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WASHINGTON, DC | Rogers’ Opening Statement for Farm Bill Conference Meeting

WASHINGTON, DC—Congressman Mike Rogers attended the Farm Bill Conference Meeting today with his House and Senate colleagues. Rogers’ opening statement is below. Rogers is a senior member of the House Agriculture Committee and the only member from the State of Alabama. Opening Statement: Thank you, Mr. Chairman. I am pleased to once again represent Alabama … Continue reading WASHINGTON, DC | Rogers’ Opening Statement for Farm Bill Conference Meeting

TUSKEGEE, Ala. | History shared but unreconciled in city’s Confederate statue

TUSKEGEE, Ala. — In 1906, when aging, white Confederate veterans of the Civil War and black ex-slaves still lived on the old plantations of the Deep South, two very different celebrations were afoot in this city known even then as a beacon of black empowerment. Tuskegee Institute, founded to educate Southern blacks whose families had … Continue reading TUSKEGEE, Ala. | History shared but unreconciled in city’s Confederate statue