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Michael Patrick Shiels
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Posted: Tuesday, 28 January 2014 6:10PM

A Tentative Deal Has Been Reached On A Farm Bill



It's been nearly three years in the making, but a new five-year farm bill has been developed by lawmakers. Senator Debbie Stabenow says the bill will save close to $23-billion for tax payer while strengthening support for agriculture, food, and jobs.

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She says there's a new policy regarding crop insurance,

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The bill consolidates dozens of Agriculture Department programs and cuts about $8-billion in food stamp assistance. It could be voted on later this week.


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