FarmPolicy

June 24, 2017

Special Weekend Update: Farm Bill Developments

Categories: Farm Bill

Farm Bill Developments

David Rogers reported yesterday at Politico that, “Republicans rolled out their newly drafted House farm bill Friday [full draft, summary] claiming nearly $40 billion in savings over the next decade — much of it from food stamps but also reflecting a major rewrite of commodity programs for producers.

“The release followed on the heels of Senate Democrats unveiling their own farm bill Thursday evening [Title-by-title summary] and sets the stage for back-to-back markups next Tuesday and Wednesday in the Senate and House Agriculture committees.”

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