November 18, 2013
by Christine Stuart | November 18, 2013 10:26am
Friday was a busy day at the state Department of Consumer Protection — it was the final day to submit applications to become a licensed medical marijuana grower or seller in Connecticut. Of the 42 submitted applications, 39 arrived on Friday, including 16 for grower licenses and 26 to open a dispensary.
Tags: medical marijuana, Thomas Macre, Three-C, Waterbury, Neil O'Leary, growers, dh
November 13, 2013
by Christine Stuart | November 13, 2013 12:00pm
U.S. Rep. Rosa DeLauro, the former chairwoman of the subcommittee responsible for funding the Agriculture Department, wrote 50 billionaires Tuesday and asked them to provide more information about the subsidies they receive under the farm bill.
Tags: rosa delauro, billionaires, food stamps, farm bill, SNAP, dh
November 11, 2013
by Bryan Hurlburt | November 11, 2013 10:38pm
This fall, Congress has an important opportunity to create jobs and grow the economy by passing a long-term, comprehensive Food, Farm and Jobs Bill. The Farm Bill impacts every American, every day by providing a wide range of programs that strengthen our nation.
Tags: farm bill, Bryan Hurlburt, argiculture, USDA
September 25, 2013
by Hugh McQuaid | September 25, 2013 3:09pm
September 19, 2013
by Christine Stuart | September 19, 2013 4:07pm
August 27, 2013
by Christine Stuart | August 27, 2013 2:19pm
August 23, 2013
by Christine Stuart | August 23, 2013 11:59am
August 16, 2013
by Bryan Hurlburt | August 16, 2013 9:08am
Earlier this year, the U.S. Senate passed a common sense immigration reform measure in a strongly bipartisan fashion, supported by both U.S. Sens. Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy. This was an important step in the right direction — especially for producers, farm workers, and rural communities in our state.
Tags: bryan hurlburt, Farm Service Agency, economy, immigration, agriculture, dh
July 29, 2013
by Christine Stuart | July 29, 2013 4:59pm
July 23, 2013
by Jacqueline Wattles | July 23, 2013 4:30am