Tag Archives: Farm Bill

U.S. Senate Agriculture committee: Farm Bill mark-up advisory

May 7, 2013

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Senator Debbie Stabenow, Chairwoman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry, will convene a meeting of the full Committee for purposes of considering and marking up the 2013 Farm Bill on Tuesday, May 14 at 10 a.m. in the Committee’s hearing room, 328-A of the Russell Senate Office Building. ***Due to limited […]

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Rep. Harper expects fiscal sequester if Dems don’t drop tax insistence

February 20, 2013

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Get used to the idea of $85 billion in automatic cuts to defense and domestic programs starting next Friday under a sequester deal Congress made with the White House in August 2011. At least that’s the indication U.S. Rep. Gregg Harper gave during a stop Wednesday at the Mississippi Capitol for the Madison County Business […]

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Senate passes farm bill with $23 billion in cuts; House action next

June 21, 2012

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate on Thursday completed a five-year, half-trillion-dollar farm bill that cuts farm subsidies and land conservation spending by about $2 billion a year but largely protects sugar growers and some 46 million food stamp beneficiaries. The 64-35 vote for passage defied political odds. Many inside and outside of Congress had predicted […]

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