Senate Sends $956B Farm Bill For Obama's Approval

Law360, Washington (February 4, 2014, 4:01 PM EST) -- The U.S. Senate on Tuesday passed an estimated $956 billion farm bill making several reforms to agricultural, food stamp and conservation programs while extending federal funding for communities with untaxable federal lands, marking the third major spending agreement to win bipartisan backing in as many months.

The bill, the Agricultural Act of 2014, passed the Senate in a 68-32 vote, after senators had agreed Tuesday evening to end debate on the legislation with a 72-22 cloture vote, following the U.S. House of Representatives passing the bill...
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