Senate farm bill formally introduced

May 2012
Western Farm Press Exclusive Insight;5/30/2012, p6
The article reports that The Agriculture Reform, Food and Jobs Act has been formally introduced U.S. Senate Agriculture, Nutrition & Forestry Committee chairwoman Deborah Stabenow. Stabenow previously stated that the bill will be considered by the U.S. Senate in June 2012. An overview of the officials score given by the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) on the bill is offered. The bill will reportedly authorize appropriations for programs including research and forestry from 2013 to 2017.


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