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Finally, a farm bill: By Bryan Horwath bhorwath@thedickinsonpress.com Signaling an end to the messy part of the process, the new farm bill only needs a signature from President Barack Obama to become reality. Following a 68-32 vote in the U.S. Senate on T

February 4, 2014 in Uncategorized

Signaling an end to the messy part of the process, the new farm bill only needs a signature from President Barack Obama to become reality.
Following a 68-32 vote in the U.S. Senate on Tuesday, the Agriculture Act of 2014 — widely referred to as th…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Finally, a farm bill: By Bryan Horwath bhorwath@thedickinsonpress.com Signaling an end to the messy part of the process, the new farm bill only needs a signature from President Barack Obama to become reality. Following a 68-32 vote in the U.S. Senate on T

February 4, 2014 in Uncategorized

Signaling an end to the messy part of the process, the new farm bill only needs a signature from President Barack Obama to become reality.
Following a 68-32 vote in the U.S. Senate on Tuesday, the Agriculture Act of 2014 — widely referred to as th…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Senate passes farm bill, sends to Obama for signature

February 4, 2014 in Uncategorized

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Senate gave final congressional approval on Tuesday to a nearly $1 trillion farm bill that trims food stamps for the poor, expands federal crop insurance and ends direct payments to farmers, and sent it to President Barack …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Senate passes farm bill, sends to Obama for signature

February 4, 2014 in Uncategorized

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Senate gave final congressional approval on Tuesday to a nearly $1 trillion farm bill that trims food stamps for the poor, expands federal crop insurance and ends direct payments to farmers, and sent it to President Barack …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

GUEBERT: Food stamp fraud rate super small

January 16, 2014 in Uncategorized

It might be a new year but the old year’s weaknesses persist.

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Farm bill deal could mean $9B food stamp cut

January 9, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Ed O’Keefe

The Washington Post

WASHINGTON — Negotiations are almost complete on a long-overdue farm bill that will set new spending levels for the federal food stamp program and add yet another wrinkle to the national debate over income in…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Farm bill deal could mean $9B food stamp cut

January 9, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Ed O’Keefe

The Washington Post

WASHINGTON — Negotiations are almost complete on a long-overdue farm bill that will set new spending levels for the federal food stamp program and add yet another wrinkle to the national debate over income in…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Hoeven: Farm bill may not come until 2014

December 6, 2013 in Uncategorized

HETTINGER — Predicting that a farm bill may not become reality until next year, Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D., addressed members of the state’s farming and ranching community here Friday morning.
“What I’m pushing for is to get it out onto the fl…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Hoeven: Farm bill may not come until 2014

December 6, 2013 in Uncategorized

HETTINGER — Predicting that a farm bill may not become reality until next year, Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D., addressed members of the state’s farming and ranching community here Friday morning.
“What I’m pushing for is to get it out onto the fl…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

PARKER: Holidays provide fresh fodder for rhetoric in SNAP debate

December 3, 2013 in Uncategorized

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