Franken says the Senate to vote soon on new farm bill
WILLMAR — The Senate is expected to vote very soon on the farm bill, officially called the Agricultural Act of 2014, and Sen. Al Franken is calling the bill a bipartisan effort that is not perfect, but does modernize farm programs, provide jobs and reduce the deficit.
“It’s a good bipartisan bill that will give Minnesota farmers and farmers across the country the certainty they need for the future,” Franken said in a conference call with media Thursday morning.
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