At First Farm Bill Conference Meeting, Energy Title’s Future Remains Unclear
On Wednesday, September 5, the 47 House and nine Senate lawmakers appointed to the 2018 Farm Bill conference held their one public meeting of the conference. At the meeting, the conversation was largely dominated by discussion of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), the federal government’s largest food assistance program and nearly 80 percent of the bill’s total cost. During the meeting, there were some signs of compromise to ensure a new bill is finalized by September 30th, but scant discussion of the Energy Title.
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