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July 31, 2007

Farm Bill Tuesday: House Aftermath

Two multimedia pieces dealing with the complexity of the Farm Bill in the wake of the House vote last week. First, from today's New York Times, an article and slideshow dealing with food aid called "Corn That Never Came." And...

July 28, 2007

Still Waiting on Reform

Here is a wonderful (yet sad) editorial from today's NY Times on what happened in the House with the Farm Bill. The Fairness in Farm and Food Policy Amendment was defeated Thursday night by a vote of 117-309. And the...

July 28, 2007

House fails to deliver Farm Bill Reform

"Franklin Roosevelt is probably turning in his grave as he looks down at the House debate on the Farm Bill. Under the guise of saving the family farm, Democrats and Republicans have turned the farm safety net into a slop...

July 24, 2007

Farm Bill Tuesday: Call Congress TODAY!

The House of Representatives is scheduled to vote on the 2007 Farm Bill this week, as early as Thursday. The Farm Bill passed by the House Agriculture Committee is not just a continuation of the status quo, but takes our...

July 17, 2007

Farm Bill Tuesday: House Ag Comm meets today

Today's the ultimate Farm Bill Tuesday. At 9:30 a.m. members of the Religious Working Group on the Farm Bill held a press conference calling on members of the Ag Committee (meeting today at 1:00 p.m.), Speaker Pelosi and other House...

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