AG POLICY NEWS
Farm Bill Passes Key Vote
Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor
Mon Feb 3, 2014 05:33 PM CST

OMAHA (DTN) -- The farm bill passed a key procedural vote on Monday in the U.S. Senate that should lead to final passage of the legislation Tuesday afternoon.

Senators voted 72-22 to approve a motion to limit debate and set up one last vote on Tuesday.

Senate Agriculture Committee Chairwoman Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich., noted in her comments on the Senate floor that the 2008 farm bill expired 490 days ago. It was time to adopt a new one.

"We have actually passed this twice in the United States Senate in a large bipartisan fashion," Stabenow said, adding, "This bill has ...

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