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AGRICULTURE: Senate passes farm bill; House vote up next

Dec 12, 2018 - Environment & Energy Daily

The Senate yesterday passed the bicameral farm bill deal, bringing the five-year bill one step closer to the finish line. The House and Senate conference report for the legislation now awaits House approval in order to be sent to the president's desk for a signature. The House Rules Committee met last night to set the parameters for floor debate, which will begin later today. The Senate and House released their compromise bill earlier this week.

The Congressional Budget Office expects the...