House Farm Bill Debate
Members of the House of Representatives debated the farm bill. It passed by a vote of 251-166. The measure cuts direct payments to… read more
Members of the House of Representatives debated the farm bill. It passed by a vote of 251-166. The measure cuts direct payments to farmers, but expands crop insurance. It also creates two new subsidy programs. The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) would be cut by eight billion dollars over ten years. close
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