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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Sep 01, 2005
By dvm360.com staff
Minneapolis — Dr. Ford W. Bell seeks election to the U.S. Senate in November 2006, vying to become the nation's third veterinarian on Capitol Hill.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Aug 01, 2005
Washington —The microchip controversy has entered Congress as an amendment to the House's agriculture appropriations bill for 2006.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Aug 01, 2005
By dvm360.com staff
Orlando — The Florida Veterinary Medical Association (FVMA) breaths a sigh of relief after Gov. Jeb Bush vetoed a bill that carried lenient standards on pharmacy dispensing laws.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jul 01, 2005
Tallahassee, Fla. — The Florida Veterinary Medical Association (FVMA) is working to stifle a bill that would allow non-human medications to be processed with only a faxed prescription.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jun 01, 2005
Washington — Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges (AAVMC) officials want Congress to strengthen the nation's veterinary programs by more than $1.5 billion.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: May 01, 2005
Sacramento, Calif. — As the California Veterinary Medical Association (CVMA) takes heat for fighting West Hollywood's declaw ban, the group votes to support legislation to outlaw ear cropping, a largely cosmetic procedure.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: May 01, 2005
Austin, Texas — Texas House Bill 522, if passed, would require veterinarians to write prescriptions for client's pets on demand — an issue that creates numerous concerns for the Texas Veterinary Medical Association (TVMA) as well as practitioners.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: May 01, 2005
Columbus, Ohio — As Ohio lawmakers haggle over a $51.3-billion budget initiative, several amendments have caught the attention of veterinary leaders in the state.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Apr 01, 2005
Georgia governor finds similarities in diagnosing disease and solving public policy problems.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jul 01, 2004
Raleigh, NC -Criticism could continue to plague veterinarians, as a proposed animal protection act did not see its way into the state's legislature this year.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jun 01, 2004
By dvm360.com staff
Washington-Dr. Jack O. Walther has urged Congress to commit more federal funds toward battling chronic wasting (CWD) disease in elk and deer herds.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jun 01, 2004
By dvm360.com staff
Legislation advances despite organized veterinary medicine's efforts to derail controversial measure
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Apr 01, 2004
Columbus-The Ohio Legislature is mulling a bill that, similar to existing agricultural commodity programs, would market the equine profession to the public.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Mar 01, 2004
By dvm360.com staff
Schaumburg, Ill.-The American Horse Slaughter Prevention Act (H.R. 857) holds potential to harm more horses than it rescues, according to the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA).
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jan 01, 2004
Washington-The government might start paying off veterinary student loans to entice new graduates to work in underserved areas.