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Grassley Hopes to See Motion on Farm Bill in May

Posted: Saturday, April 27th, 2013 at 6:25 am
Author: Sally Y. Hart - KCII News

The last Farm Bill passed in Washington D.C. was in 2008 and expired in 2012. That year the Agriculture Reform, Food and Jobs Act was passed. That act ends direct payments, streamlines and consolidates programs and reduces the deficit by $23 billion according to the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry.

Senator Chuck Grassley says that legislators are going to have to work hard to pass a Farm Bill next month before immigration reform takes precedence.