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Yeggo Donating Member (296 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Nov-20-10 02:17 PM
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Tester-Hagan: Doing Right By the Locals
I know there's a lot of controversy surrounding S.510 - the Food Safety Modernization Act, not only from the right, but among DU folks too. But I wanted to highlight some good legislating where I see it, and that's in the Tester-Hagan amendment. Kay Hagan of North Carolina counts among her constituency thousands of small farmers. She saw S.510 as imposing undue regulation on these farmers, who make less than $500,000 a year, and she did something about it.

So, instead of another post about what's wrong with DC, I thought I'd share one about how government was designed to work:

http://conversation101.squarespace.com/food-safety/2010...
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