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{{Support vote}} On February 4, 2014, the [[Democratic]] controlled [[United States Senate|Senate]] approved the Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013, [http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/bdquery/z?d113:HR2642: H.R. 2642], also known as the [[United States Farm Bill 2013|Farm Bill]].<ref>[http://www.senate.gov/legislative/LIS/roll_call_lists/roll_call_vote_cfm.cfm?congress=113&session=2&vote=00021 ''Senate.gov'', "H.R. 2642 (Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013)," accessed February 12, 2014]</ref> It passed the [[United States Senate|Senate]] with a vote of 68-32. The nearly 1,000-page bill reformed and continued various 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 will kick in if or when prices drop; 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">[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> {{{Name}}} joined with 46 other [[Democratic]] [[United States Senate|senators]] in favor of the bill.<noinclude>{{reflist}}[[Category:Congress templates]]</noinclude>
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{{Yea vote}} On February 4, 2014, the [[Democratic]] controlled [[United States Senate|Senate]] approved the Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013, [http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/bdquery/z?d113:HR2642: H.R. 2642], also known as the [[United States Farm Bill 2013|Farm Bill]].<ref>[http://www.senate.gov/legislative/LIS/roll_call_lists/roll_call_vote_cfm.cfm?congress=113&session=2&vote=00021 ''Senate.gov'', "H.R. 2642 (Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013)," accessed February 12, 2014]</ref> It passed the [[United States Senate|Senate]] with a vote of 68-32. The nearly 1,000-page bill reformed and continued various 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 will kick in if or when prices drop; 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">[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> {{{Name}}} joined with 46 other [[Democratic]] [[United States Senate|senators]] in favor of the bill.<noinclude>{{reflist}}[[Category:Congress templates]]</noinclude>

Latest revision as of 17:22, 31 July 2014

Yea3.png On February 4, 2014, the Democratic controlled Senate approved the Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013, H.R. 2642, also known as the Farm Bill.[1] It passed the Senate with a vote of 68-32. The nearly 1,000-page bill reformed and continued various 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 will kick in if or when prices drop; however, cuts to the food stamp program cut an average of $90 per month for 1.7 million people in 15 states.[2] {{{Name}}} joined with 46 other Democratic senators in favor of the bill.