In The News
Meat Inspector Furloughs Would Be One Day a Week, USDA Official Says
By Ellyn Ferguson | CQ News | March 13, 2013
Meat packers could be forced to close one day a week under the Agriculture Department’s unfolding plan to address the sequester’s budget cuts.
Report: Alabama congressmen received $28,450 in NRA money in past four years
By Kent Faulk | AL.com | March 8, 2013
House passes FY 2013 funding measure with $2.119 billion for new NASA rocket
By Lee Roop | AL.com | March 6, 2013
Reps. Costa, Hastings co-chair specialty crop caucus
Western Farm Press | March 4, 2013
U.S. Representatives Jim Costa (D) of California and Doc Hastings (R) of Washington, co-chairs of the Congressional Specialty Crop Caucus, announced the reorganization of the caucus and membership for the 113th Congress.
Twin brothers to join sibling at U.S. Military Academy
By Lisa Rogers | Gadsden Times | March 3, 2013
When twin brothers Jonah and Micah Mills were kids, they told their parents they wanted to be in the military when they grew up.
U.S. House passes Violence Against Women Act reauthorization with help from 2 Alabama representatives
By Madison Underwood | AL.com | February 28, 2013
Shelby, Aderholt say sequester not good for nation
By Emily Hayes | Times-Journal | February 27, 2013
Unless Congress acts by Friday, a series of automatic cuts — called the sequester — will force spending reductions both for domestic programs and the military.
Capstone's Jim Crouse to Testify at Today's House Energy and Commerce Committee Hearing
Globe Newswire | February 26, 2013
Federal bill almost kills product line at HH Technologies
By Trent Moore | Cullman Times | February 22, 2013
Huntsville Mayor Tommy Battle prepared to 'slow down spending' because of looming sequestration threat
By Steve Doyle | AL.com | February 15, 2013
HUNTSVILLE, Alabama- The threat of America plunging off the fiscal cliff has sent the City of Huntsville into saving mode.