FarmPolicy

October 23, 2014

Farm Bill Issues; Regulations; and the Agricultural Economy

Farm Bill: Lawmaker, and Executive Branch Perspectives

Senate Ag Committee Ranking Member Pat Roberts (R., Kan.) was a guest on Friday’s AgriTalk radio program with Mike Adams where part of their conversation turned to last week’s Senate action on the Farm Bill.  In part, Sen. Roberts noted that, “I think that we can talk [Senate Leader] Harry Reid [D., Nev.] into putting this on the floor,” and added that, “I really don’t expect that many amendments.”

The Kansas Republican pointed out that, “We saved over $23 billion for the taxpayer.  We are the first authorizing committee- agriculture led the way- in providing significant deficit reduction to reduce the debt and spending, over $23 billion.”

To listen to the full remarks on the Farm Bill from Sen. Roberts, just click here (MP3- 3:31).

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