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Bonds issued to help state clinch federal lab

May 1, 2008

Topeka, Kan. — To demonstrate the state's commitment to housing a federal bio-security laboratory, the Kansas governor signed legislation to issue $105 million in bonds.

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AVMA vice presidential office faces scrutiny

May 1, 2008

Sacramento, Calif. — The California Veterinary Medical Association (CVMA) wants to rid its national counterpart of the vice presidency — an office that critics claim generates more election politics than student interest in the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA).

AVMA calls on veterinarians to lobby for Farm Bill

April 8, 2008

Washington - 4/8/08 - The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) wants veterinarians to pressure lawmakers to support the Senate's version of the Farm Bill.

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Kansas bill calls for study of veterinary 'drug shopping'

April 1, 2008

Topeka, Kan. — An unprecedented study about drug shopping and "doc-hopping" in veterinary medicine hinges on the passage of a pending Kansas bill aimed at tighter prescription oversight.

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Liability stripped from Colorado bill; focus shifts to rabies control

April 1, 2008

Denver, Co. — A stalled state bill moved ahead after a provision was removed allowing pet owners to seek non-economic damages against veterinarians.

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DA files criminal charges in slaughterhouse case

March 1, 2008

San Bernardino, Calif. — A judge issued warrants last month for two California slaughterhouse workers accused of abusing sick and injured cattle.

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Animal -abuse scandal triggers largest meat recall in history

March 1, 2008

Chino, Calif. — A California meat company recalled 143 million pounds of beef last month in response to animal-abuse allegations that center on purported efforts to sneak sick and injured cattle into the U.S. food system.

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In the public eye

March 1, 2008

Rockville, Md. — She wants to build collaborations, share ideas in a transparent system with one over-arching ethos: ensure public health.

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AAEP to tour Mexican slaughter plants

March 1, 2008

Lexington, Ky. — Four American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) leaders want to visit Mexican horse-slaughter plants following widespread reports of equine abuse and inhumane euthanasia.

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