Rancor in the House over budget

Bennett, David
April 2012
Western Farm Press Exclusive Insight;4/19/2012, p10
The article discusses issues surrounding the Agricultural Reconciliation Act of 2012 in the U.S. The proposal aims to address a resolution from the House Budget Committee that requires the House Agricultural Committee to slash 33 billion U.S. dollars from its programs. The article discusses the harsh effects of the proposition aimed at nutrition programs. California Representative Joe Baca denounced the proposal and pointed out the government's misdirected priorities.


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