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Friday 01/31/14

Ag Groups React Favorably to House Immigration Principles
Immigration reform will once again take up a significant amount of debate outside the House chambers this year. House leaders released a set of principles on Thursday to pass legislation, but lawmakers also indicated there likely would not be a floor vote until after the primary season has ended. It's possible no real legislation could come until a lame-duck session after the fall general election as well.[Read Full Blog Post]
Posted at 9:15AM CST 01/31/14 by Chris Clayton | Post a Comment
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A lot of truth, TX. Ag is not the tip of the iceburg. Expand your comments to include the maids, gardeners, motel/hotel housekeepers and a multitude of other servants. I believe adopting and enforcing a workfare program would be the beginning of a solution to many serious issues in this nation. The opponents of this concept will cry, not a living wage. However most of us started at the bottom and are still a lot closer to the cellar than the top floor.
Posted by Bonnie Dukowitz at 5:24AM CST 02/03/14
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