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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 has been with the Herald since 2006. He covers County government and anything else that happens in Pierce County on a daily basis.
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