Shockingly, Obama threatens a veto
The sugar lobby makes a bag of the sweet stuff cost a dollar more at the grocery store.
‘We voted against this bill in large part because of this intentional omission’
The agriculture market is already global, it’s time policy reflected that.
In a narrow 216-208 vote, the House passed the farm-focused legislation
‘We’ve got to do our share to balance the budget’
Last week, 62 House Republicans voted against the farm bill.
House Republicans should take their lumps with Big Sugar and end price supports in farm bill rewrite.
Republican leadership blames Democrats for not coming through with 40 votes
Nine-year-old program to promote government dependency killed after Daily Caller reporting
’80 percent of the farm bill’s spending goes to Washington’s out-of-control food stamp program’
GOP leaders are too eager to pass the farm bill.
The trillion-dollar bill will subsidize the farms of millionaires and billionaires.
House speaker had been on the fence, so to speak
Program cost has quadrupled since 2001 and doubled since President Obama took office
Eighty percent of the spending in the farm bill would go toward food stamps.
‘We have a gold-plated farm program, we can’t afford a platinum one on top of it’
Passing a $1 trillion farm bill during the lame-duck session would be a big mistake.
Quite the opposite.
The farm bill would have put upward pressure on food prices.