12.11.18

Roberts, Stabenow Announce Farm Bill Conference Report Passes Senate on 87-13 Vote

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In the final stretch of the 2018 Farm Bill, U.S. Senate Agriculture Committee Chairman Pat Roberts, R-Kan., and Ranking Member Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich., today announced the Farm Bill conference report passed the Senate on a strong bipartisan 87-13 vote. 

“We are thrilled to report the U.S. Senate has acted to give certainty and predictability to rural America,” said Roberts and Stabenow. “The U.S. Senate has already delivered a historic vote for the Senate Farm Bill. Now, we are even happier to report a 87-13 vote on the conference report. This is the mark of a good bill. We urge our colleagues in the House of Representatives to pass this conference report quickly.” 

The Farm Bill Conference Committee held a public hearing on Sept. 5. Agriculture Committee leaders announced a deal on Nov. 29. 

The conference report was signed by the Senate and House Farm Bill conferees Monday. 

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