The Supreme Court on Monday found that North Carolina’s congressional map was illegally drawn to concentrate black voters in two oddly shaped districts, a ruling that Democrats think could help them challenge other Republican-tilted political maps across the South.
By Paul Shukovsky Shellfish growers in Washington’s Willapa Bay and nearby Gray’s Harbor are facing opposition from food activists and environmentalists over their proposal to spray a pesticide on tideflats to prevent losing up to 80 percent of their harvest. The growers are seeking a permit to spray imidacloprid, a neonicotinoid, on tideflats[…]Read More »
Senator Chuck Grassley of Iowa remains optimistic that a Farm Bill will find its way to the Senate floor before the end of the year, but he said tax reform will likely move first. Read moreRead More »