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Vote Alert: Permanent Farm Bill

Conservative Review

The Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act trades minor reforms to food stamps for a permanent farm bill. This legislation would make market-distorting subsidies permanent and is being used as a bait and switch for conservatives. Not until late in the process was it revealed that the legislation was permanent and it would inhibit conservatives from attempting future reforms to corporate welfare and food stamps.

Additionally, it gave momentum to reauthorizing what ended up being a $1 trillion farm bill. The bill passed in the House on July 11, 2013 216-208.

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Conservative position: NO

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