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Washington Insider--Thursday
Thu Sep 12, 2013 06:00 AM CDT

Here's a quick monitor of Washington farm and trade policy issues from DTN's well-placed observer.

House Scheduled to Take Up 'Nutrition-Only' Farm Bill Next Week

House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, R-Va., has told his GOP colleagues to be ready to vote during the week of Sept. 16 on legislation to reduce spending on food stamps and other nutrition programs. The proposed legislation reportedly would cut food stamp spending by $40 billion over the next 10 years, up significantly from the $20.5 billion in cuts that were a part of the House farm that failed to gain ...

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