One federal Farm Bill goes down, another alive

WHATCOM — The U.S. House of Representatives shot down a Farm Bill this month in overwhelming fashion, 234-195, when 62 Republicans joined with Democrats in voting against the hotly debated bill. After roughly three years of debate, the bill was deemed too expensive by the Republicans who voted against it. Suzan DelBene, District 1’s representative…

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