Senate passes its farm bill 86-11


Senate passes its farm bill 86-11

The full Senate overwhelmingly passed its version of the 2018 farm bill late Thursday afternoon.

Ag Committee Chairman Pat Roberts of Kansas says bipartisan collaboration was key in garnering the support needed to push the bill across the finish line.

“With 171 amendments, at a vote of 86 to 11, obviously getting this farm bill done has been a tremendous team effort.”

Speaking on the Senate floor after the final votes were tallied, Ranking Member Debbie Stabenow of Michigan said she and her colleagues proved bipartisanship is the way to get things done.

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