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Farm Bill Clears House, On Its Way To Senate

Wed, January 29, 2014 9:00pm

Story by David Welna

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After two years of fits and starts, a new farm bill appears on the verge of passing Congress. The House passed the 959-page proposal on Wednesday, with the Senate likely to pass it next week. The compromise cuts $8 billion from food stamps over the next decade and replaces farm subsidies with more extensive crop insurance.

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