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After the resounding vote in the state Senate supporting labeling of genetically modified ingredients [May 22, Connecticut, "Senate Backs GMO Labeling"] Speaker of the House Brendan Sharkey can either attempt to reclaim the mantle of leadership or get out...
Associated PressWASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate on Thursday voted to limit the amount of government subsidies the wealthiest farmers receive when purchasing crop insurance. The vote was one small victory this week for critics of a massive, five-year farm bill that...
If you believe you have a right to know what you put in your body, join us at 11 a.m. Saturday at Main Beach for the March Against Monsanto. If you believe our Aliso Beach fire pits are a sacred right to enjoy a bonfire at the beach, let your local...
Contributing Writer“What are you doing, Dad?” my son asked when he called me on his cell phone. I was sitting on our back patio, admiring the work I’d done, having just planted the first third of my garden with the non-genetically modified seeds I had oh-...
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A group calling itself CTFarmtoFood.org has a full-page ad in The Courant today [May 21] trying to portray genetically modified food as not being harmful, and urging us to demand that our state representatives vote no on bills requiring labeling of...
Legislation to require that genetically modified foods be labeled in Connecticut cruised throught the state Senate this week, and activists were hoping that a "March Against Monsanto" in Hartford Saturday will keep up the pressure. People who believe...
Hospital charges This is in response to the extensive article on the variations of same-procedure charges ("An acute gap in prices at hospitals; U.S. list offers look at billing disparities for same procedure," Page 1, May 9). Not only the variation is...
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ReutersMay 22 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories in the Wall Street Journal. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy. * Federal investigators apparently accessed records of calls to and from a phone number at Fox...
The Hartford CourantA bill that would require food made with genetically modified organisms to carry labels cleared the state Senate late Tuesday night. The Senate's approval, on a 35-1 vote, gives new energy to a measure that had strong grassroots backing but appeared...
Letters to the editor from Naperville and Plainfield residents. Adult texters As I drive both in the suburbs and city, I am absolutely stunned at how many people, adults, not kids, are texting while driving. I have a son who is 16 and is out there...
Associated PressWASHINGTON (AP) — The organic food industry is gaining influence on Capitol Hill, prompted by its entry into traditional farm states and by increasing consumer demand. That's not going over well with everyone in Congress. Tensions between...
Farmers considering energy beet production in the future should assess what herbicides they use during this growing season due to potential residue impact. “Many growers across North Dakota are looking hard at a new industrial crop called energy beets,...
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