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Top Ten Things Going on in Washington DC - August 2012
The Romney campaign formally announced that Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan will be the GOP's 2012 vice presidential nominee.
AVMA member Ted Yoho pulled a major upset and won the Republican primary in Florida’s 3rd district defeating incumbent Rep. Cliff Stearns.
AVMA-CAN has issued an
asking Congress to ensure AVMA GHLIT is preserved under the new healthcare law.
Federal Trade Commission
seeks veterinarians’ input on pet medication issues
Congress takes August break without passing the Farm Bill.
Several pieces of legislation concerning animal welfare saw action in the Senate.
AVMA and the Animal Health Institute (AHI) hosted a Capitol Hill panel on the role veterinarians play in food safety and public health.
Video available online
The AVMA is currently accepting applications for 2013 Governmental Relations Externships.
The deadline for submission is October 12.
Dennis Kucinich takes aim at FDA for lack of action on pet jerky treats.
National Zoo cheetah cubs named for fastest American Olympians.
Tell Congress to oppose legislation requiring veterinarians to write out every prescription!
Tell Congress to Support the Veterinary Medicine Loan Repayment Program Enhancement Act
Do your part to protect the welfare of walking horses!
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