Stay up to date with your U.S. House of Representatives Veterinary Medicine Caucus

Stay up to date with your U.S. House of Representatives Veterinary Medicine Caucus

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Dec 03, 2013
By dvm360.com staff


Veterinary caucus headlines:

U.S. representatives reach across the aisle to form veterinary caucus
Veterinarians-turned-politicians plan to give bipartisan support to veterinary health issues.

Veterinary caucus introduces bill to protect mobile practitioners
HR 1528 would exempt veterinarians from DEA restrictions on transporting controlled substances.

U.S. House veterinary caucus members take opposing stances over government shutdown
Kurt Schrader forfeits pay in light of Congress failure to pass a budget; Ted Yoho stands with conservatives to defundObamacare.

AVMA calls on Congress, veterinary caucus, to stop 'bickering' and end shutdown
Association says animal welfare, food safety and research hang in the balance.

Medical device tax axed in latest budget proposal from bipartisan legislators
Dems agree to eliminate tax--which would hit equipment used in veterinary practice--in exchange for six-month funding of federal budget.

Center for Veterinary Biologics employees sent back to work to approve animal vaccines
Despite shutdown furloughs, AVMA and Rep. Schrader push ag secretary to reassess CVB workers as critical to public health

Schrader:

Election 2010: Veterinarian Kurt Schrader remains in tight race for U.S. House
He picked up the endorsement by the Oregonian, but veterinarian Kurt Schrader’s (D-Ore.) re-election bid is just too close to call according to the Congressional Quarterly.

Oregon veterinarian Kurt Schrader battles for U.S. House seat

Picking up a slew of endorsements, veterinarian and Oregon Senator Kurt Schrader (D-Canby) vies for the U.S. House of Representatives seat.

Schrader wins seat in Congress

Oregon DVM will work with AVMA on a pro-animal, pro-veterinary agenda

Inside politics: An interview with U.S. Congressman and veterinarian Kurt Schrader
When it comes to public policy, veterinarians are in a unique authoritative position, according to U.S. Congressman Kurt Schrader, DVM (D-Ore.).

Yoho:

Florida veterinarian looks to capture congressional seat
Republican Ted Yoho relies on business success, conservative values in campaign.

Veterinarian running for congress compares pigs to politicians in political advertisement
In a nod to his experience as a large animal veterinarian, Ted Yoho, DVM, has run a political advertisement with actors dressed in suits slinging mud.

Florida veterinarian wins Congressional seat

Political rookie Ted Yoho beats Dem opponent by more than 100,000 votes.