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AUDIO: Walberg and Upton vote yes, but U.S.House votes no on Farm Bill

7th District Congressman Tim... (Download MP3)

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WTVB) - The U.S. House has rejected a sweeping farm bill.  The vote Thursday was 195 yes and 234 no. Michigan G-O-P Congressmen Tim Walberg and Fred Upton voted in favor of the legislation. The roughly half-trillion dollar Republican measure aimed to fund agriculture programs for five years, including crop subsidies.  It also made deep cuts in food stamps. 

The measure failed with more than 55 Republicans joining most Democrats in voting no.  Many conservatives voted no due to the cost of the bill.  Many Democrats objected to the deep cuts in food stamps. 

The Senate, under the leadership of Agriculture Committee Chairperson Debbie Stabenow of Michigan recently passed its own version of an agriculture bill with a sizeable bipartisan majority vote. 

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