A dozen working days left for Congress to hammer out new farm bill


After more than a month-long battle in Congress, it looks like there is finally an agreement on a new farm bill.

There have been some sticking points, including food stamps and legacy crop programs.

Texas Republican Congressman Jodey Arrington says the farm bill may finally be ready for harvest.

“I think that now we all have an interest in getting it done,” he said.

Arrington says the bill has been stuck in conference committee for months.

Lawmakers need to hash out the differences between a bipartisan Senate bill and decidedly Republican House bill, which included new work requirements for the food stamp program.  

Congress has just a dozen working days left to resolve its differences and hash out a final bill or it’s back to square one.

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