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House Farm Bill Could be Tied up Over SNAP Changes

House Agriculture Committee Chairman Michael Conaway, R-Texas, plans to mark up the farm bill on March 20, but Democrats are in revolt over the bill’s provisions on food stamps and at this point won’t support it, House Agriculture ranking member Collin Peterson, D-Minn., said in a radio interview last week.

 

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