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Farm Bill Passes Senate Ag Committee

Associated Press writer Andrew Taylor reported on Wednesday that, "A Senate panel approved a modest, bipartisan rewrite of federal farm and nutrition programs on Wednesday, sidestepping a fight for now but setting up a clash with House Republicans intent on…
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Farm Bill Update from Chairman Conaway

House Agriculture Committee Chairman Mike Conaway (R., Tex.) was a guest on Wednesday's "Adams on Agriculture" radio program with Mike Adams.  After failing to pass on the House floor Friday due to a tussle over immigration, Chairman Conaway discussed Farm…
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Farm Bill Defeated on House Floor- Recap

Siobhan Hughes and Jesse Newman reported on the front page of Saturday's Wall Street Journal that, "The House defeated a Republican-written farm bill on Friday after GOP leaders couldn’t win over a bloc of their party’s most conservative lawmakers, who…
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Farm Bill: SNAP Issues Persist

Kristina Peterson reported on Sunday at The Wall Street Journal Online that, "House Speaker Paul Ryan’s long-sought goal of overhauling welfare programs will get a kick-start when Congress returns to Washington this week, as Republicans prepare to release a new,…
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Farm Bill: SNAP Issues Hamper Timeline

Farm Bill issues related to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP- food stamps) appear to be hampering progress on the measure this week.  Today's update highlights recent news items that discuss the current impasse over SNAP provisions that are currently being…
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