federal farm bill

6:22 am
Wed February 5, 2014

President Obama to sign farm bill at Michigan State on Friday

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U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow leads the Senate Agriculture Committee and guided bill to passage
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama is expected to sign the farm bill - a massive piece of legislation given final passage today in the U.S. Senate - while visiting East Lansing on Friday. A source with knowledge of the event told the Free Press that Obama will sign the bill.
Congress
7:22 am
Wed September 11, 2013

WestSouthwest: Congressman Fred Upton

Rally against implementation of the Affordable Care Act. Upton would like the entire law delayed for a year
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Interview with Fred Upton

Republican Representative Fred Upton says Congress has a "heavy plate" this fall. 

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7:27 am
Mon January 21, 2013

West Michigan farmers face uncertainty without federal Farm bill

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Stopgap has been approved, but farm interests want long-term bill.
WEST MICHIGAN - Farmers have had it. While the rest of the country fixated on the so-called fiscal cliff negotiations, behind the scenes, a quieter drama with potentially dire consequences was playing out with the package of legislation known as the Farm Bill. Like the solution to the fiscal cliff, the Farm Bill situation remains largely unresolved.
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