Senate tries rarely successful tool to stop USDA catfish inspection

Less than three months after USDA began inspection of catfish imports, the Senate voted, 55-43, to nullify the program. The method it chose, a joint resolution of disapproval under the Congressional Review Act of 1996, has knocked out only one federal regulation, a Labor Department rule on ergonomics in 2001. Arizona Sen. John McCain, sponsor of… » Read More

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