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April 23, 2019

Farm Bill; Ag Economy; Biofuels; and Obama Bus Tour

Farm Bill Issues: Budget- Super Committee Analysis

Carol E. Lee and Janet Hook reported yesterday at The Wall Street Journal Online that, “President Barack Obama is considering recommending that lawmakers on a deficit committee back new measures to stimulate the lagging economy, people familiar with White House discussions said Tuesday.

“The plan Mr. Obama is considering also would recommend the congressional committee come up with a package that reduces the federal budget deficit by much more that its mandate of $1.5 trillion over the next decade, a senior administration official said, through changes in the tax code and social safety-net programs.”

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