food stamps http://peoriapublicradio.org en U.S. Senate could vote on farm bill today http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/us-senate-could-vote-farm-bill-today <p></p><div>The U.S. Senate could finally vote on a new farm bill today. &nbsp;But the final version could still be at least several weeks away. &nbsp;IPR’S Sean Crawford reports:</div><div><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Senator Dick Durbin, the Illinois Democrat, added a provision that would require wealthier farmers pay more for crop insurance, which Durbin argues is mostly subsidized by taxpayers.</span></p> Mon, 10 Jun 2013 12:14:42 +0000 Denise Molina & Sean Crawford 7069 at http://peoriapublicradio.org U.S. Senate could vote on farm bill today Work begins on U.S. Farm Bill http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/work-begins-us-farm-bill <p></p><div>The U.S. House Agriculture Committee began work Wednesday on a five year farm bill. Taylorville Republican Rodney Davis introduced an amendment to give the U.S. Department of Agriculture more say in any changes introduced by the Environmental Protection Agency that affect agriculture.</div><div> Thu, 16 May 2013 12:01:02 +0000 Denise Molina & Sean Powers 5685 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Work begins on U.S. Farm Bill