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Farm Bill Headed to Obama After Senate Passage

February 4, 2014-Christopher Doering of USA Today

WASHINGTON — After years of delays and contentious negotiations that threatened to derail the farm bill, Congress completed its work on a new five-year package Tuesday that now heads to the president.The Senate voted 68-32 on a $500 billion farm bill that will end direct payments to farmers, expand the popular crop insurance program and cut spending on food stamps for some poor Americans by 1%. Read more here...


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