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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Oct 01, 2006
Washington—The American Horse Slaughter Prevention Act, overwhelmingly passed by the House of Representatives on Sept. 7, now moves to the Senate—meaning it will be 2007 before that body acts on it.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Oct 01, 2006
With a country at war in Iraq and increasingly hostile economic times at home, the political fervor over this nation's top issues will be on voters' minds Nov. 7. Sixteen DVMs vie for office.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Sep 01, 2006
Washington — Legislation that ties federal grants to including pets in local and state evacuation plans hinges on last-minute negotiations between Congress' two chambers.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: May 01, 2006
Trenton, N.J. — He's put away the scuba gear, paused the pottery wheel and plans to rearrange time spent as his practice to do one thing — run for the New Jersey General Assembly.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Feb 14, 2006
By dvm360.com staff
TOPEKA, KAN. - 2/14/06 - A Kansas Senate bill would classify serious acts of animal cruelty as a felony.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Feb 01, 2006
By dvm360.com staff
Washington — Wyeth Pharmaceuticals plans to aid a Senate investigation after allegations surfaced that the company attempted to discredit a Food and Drug Administration (FDA) officer who challenged the safety of ProHeart 6.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Dec 01, 2005
Washington — The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) turned up the political chatter against high-volume breeders in testimony before the U.S. Senate.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Dec 01, 2005
Washington — Congress has sent the White House a $101-billion agriculture appropriations measure that earmarks funds for several key veterinary initiatives, including $500,000 for the National Veterinary Medical Services Act (NVMSA).
Sep 24, 2005
By dvm360.com staff
WASHINGTON - 9/24/2005 - Lester M. Crawford, DVM, PhD, resigned as commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration. He was considered the highest ranking veterinarian serving in public office.
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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.