FarmPolicy

August 18, 2019

81-15, Senate Passes Farm Bill Conference Agreement

Congressional Quarterly reported yesterday that, “Brushing aside a presidential veto threat, the Senate on Thursday cleared a $289 billion, five-year farm bill that significantly increases nutrition spending while preserving crop subsidies.

“By 81-15, the Senate adopted the conference report on the bill. The House had taken the same step a day earlier, by 318-106.

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