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Farm bill compromise unveiled, clearing way for vote


December 11, 2018

Staff and wire report

Lawmakers have reached an agreement on the Farm Bill, a mammoth package that will fund key safety net programs for the next five years.

Rep. Greg Gianforte, R-Mont., said the compromise measure will benefit Montana.

“The new Farm Bill includes a strong safety net for Montana farmers and ranchers, provides them with greater certainty, takes care of our rural communities, and improves how we manage our forests,” Gianforte said in a release. “This Farm Bill has Montana’s fingerprints on it, and I’m grateful the conference committee listened and took Montana...

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