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September 24, 2018

Farm Bill Issues- Conference Committee Gets Started

Categories: Budget /Farm Bill

David Rogers reported yesterday at Politico that, “Ending years of painful delays, House-Senate talks began on a new farm bill Wednesday, with renewed promises to finally complete the task by the end of December.

“‘We can do it, we have to do it,’ said House Agriculture Committee Chairman Frank Lucas (R-Okla.) ‘There are 16 million men and women whose jobs rely on the strength of agriculture,’ echoed his Senate counterpart, Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.). ‘I am confident we won’t let them down.’”

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