Farm Bill takes another step toward passage

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copyright the Chronicle May 30, 2018

The 2018 Farm Bill took another step toward passage when it cleared the Senate 86-11 on June 28. On June 21 the House of Representatives narrowly passed its version of the Farm Bill 213-211.

Because the two bills include substantial differences, most notably related to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) — formerly known as food stamps — the bill must go to a conference committee where representatives from each chamber will try to resolve them.

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