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Farm Bill Goes to Senate Floor
Wed May 15, 2013 04:04 PM CDT

WASHINGTON (DTN) -- The Senate is expected to begin floor debate on the farm bill next week, Senate Agriculture Committee Chairwoman Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich., told reporters Tuesday afternoon

The Senate Agriculture Committee passed its version of the farm bill -- officially called the Agriculture Reform, Food and Jobs Act of 2013 -- on a vote of 15-5 Tuesday.

Following a speech to members of the Organic Trade Association, Stabenow said Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., would introduce a motion to proceed on the farm bill as early as Wednesday, assuming senators complete debate on the reauthorization of the Water ...

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