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April 29, 2017

Chairwoman Stabenow: Goal- Farm Bill by the End of the Week

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On the Senate floor today, Senate Agriculture Committee Chairwoman Debbie Stabenow (D., Mich.) indicated that the goal was to pass the 2013 Farm Bill by the end of the week.

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Sen. Moran Discusses Alfalfa Crop Insurance Amendment

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On the Senate floor today, Sen. Jerry Moran (R., Kans.) discussed an amendment to the 2013 Farm Bill regarding crop insurance and alfalfa.

The amendment passed by a vote of 72-18.

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Video: Chairwoman Stabenow- Farm Bill Overview

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On the Senate floor today, Senate Agriculture Committee Chairwoman Debbie Stabenow (D., Mich.) provided an overview of the 2013 Farm Bill.

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Farm Bill; Ag Econ; Wheat; Smithfield; and, Immigration

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An update at the Senate Democrats Online indicated that, “The Senate will convene at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, June 3, 2013…Following morning business, the Senate will resume consideration of S.954, the Farm bill.

“At 5:30pm, there will be up to 2 roll call votes in relation to the following: Moran amendment #987 (alfalfa) and Coons-Johanns #1079 (food aid) (possible voice vote).”

Erik Wasson reported on Saturday at The Hill Online that, “Senate Democrats and Republicans were unable to finalize an agreement on floor amendments to the $955 billion farm bill this week, leaving the work to be hashed out at the last minute.

“‘We’re still working with the minority for a time agreement and we’ll have a clearer sense then on which amendments will be called up probably by Monday afternoon or evening,’ a Democratic aide said late Friday.

“‘All of this is still in the works,’ a GOP aide emailed.”

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