Gains for animal health in farm bill
Recently passed federal legislation will improve national animal disease detection and response capabilities.
Veterinary lawmakers a rare breed
The personal and professional lives of veterinarians are affected by legislation and regulation every day, from when they write a prescription to when…
AVMA request: Commenting deadline for compounding
Farm bill delivers victory for veterinary medicine
The nation’s new farm bill creates critical programs to improve animal health and enhance the nation’s ability to prevent and respond to animal…
Coronavirus emergency law gives paid leave
A new federal law expands the existing paid family medical and leave program from its current form and gives paid sick leave to workers who did not…
Board chair embraces veterinary family ties
Dr. Rena Carlson, chair of the AVMA Board of Directors, has held leadership roles since early in her veterinary career. She spoke to JAVMA News about…
Once more around the track
Racetrack-led coalition created to address horse racing deaths, safety concerns
Q&A: As partisan storms rage, congressman tacks toward the center
As a moderate Democrat in the House of Representatives, Rep. Kurt Schrader is a rarity in a Congress riven by partisan passions.
Customs, APHIS inspectors needed at ports to meet growing demand
Members of Congress are calling for hundreds more agriculture inspections at ports of entry.
Marijuana treatments, drug monitoring programs discussed
AVMA House of Delegates members want the Association to develop policies and further guidance on emerging issues affecting the profession, such as