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ReutersWASHINGTON, May 20 (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate should cut crop insurance subsidies, the most expensive part of the farm safety net, by $1 billion a year before it passes the new farm bill, the White House said on Monday. The five-year farm bill would...
Portland Press Herald, MaineCongress is preparing to debate major farm and food policy bills that would likely cut funding to programs used by many low-income Mainers but could separately provide a boost to Maine's thriving local foods movement. Much to the dismay of the nation'...
The Record-Eagle, Traverse City, Mich.Both pending versions of the 2013 Farm Bill would make crop insurance available to cherry farmers, northern Michigan's federal legislators said. The Senate version of the farm bill emerged from the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture on Tuesday. Sen....
The Hutchinson News, Kan.Kansas Sen. Pat Roberts voted against the Senate Agriculture Committee markup of the farm bill Tuesday, calling it a "rear-view-mirror bill" instead of moving forward with reform. "This is an invitation to farm for the government," he told The News...
WASHINGTON - Senate Agriculture Committee Chairwoman Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich., said April 25 that she plans to hold a markup of a new farm bill in May, and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., signaled that he intends to bring it to the Senate floor...
Reuters(Repeats Thursday story with no change to text) * Senate and House panels expected to vote on farm bill next week * Southerners objected to "shallow-loss" revenue program for months * Farm bill would cover crops from 2014-18 By Charles Abbott...
Reuters* House, Senate panels plan to draft farm bill next week * Split on food stamps widens from last year * Food stamps make up largest part of farm bill spending By Charles Abbott WASHINGTON, May 9 (Reuters) - Lawmakers are preparing for a second run...
Reuters* Senate and House panels expected to vote on farm bill next week * Southerners objected to "shallow-loss" revenue program for months * Farm bill would cover crops from 2014-18 By Charles Abbott WASHINGTON, May 9 (Reuters) - In a concession to...
For decades, Americans have been told of the evils of importing energy. It sends our money abroad, the argument goes, makes us vulnerable to supply disruptions, strengthens our enemies and weakens the economy. Now, though, the tide is turning....
ReutersWASHINGTON, May 7 (Reuters) - Congress will begin writing the new, $500 billion U.S. farm law next week, the head of the Senate Agriculture Committee said on Tuesday, amid calls for deeper cuts in farm subsidies and food stamp spending. The Senate...
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Detroit Free PressU.S. Rep. Gary Peters is expected to announce his intention to run for Michigan's soon-to-be-open U.S. Senate seat on Wednesday in Rochester Hills. A Democratic source told the Free Press today that Peters, who had been widely expected to run, would...
Ducks Unlimited recently announced the winners of the 2013 Wetland Conservation Achievement Awards during its 78th North American Wildlife and Natural Resources Conference in Arlington, Va. This year's recipient in the Communications category was...
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