Congress is out all next week for their annual Memorial Day Holiday break, but when they return, many in agriculture hope the 2018 Farm Bill will be on lawmaker’s minds. This week, Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue made these comments about the Farm Bill process.
Of course, he is referring to the fact Democrats voted against the bill due to their opposition of the stricter work requirements in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).
But it was announced earlier this week that the House Farm Bill will get another vote on June 22 after a separate vote on a conservative immigration bill. The current farm bill expires September 30, 2018.