July 17, 2018

Washington Week Ahead: House readies farm bill talks

The House takes a key step this week toward beginning negotiations with the Senate on a final farm bill, but the talks may not formally begin until August.

The House is scheduled to vote to go to conference with the Senate on the legislation, but House Agriculture Committee Chairman Mike Conaway said it would probably take the rest of the month for House and Senate leaders to appoint the members of the conference committee.  “Getting all that done before the end of July is going to be hard,” said Conaway.  Read more

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