House panel passes budget package

Laws, Forrest
November 2005
Southeast Farm Press;11/16/2005, Vol. 32 Issue 26, p38
Trade Publication
The article reports that the House Agriculture Committee has passed in 2005 an agricultural reconciliation package drafted by Chairman Bob Goodlatte that will cut spending by the U.S. Department of Agriculture by $3.7 billion through 2010. The proposed reduction is 23% more than the $3 billion target assigned the Agriculture Committee by the House Budget Committee.


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