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June 28, 2013

OP-ED | Oh, ‘SNAP!’ There Goes The Farm Bill

by Terry Cowgill | Jun 28, 2013 4:30am
Posted to: Agriculture | Business | Environment | Opinion | North Canaan | East Canaan


A massive assistance bill to one sector of the economy failed in the U.S. House of Representatives last week because it proposed to reduce assistance to another sector of the economy. Such was the defeat of the federal farm bill, which faced both the wrath of conservatives for its big spending and enraged liberals for its proposed cuts in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, formerly known as food stamps.

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