Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, touts the inclusion in the farm bill of his proposal to tighten requirements that payment recipients be “actively engaged” in farming operations. “Doctors, lawyers and celebrities," as Grassley put it, have reportedly received such subsidies.
Posted: Friday, April 27, 2012 7:42 am
WASHINGTON — It's not often that the ideologically diverse group of Nebraska and Iowa U.S. senators back the same policy approach.
But in an illustration of the old adage that farm politics are more regional than partisan, the four joined together Thursday to help the Senate Agriculture Committee send a farm bill forward.
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