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January 29, 2020

Farm Bill; FDA; Budget; and the Ag Economy

Farm Bill

Rep. Kevin Cramer (R., N.D.) was a guest Monday on the Valley News Live (Fargo, N.D.) Point of View television program where in part, the conversation focused on the Farm Bill.

Rep. Cramer indicated that, “I think when we get back the first thing we’ll do is test the waters and see if the—there is an agreed upon nutrition bill right now.  If, in fact, we have enough votes to pass that, we’ll bring it up and pass it.  If not, we’ll bring it up probably the next week, either pass it or not pass it, because to me whether we pass it or don’t pass it, the Senate does have it in theirs.  After that I think you’ll see us name confereesThe Speaker has said he will name conferees whether we pass the nutrition piece or don’t pass the nutrition piece.

“So do we get it done by September 30th?  We’ll perhaps get the House piece done.  The conferees will be named.  Maybe it will go into October and even November before the whole thing is finished.  But really, even though the current bill expires September 30th, it really doesn’t have any impact until January, so we have a little time to do it, but we have to get it done.  We have got to get it done.”

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Rep. Kevin Cramer Discusses Farm Bill

Categories: Farm Bill

Rep. Kevin Cramer (R., N.D.) was a guest Monday on the Valley News Live (Fargo, N.D.) Point of View television program where in part, the conversation focused on the Farm Bill.

Valley News Live – KVLY/KXJB – Fargo/Grand Forks

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