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Fish Factor: Frankenfish labeling advances in Congress

...If genetically modified salmon is approved by the federal government, it may be labeled as such. The U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee last week passed the bipartisan Murkowski-Begich amendment requiring that consumers be advised of what...
Panel seeks study of Thane heliport

...identify helicopter landing sites and routes to reduce aircraft noise, based on an bill approved by the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee on Friday. The funding would be used to prepare an environmental impact statement for helicopter landing...
My Turn: Why don't they understand the concept of 'no more'?

Two judges on the Ninth Circuit of Appeals attracted a loud negative reaction when they ruled that the pledge of allegiance is unconstitutional for school recitation because of the two words in it: "under God." They are rethinking their decision before they get reversed again by the U.S. Supreme Court, standard procedure for the Ninth.
Committee OKs $21 million for federal fisheries center

The U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee this month approved $21 million for the Lena Point fisheries center - the last chunk of money needed to fund construction of the...
Air traffic control faces staff shortage

...administrator Patrick Poe said in June. Thompson and other union representatives support an upcoming vote in the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee authorizing funding for the FAA and other transportation agencies. He said a bipartisan group of senators...
Phone breaks elude state?

...companies. ``It's extremely complicated,'' said Lisa Sutherland, deputy staff director for the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee, chaired by Ted Stevens, an Alaska Republican. ``It kind of depends who you talk to whether this...
$1 million gives city kids look at Bush life

...with $1 million in federal money secured by Alaska U.S. Sen. Ted Stevens. Stevens, chairman of the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee, included the project in the budget deal that passed the Senate on Friday. The deal previously cleared...
Reluctance to accept end of earmarks in Alaska

...or rural clinics. "Hopefully, we can weather through this, and we don't need any big projects." U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Daniel Inouye, D-Hawaii, announced the ban Tuesday. For years, Inouye worked closely with...
Ethanol plant pie in the sky?

...but southern Southeast locations have been discussed. Alaska Republican Ted Stevens, chairman of the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee, is seeking $2 million to study the project and pick up some of its engineering costs. The funding...


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