Noem Calls Farm Bill A "Start"

The US House managed to pass a modified farm bill, by splitting off the nutrition portion of the proposal. It passed on a narrow 216 to 208 vote, with all democrats voting no.  South Dakota Congresswoman Kristi Noem said it is a start..

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A previous version with the SNAP program included failed in the House last week.  Noem says they will have a separate vote on the nutrition portion, possibly next week…

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Noem says ag backers may not have the leverage they have had in the past due to the split of the bill…

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