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Congressman Focusing on Ag, Forestation Issues

Ag Economy and Forest Management. Those are the two major issues that Nevada County’s Congressman Doug LaMalfa is concerned with. He sits on the Agriculture and Natural Resources Committees in Washington, and was recently in town and visited KNCO to give us an update. LaMalfa says farm prices are dropping, and while he is not for governmental regulation, there are certain things that Congress can do to help…

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LaMalfa says they are also looking into the food stamp program, to see how they can make it work better. On the natural resources side, LaMalfa says, especially with the looming threat of wildfires this and every summer, something needs to be done to get rid of some of the fuel in the state’s National Forests…

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LaMalfa says we’re approaching 30-million dead trees in California.

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