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News Brief

June 14, 2012 |  By: Wayman

Farm Bill

Missouri's Congressional delegation continues to wait for upcoming debate on America's farm policy.

The current bill took 3 weeks to pass the last time. The Senate has scheduled a handful of days in the coming weeks to debate the Farm Bill. Missouri Republican Senator Roy Blunt says a leaner Farm Bill this year may be added to if proposed amendments to cut crop insurance area added.

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Missouri Democratic Senator Claire McCaskill is also reviewing possible amendments to the Farm Bill as it comes up for floor debate.