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{{Oppose vote}}  On January 29, 2014, the [[United States House of Representatives|U.S. House]] approved the Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013, [http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/bdquery/z?d113:HR2642: H.R. 2642], known as the Farm Bill.<ref>[http://clerk.house.gov/floorsummary/floor.aspx?day=20140129&today=20140212 ''Clerk of U.S. House,'' "Roll Call Vote 31: H.R. 2642," accessed February 12, 2014]</ref> The bill passed by a vote of 251-166. The nearly 1,000-page bill provides for the reform and continuation of agricultural and other programs of the Department of Agriculture through 2018. The $1 trillion bill expanded crop insurance for farmers by $7 billion over the next decade and created new subsidies for rice and peanut growers that would kick in when prices drop.<ref>[http://www.politico.com/story/2014/01/house-farm-bill-102806.html ''Politico,'' "House clears farm bill," accessed February 12, 2014]</ref><ref name="farm">[http://www.nytimes.com/2014/02/05/us/politics/senate-passes-long-stalled-farm-bill.html?partner=rss&emc=rss&_r=0 ''NY Times,'' "Senate Passes Long-Stalled Farm Bill, With Clear Winners and Losers," accessed February 12, 2014]</ref> However, cuts to the food stamp program cut an average of $90 per month for 1.7 million people in 15 states.<ref name="farm"/>{{{Name}}} voted with 102 other [[Democratic]] [[U.S. House|representatives]] against the bill. <noinclude>{{reflist}}[[Category:Congress templates]]</noinclude>
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{{Oppose vote}}  On January 29, 2014, the [[United States House of Representatives|U.S. House]] approved the Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013, [http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/bdquery/z?d113:HR2642: H.R. 2642], known as the Farm Bill.<ref>[http://clerk.house.gov/floorsummary/floor.aspx?day=20140129&today=20140212 ''Clerk of U.S. House'', "Roll Call Vote 31: H.R. 2642," accessed February 12, 2014]</ref> The bill passed by a vote of 251-166. The nearly 1,000-page bill provides for the reform and continuation of agricultural and other programs of the Department of Agriculture through 2018. The $1 trillion bill expanded crop insurance for farmers by $7 billion over the next decade and created new subsidies for rice and peanut growers that would kick in when prices drop.<ref>[http://www.politico.com/story/2014/01/house-farm-bill-102806.html ''Politico'', "House clears Farm Bill," accessed February 12, 2014]</ref><ref name="farm">[http://www.nytimes.com/2014/02/05/us/politics/senate-passes-long-stalled-farm-bill.html?partner=rss&emc=rss&_r=0 ''New York Times'', "Senate passes long-stalled Farm Bill, with clear winners and losers," accessed February 12, 2014]</ref> However, cuts to the food stamp program cut an average of $90 per month for 1.7 million people in 15 states.<ref name="farm"/>{{{Name}}} voted with 102 other [[Democratic]] [[U.S. House|representatives]] against the bill. <noinclude>{{reflist}}[[Category:Congress templates]]</noinclude>

Revision as of 14:09, 15 April 2014

Voted "No" On January 29, 2014, the U.S. House approved the Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013, H.R. 2642, known as the Farm Bill.[1] The bill passed by a vote of 251-166. The nearly 1,000-page bill provides for the reform and continuation of agricultural and other programs of the Department of Agriculture through 2018. The $1 trillion bill expanded crop insurance for farmers by $7 billion over the next decade and created new subsidies for rice and peanut growers that would kick in when prices drop.[2][3] However, cuts to the food stamp program cut an average of $90 per month for 1.7 million people in 15 states.[3]{{{Name}}} voted with 102 other Democratic representatives against the bill.