Conservation ProgramsThe new legislation includes changes to the Conservation Reserve Program which pays farmers to remove sensitive lands from production of agricultural crops in a way that should reduce nutrient loadings and prevent soil erosions in rural agricultural basins. There are caps on the total enrollment of acreage authorized in the program. These caps include 27.5 million acres in fiscal 2014. This cap drops to 24 million acres in fiscal 2018. This is a drop from the current maximum enrollment level of 32 million acres in fiscal 2013. … [Read more...] about Conservation and Energy Provisions are Important Parts of New Farm Legislation
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Scheduled procedures and appointments at Christus St. Elizabeth and Beaumont Bone and Joint Institute scheduled before 10 a.m. Thursday are CANCELED. Christus St. Mary Outpatient Center in Mid County is RESCHEDULING all morning appointments. The Christus St. Elizabeth and St. Mary emergency departments are open, but the hospitals urge people not to attempt to drive in and to call 9-1-1 for help: "At this time, emergency room visits should be used for lifesaving trauma and emergency needs." Christus Jasper Memorial Hospital is OPEN. Update at 5 a.m.: … [Read more...] about The Latest: ‘We’re in strict life-saving mode right now’
Rules and other guidance released Monday provide some ways out. People who live in a county where only one insurer offers Obamacare-compliant health plans now can get an exemption to the law’s individual mandate penalties right away. (They’ll go away for everyone next year under legislation passed as part of tax overhaul.) The administration is allowing older plans that predated Obamacare and that don’t follow all its rules to stick around another year. It’s also allowing health plans to cover a slightly less robust set of benefits, although those changes are mostly marginal. … [Read more...] about Republicans Couldn’t Knock Down Obamacare. So They’re Finding Ways Around It.
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Police say Rivera followed and confronted Tibbetts while she was out for a run on July 18 and later stabbed her to death. He has been jailed on $5 million bond while awaiting trial on a first-degree murder charge, which carries a sentence of life in prison. The federal government has also filed an immigration detainer, which means he would be subject to deportation proceedings if acquitted. … [Read more...] about Man charged in death of Iowa student was known by another name