) Act of 2013, by a bipartisan vote of 36-10.

May 21, 2013 | Subcommittee on Health

Smith Asks How Medicare Reform Proposals Would Affect Rural States

The exchange took place as part of a Ways & Means Health Subcommittee hearing on proposals to reform Medicare.

Apr 8, 2013 | Sampson Independent

McIntyre to serve as Rural Caucus co-chairman

U.S. Congressman Mike McIntyre will be one of the co-chairmen of the Congressional Rural Caucus in the 113th Congress. Read more: The Sampson Independent - McIntyre to serve as Rural Caucus co chairman