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Farm Bill Clears House Hurdle

posted on January 31, 2014 at 2:55 PM

Farm Bill Clears House Hurdle
After years of drafts, amendments and delays, the near $1 trillion Farm Bill finally made it through the House of Representatives this week winning bipartisan support. Full Story

Conference Committee Opens Farm Bill

posted on November 1, 2013 at 5:24 PM

Conference Committee Opens Farm Bill
The Farm Bill entered a phase not seen in years this week, as the gavel fell to open the conference committee. The 41-members come from both chambers and spent most of the initial session delivering prepared remarks about their hopes for the Farm... Full Story

Farm Bill Conference Committee Set to Meet

posted on October 25, 2013 at 6:01 PM

Farm Bill Conference Committee Set to Meet
As Congress gets back to the business of governing, rural advocates are hoping a bipartisan conference committee is a sign of progress for legislation that has languished for years. Full Story

House Farm Bill Passes Without Social Programs

posted on July 12, 2013 at 6:43 PM

House Farm Bill Passes Without Social Programs
The House version of the 2013 Farm Bill passes but only after social programs are removed from the legislation. Full Story

Farm Bill Rejected by House

posted on June 21, 2013 at 4:52 PM

Farm Bill Rejected by House
The U.S. House of Representatives ended a marathon debate over the Farm Bill, as a $940 billion overhaul of agriculture and food assistance went down in defeat. Full Story

Vilsack Defends Sequester Actions

posted on March 8, 2013 at 5:29 PM

Vilsack Defends Sequester Actions
Speaking before the House Committee on Agriculture this week, USDA chief Tom Vilsack was scheduled to address the state of the rural economy. But the sequester’s across-the-board cuts quickly dominated the testimony. Several USDA programs could... Full Story

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