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Farm Bill Passes Senate, Heads To Obama For Signature

AP | Posted 02.05.2014 | Politics

BY MARY CLARE JALONICK, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress has given its final approval to a sweeping five-year farm bill that prov...

Farm Bill Clears Senate Hurdle

Reuters | Posted 04.05.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Feb 3 (Reuters) - Long-delayed farm legislation cleared a procedural hurdle on Monday in the U.S. Senate, with passage of the nearly $1 ...

Sam Stein

Tom Vilsack To GOP: The '80s Called, They Want Their Attacks On Food Stamps Back

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 07.02.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said Republicans' obsession with cutting food stamps is symptomatic of a 1980s state of mind. "This...

Michael McAuliff

Reid Vows No Bailout For Boehner On Farm Bill

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 06.24.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) warned Monday that there would be no new bailouts for House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) aft...

Senate Passes Half-Trillion Dollar Farm Bill

AP | MARY CLARE JALONICK | Posted 08.10.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The Senate on Monday passed a five-year, half-trillion-dollar farm bill that expands government subsidies for crop insurance, rice ...

Big Bill Passes Senate

AP | JIM ABRAMS | Posted 08.21.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The Senate on Thursday completed a five-year, half-trillion-dollar farm bill that cuts farm subsidies and land conservation spendin...

If You Care About Conservation, You Should Care About the Farm Bill

Mark Tercek | Posted 08.18.2012 | Green
Mark Tercek

It is simply time to stand up for conservation of America's remarkable natural resources, time to move ahead with a Farm Bill and, particularly, Farm Bill conservation programs that serve not only this but future generations of Americans.

Big Overhaul Clears Senate Hurdle

AP | JIM ABRAMS | Posted 08.07.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — A five-year farm and food bill that would revamp the federal safety net for farmers and eliminate direct government payments for id...