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Farm Bill Needs to Advance
Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor
Thu Apr 25, 2013 12:28 PM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- The U.S. Senate needs to get moving on the farm bill and Water Resources Development Act next month, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said Thursday.

Reid, a Democrat from Nevada, said in his opening comments on the Senate floor that senators have to debate and vote on some legislation by the end of next month in order to set up debate on the immigration bill in June.

"The Senate must complete work on the job-creating Water Resources legislation and a farm bill," Reid said.

Reid cited the importance of the immigration bill, which he stressed was a ...

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