FarmPolicy

September 23, 2017

Sen. Grassley Highlights Farm Bill Issues

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Iowa GOP Sen. Chuck Grassley highlighted Farm Bill issues on the Senate floor today.

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Sen. Heitkamp Supports Farm Bill on the Senate Floor

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On the Senate floor today, Sen. Heidi Heitkamp (D., N.D.) spoke in support of the Farm Bill.

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Sen. Blunt Notes Farm Bill and Ag Issues on Senate Floor Today

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Sen. Roy Blunt (R., Mo.) talked about agricultural and farm policy issues- including the Farm Bill, on the Senate floor today.

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Sen. Bennet Highlights Farm Bill

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Sen. Michael Bennet (D., Colo.) highlighted the Farm Bill on the Senate floor today.

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Sen. Chambliss Discusses Farm Bill

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On the Senate floor today, Sen. Saxby Chambliss (R., Ga.) discussed the Farm Bill.

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Farm Bill Conference Report- House Debate Transcript from the Congressional Record

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The Congressional Record for Wednesday, January 29, 2014 contained the transcript of the debate on the Farm Bill Conference Report that took place in the House of Representatives.

The portion of the Congressional Record that focused on Farm Bill issues is available here.

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Farm Bill Conference Report Passes House

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David Rogers reported yesterday at Politico that, “Given up for dead just months ago, a new five-year farm bill easily cleared the House Wednesday morning, raising hopes that Congress can send it to President Barack Obama next week.

“The strength of the House’s 251-166 vote makes this easier, and it’s now expected that when the bill papers arrive in the Senate Thursday, cloture will be filed promptly, setting up a pivotal roll call vote Monday. Senate Agriculture Committee Chairwoman Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.) has said she wants to finish no later than next Wednesday, and aides in both parties said this was certainly doable.

“Filling hundreds of pages, the giant measure combines a landmark rewrite of commodity programs with bipartisan reforms and savings from food stamps. It caps years of struggle spanning two Congresses, a political saga largely ignored by the national media and White House but one that fractured the old farm and food coalition as never before.

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