Senate begins farm bill work, House floor activity expected in mid-June

May 2013
Southeast Farm Press Exclusive Insight;5/24/2013, p2
The article reports that the U.S. Senate has started its floor work on a 2013 farm bill in May 2013 while the U.S. House is planning to start floor work on its own version of the bill in mid-June. It was noted that the White House issued a Statement of Administration Policy (SAP) that supports the Senate's farm bill. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid mentioned that the chamber intends to tackle immigration legislation next after the Memorial Day break.


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