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  • Food and Agriculture Policy Summit
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    Food and Agriculture Policy Summit

    Former secretaries of agriculture discussed the challenges and opportunities facing agriculture and potential changes in agriculture policy in the Obama administration. Former Secretary Bergland…

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  • African American Politics
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    African American Politics

    Moderated by Rep. Ford, current and former members of Congress examined the evolution of African American political power and described the challenges of the coming years. Topics included…

    66 views
  • Independent Counsel Practices
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    Independent Counsel Practices

    Witnesses testified about their experiences with independent counsel investigations, the lapse of the independent counsel statute, and the manner in which future investigations of…

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  • Agriculture Department Reorganization
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    Agriculture Department Reorganization

    Secretary Espy discussed yesterday’s news conference in which he announced the closing of more than 1,000 Department of Agriculture field offices. Some 11,000 positions will be eliminated…

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  • Agriculture Department Reorganization
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    Agriculture Department Reorganization

    Secretary Espy announced the closing of over 1000 field offices across the country as part of the administration’s government reform process. This downsizing will streamline service to the…

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  • Agriculture Issues
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    Agriculture Issues

    Secretary Espy spoke about the 1995 farm bill and other agriculture issues. Earlier this fall, Secretary Espy announced his resignation and plans to leave his position at the end of…

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  • Agriculture Department News Conference
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    Agriculture Department News Conference

    Secretary Espy announced his resignation effective December 31. The former Mississippi congressman has been under investigation for allegedly accepting illegal gifts. A court appointed…

    20 views
  • Rural Health Care
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    Rural Health Care

    Senator Daschle and Secretary Espy discussed the needs specific to health care reform in rural areas. Examples of such needs of rural residents were given by a representative of a farmers…

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  • Agricultural Concerns
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    Agricultural Concerns

    Secretary Espy spoke before a gathering of the Midwest Governors Association. He outlined the administation’s views on the 1995 farm bill, the reorganization of his agency, and trade talks.

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  • School Meal Health Standards
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    School Meal Health Standards

    Secretary Espy spoke about a proposed piece of legislation which would create minimum health standards for school lunches.

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  • Native American Issues
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    Native American Issues

    In his meeting with American Indian and Alaska Native tribal leaders today at the White House, President Clinton spoke of respecting the values, religions, identities, and sovereignty of Native…

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  • Agriculture Budget Appropriations
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    Agriculture Budget Appropriations

    The House Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development Food and Drug Administration, and Related agencies began their deliberations on appropriations requests for FY 1995.…

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  • Presidential Health Care Proposal
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    Presidential Health Care Proposal

    In this “Great Plains Summit On Rural Health Care,” members of congress and residents of neighboring states met with Mrs. Clinton and Senator Daschle to discuss the impact of the Clinton…

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  • Downsizing the Federal Workforce
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    Downsizing the Federal Workforce

    Witnesses testified on the downsizing of the federal workforce. Secretary Pena emphasized his role as a “manager” in the administration of his department and discussed the manner in which…

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  • Empowerment Zones Signing Ceremony
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    Empowerment Zones Signing Ceremony

    Addressing the media from the White House East Room today, President Clinton briefly commented on the Los Angeles earthquake and then discussed the Community Empowerment program. The…

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  • North American Free Trade Agreement Signing
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    North American Free Trade Agreement Signing

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  • Agriculture Outlook Conference
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    Agriculture Outlook Conference

    Secretary Espy opened the 70th annual Agriculture Outlook Conference, discussing the future of U.S. agriculture. Following his opening statement, other forum participants discussed numerous…

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  • North American Free Trade Agreement
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    North American Free Trade Agreement

    President Clinton, accompanied by Vice President Gore, approached a microphone to speak to supporters and the press moments after the House voted 234-200 to pass the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). He…

    56 views
  • NAFTA Impact on Agriculture
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    NAFTA Impact on Agriculture

    The participants, members of the House Agriculture committee and administration officials, discussed the advantages to agriculture should the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) be…

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  • North American Free Trade Agreement
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    North American Free Trade Agreement

    President Clinton, joined by Secretary Espy, spoke by phone with agricultural interests in Missouri, Iowa, and other segments of the country. The farmers and small business owners asked the…

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