Farm Bill- Debate, Discussion Persists on Splitting Farm, Nutrition Programs
Van Mitchell reported earlier this week at The Edmond Sun (Okla.) Online that, “U.S. Rep. Frank Lucas, R-Cheyenne, had a town hall meeting Tuesday afternoon at the Oklahoma Sports Museum where he discussed a variety of national topics including his work on a federal farm bill that was defeated last month in Congress.
“Lucas, who serves as chairman of the House Committee on Agriculture, said he is working with his fellow Congressional counterparts on a new farm bill, which he hopes will be finalized and approved this fall.”
Mr. Mitchell noted that, “Lucas said part of the House leadership wants to remove the nutritional side of the farm bill and deal with it separately and take the rest of the programs under one umbrella bill.”