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STATE NEWS ROUNDUP: All House Reps. voted yes, all Dems no in new Farm Bill that passed

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All five Wisconsin Republicans voted yes, and all three Democrats voted no when the House approved a new five-year package of federal farm programs yesterday. Majority Republicans removed food stamps from the farm package on a near-party line vote of 216-to-208. It raised fears by Democrats that the G-O-P would push for bigger cuts in food aid than the three-percent reduction in the previous Farm Bill that was defeated in the House a month ago.


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Jason Schulte
Jason Schulte is a reporter for the New Richmond News since February 2015. Prior to that he spent eight years at the Pierce County Herald in Ellsworth. His duties with the News will include covering news out of Hammond and Roberts along with action from St. Croix County court system. He lives in Roberts with his wife and two daughters. 
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