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4:51 pm
Thu January 16, 2014

Top Obama Administration Official Visits UK

U-S Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack
Credit USA Today

During a visit to UK, U-S Ag. Secy. Tom Vilsack said he remains hopeful that a long-delayed farm bill will eventually get passed by Congress.

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6:46 am
Fri June 7, 2013

Ky's Senators Blocked In Effort To Legalize Hemp

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Kentucky's U.S. senators suffered a setback Thursday in their efforts to re-establish industrial hemp as a legal crop, but they vowed to continue their campaign after getting blocked as they tried to attach hemp language to the Senate farm bill.

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and Sen. Rand Paul said they would oppose the Senate farm legislation.

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Local/Regional News
3:58 pm
Thu August 23, 2012

Food Stamps In The Crosshairs

LEXINGTON, Ky. - The President of Feeding America, a nationwide network of food banks and anti-hunger agencies, is calling on Congress to maintain funding for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, also known as SNAP or food stamps.

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