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No economic recovery for pet loss

August 5, 2009

A Calif. high court has upheld a decision several states have already made.

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Ohio considers livestock housing board

August 1, 2009

A ballot issue that would create a statewide board standardizing livestock housing is a step in the right direction.

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California Senate clears bill aimed at increasing number of DVMs

August 1, 2009

Sacramento — Legislators moved forward on a bill that would loosen its licensing practices to increase the number of veterinarians in the state.

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California pays workers with IOUs

August 1, 2009

Sacramento — The fiscal crisis in California is so serious, the state issued IOUs to organizations relying on state funds to operate.

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University of Florida veterinary college staves off big funding cut

July 1, 2009

Gainesville, Fla. — The University of Florida veterinary college's pleas to state legislators and the university for minimal budget cuts achieved results.

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N.Y. bill would require DVMs to certify some animal breeders

July 1, 2009

Albany, N.Y. — New York veterinarians may have to certify some animal breeders if a bill is passed by state legislators.

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OVMA calls for more veterinarian representation on Ohio livestock board

June 28, 2009

Columbus, Ohio -- A ballot issue that would create a statewide board standardizing livestock housing is a step in the right direction, according to the Ohio Veterinary Medical Association (OVMA).

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Louisiana lawmakers eye graduate tuition increases

June 25, 2009

Baton Rouge, La. -- Tuition may be going up $1,500 a year at the Louisiana State University School of Veterinary Medicine next year if state legislators have their way.

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Lawmaker calls for new Texas veterinary college

June 24, 2009

Amarillo, Texas -- A Texas senator believes a new veterinary school, or a large-animal program, might be what it takes to increase the number of food-animal veterinarians in his state.

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