Ag Policy Blog
Todd Neeley DTN Staff Reporter
Wed Jul 9, 2014 04:19 PM CDT

The "Bipartisan Sportsmen's Act" on Wednesday appeared to be a butting of heads that could potentially derail the bill.

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., pushed to limit debate and halt amendments because of fears that senators from both parties would seek amendments on gun control. He filed cloture on the bill to block amendments.

Meanwhile, some Republican senators filed an amendment to the bill that would limit the ability of USDA or the Department of Interior to change land management practices because of the Lesser Prairie Chicken. Kansas Sens. Pat Roberts and Jerry Moran maintain that prairie chicken numbers ...

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