Thursday, October 31, 2013

Lawmakers to meet Wednesday on long-delayed farm bill

House and Senate lawmakers responsible for writing a farm bill will gather publicly on Wednesday for the first time, a meeting expected to shed light on how quickly the conferees could strike a deal on the much-delayed legislation.
The biggest obstacle for House and Senate conferees is the wide gap in food stamp cuts — the House bill cuts by $39 billion; the Senate by $4.5 billion
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