FarmPolicy

August 20, 2019

Farm Bill; Ag Economy; Biofuels; Climate; and Food Safety

Farm Bill: Federal Spending- Background

Naftali Bendavid and Jonathan Weisman reported in Saturday’s Wall Street Journal that, “Even as President Barack Obama signed a broad, bipartisan tax law, battle lines were being drawn over spending cuts and Mr. Obama’s health-care law, setting up the likely first big fights in the new Congress.

“Senate Republicans, facing an uproar from tea-party activists, rose up late Thursday to scuttle a $1.1 trillion spending bill, turning their backs on billions of dollars in projects that they had championed.”

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