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Shuler wins re-election bid in Virginia

December 1, 2009

Richmond, Va.—Veterinarian-turned-politician stays in office

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Letter to the Editor: Entering the health-care debate

December 1, 2009

How will the potential healthcare reform affect veterinarians?

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Pet health insurance: What we're learning from ObamaCare

December 1, 2009

Veterinarians—not insurance companies—may be in charge now and in the future when it comes to pet insurance.

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Letter to the Editor: New welfare war

December 1, 2009

Where do you stand on the animal rights issue?

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Veterinarian battles for re-election in Virginia House

November 3, 2009

Richmond, Va. -- Veterinarian-turned-politician Jim Shuler (D-Va.) is up for re-election today, and his opponent is a college student from his former alma mater.

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Ohio voters to decide fate of livestock board

November 3, 2009

Columbus, Ohio -- Ohio voters today will decide whether or not a state board is needed to regulate livestock housing.

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Schwarzenegger vetoes two animal welfare bills

October 12, 2009

Sacramento, Calif. -- Bipartisan support in the California Legislature was not enough to save two animal-welfare laws from Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's veto.

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Shrader calls on profession to help guide policy decisions in Washington

October 1, 2009

U.S. Rep. Kurt Shrader (D-Ore.), DVM, has been pulled into a number of discussions in Congress regarding public health, food safety and legislation targeting workforce expansion for veterinarians and calls on other DVMs and veterinary associations for input on policy decisions.

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VSIA addresses veterinary service shortage

September 27, 2009

Washington -- The Veterinary Services Investment Act (VSIA), which will establish grants to confront veterinary-service shortages, was introduced by U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.) and John Thune (R-S.D.).

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