politics http://hppr.org en Texas Panhandle Lawmakers Mostly Uncontested in Primaries… So Far http://hppr.org/post/texas-panhandle-lawmakers-mostly-uncontested-primaries-so-far <p>In Texas, a crowded field of hopefuls is expected for statewide offices in the March primaries.&nbsp; However, for most Texas Panhandle posts, those primary races are going uncontested. Thu, 31 Oct 2013 05:01:00 +0000 Adam Vos 23650 at http://hppr.org Texas Panhandle Lawmakers Mostly Uncontested in Primaries… So Far Farmers frustrated by farm bill extension http://hppr.org/post/farmers-frustrated-farm-bill-extension-0 <p>Farmers and ranchers across the country expected to start the new year with a new farm bill, the all-important legislation setting agricultural policy for the next five years.</p><p>As House and Senate negotiators worked feverishly at the turn of the year to come to a fiscal cliff deal, word leaked that the Agriculture Committees had finally come to an agreement on a long-awaited new farm bill. But the final fiscal cliff deal ditched new legislation and merely extended parts of the bill that expired in October.</p> Sat, 05 Jan 2013 03:38:10 +0000 JEREMY BERNFELD 10758 at http://hppr.org Farmers frustrated by farm bill extension