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Tue May 14, 2013 03:59 PM CDT

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HOUSE COULD HAVE FARM BILL ON FLOOR IN JUNE; SENATE AIMS FOR NEXT WEEK OR TWO

House Agriculture Committee Chairman Frank Lucas R, Okla., told a farm audience in his district May 10 that House leaders have promised to have his committee's bill on the floor next month, according to a recording of Lucas' remarks.

Lucas said he expects to face a number of "goofy" amendments on the floor, and referred in particular to the United Egg Producers' proposal for national ...

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