Farm bill backers, including Peterson, pledge to try again

June 25, 2013 at 7:00 pm in Alexandria Echo Press

U.S. House agriculture leaders will try, try again to pass a five-year farm bill.
“It’s been four years and we are not going to give up now,” U.S. Representative Collin Peterson said Thursday after the House defeated on a 234-195 vote a bill setting federal agriculture and nutrition policy for five years. Continue Reading