U.S. House and Senate agriculture committee proposals for a new farm law represent a “good faith” effort by lawmakers to resolve a trade dispute over cotton with Brazil, U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said.
Compounding pharmacies would have to register with the Food and Drug Administration and list the products they’ve made under legislation being considered by U.S. senators in response to last year’s meningitis outbreak.
When Thomas Perez was nominated in 2009 to a top Justice Department post, Senate Republicans delayed a vote for months over his past work with a group that aids immigrants, regardless of their legal status.
Frederick Newell, a part-time minister and small-business owner, says he thought he was helping the government when he blew the whistle on the alleged misuse of job-assistance funds in St. Paul, Minnesota.
Senate Republicans say Thomas Perez, a Justice Department official who’s been nominated to lead the U.S. Labor Department, faces tough questions about the role he played negotiating a deal that caused the city of St. Paul, Minnesota, to agree to drop a Supreme Court case.
U.S. Senator Pat Roberts asked colleagues to prevent Federal Communications Commission approval of Philip Falcone’s LightSquared until the agency shows the wireless service won’t disrupt the global-positioning system.