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Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor
Wed Jun 19, 2013 07:24 PM CDT

One of the amendments that sort of flew over my head when it was being debated on the floor Wednesday was from Rep. Virginia Foxx, R-N.C., that caps spending on the for the proposed House commodity programs at 110% of projected budget scores by the Congressional Budget Office from 2016 to 2020.

Foxx argues the Farm Risk Management Election Program --- which is combination of the Revenue Loss Coverage and Price Loss Coverage programs --- is scored to cost $23.4 billion over 10 years. Foxx argues the commodity provisions could cost much more. She noted the 2008 farm bill --- ...

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