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S.2221 Preserving America's Family Farms Act, 112th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Mar 21, 2012 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

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  • 100% of users support S.2221

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    • American Farm Bureau Federation

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    • United States Cattlemen Association

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    • Illinois Farm Bureau

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    • Family Research Council

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    • First Focus Campaign for Children

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    • American Federation of Teachers

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    • Child Labor Coalition

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    • Association of Farmworker Opportunity Programs

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    • AG NEWS 07/26/2012 « All Ag News - July 26, 2012 by admin - Alexander encouraged the Senate to bring S. 2221 to the floor and pass it sooner rather than later. ================================================== “House Ag Meets on Swaps and Futures Markets” ...

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      As noted by admin on July 26, 2012, "Alexander encouraged the Senate to bring S. 2221 to the floor and pass it sooner rather than later. ================================================== “House Ag Meets on Swaps and Futures Markets” ..." (/url?q=http://www.allagnews.com/archives/5620&sa=U&ei=97cSUNTNJYLf0gGM0IGACg&ved=0CCwQmAEwBA&usg=AFQjCNFT3_kxpfiMAKJHfJnxDOD4Tyr-7g)
    • House passes youth labor legislation « TSCRA News Update - July 26, 2012 by TSCRA - The legislation (S. 2221) currently has 44 cosponsors. Alexander said he encourages the Senate to bring S. 2221 to the floor and pass it sooner rather than later. “We appreciate the administration listening to U.S. agriculture and pulling this ...

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      As noted by TSCRA on July 26, 2012, "The legislation (S. 2221) currently has 44 cosponsors. Alexander said he encourages the Senate to bring S. 2221 to the floor and pass it sooner rather than later. “We appreciate the administration listening to U.S. agriculture and pulling this ..." (/url?q=http://tscra.org/news_blog/%3Fp%3D8891&sa=U&ei=97cSUNTNJYLf0gGM0IGACg&ved=0CCQQmAEwAg&usg=AFQjCNEJkrjiL58teEz8WaY4ms3fD_H9ZQ)
    • READ the NAFB's National Ag News as heard inside the BARN for ... - July 26, 2012 by Brian Allmer - Alexander encouraged the Senate to bring S. 2221 to the floor and pass it sooner rather than later. ***********************************************************************************************. “House Ag Meets on Swaps and ...

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      As noted by Brian Allmer on July 26, 2012, "Alexander encouraged the Senate to bring S. 2221 to the floor and pass it sooner rather than later. ***********************************************************************************************. “House Ag Meets on Swaps and ..." (/url?q=http://brianallmerradionetwork.wordpress.com/2012/07/26/read-the-nafbs-national-ag-news-as-heard-inside-the-barn-for-july-26th/&sa=U&ei=Ql4RUKiwDefo0QHR1YCwCg&ved=0CC0QmAEwBA&usg=AFQjCNHjWVsxN3gWXr5vKBXy2wqqbi-uGA)

    Highly Rated News Articles

    • Youth Ag Labor Legislation Passes House - July 25, 2012 by Farm Futures - The Preserving America's Family Farm Act, H.R. 4157, passed the House Tuesday with a bipartisan voice vote. The act, introduced by Congressman Tom Latham, R-Iowa, prohibits the Secretary of Labor from finalizing or enforcing its previously proposed rule ..

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      As noted by Farm Futures on July 25, 2012, "The Preserving America's Family Farm Act, H.R. 4157, passed the House Tuesday with a bipartisan voice vote. The act, introduced by Congressman Tom Latham, R-Iowa, prohibits the Secretary of Labor from finalizing or enforcing its previously proposed rule .." (http://farmfutures.com/story.aspx/youth-ag-labor-legislation-passes-house-0-61841)
    • NCBA hails House passage of youth labor legislation - July 24, 2012 by CattleNetwork.com - WASHINGTON - The Obama Administration’s Department of Labor (DOL), April 26, 2012, withdrew its proposed rule regarding youth in agriculture. The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA), along with an overwhelming majority of congressio ...

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      As noted by CattleNetwork.com on July 24, 2012, "WASHINGTON - The Obama Administration’s Department of Labor (DOL), April 26, 2012, withdrew its proposed rule regarding youth in agriculture. The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA), along with an overwhelming majority of congressio ..." (http://www.cattlenetwork.com/cattle-news/association/NCBA-hails-House-passage-of-youth-labor-legislation-163607946.html)
    • NCBA hails House passage of youth labor legislation - July 24, 2012 by CattleNetwork.com - WASHINGTON - The Obama Administration’s Department of Labor (DOL), April 26, 2012, withdrew its proposed rule regarding youth in agriculture. The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA), along with an overwhelming majority of congressio ...

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      As noted by CattleNetwork.com on July 24, 2012, "WASHINGTON - The Obama Administration’s Department of Labor (DOL), April 26, 2012, withdrew its proposed rule regarding youth in agriculture. The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA), along with an overwhelming majority of congressio ..." (http://www.cattlenetwork.com/cattle-news/association/ncba/NCBA-hails-House-passage-of-youth-labor-legislation-163607946.html)
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