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Agriculture.com: Franken: new farm bill to be similar

Senator Al Franken (D-MN) said Friday that he doesn’t expect major changes when the Senate writes a new farm bill this year.

“I think we’re going to pass something very similar to what we passed in June,” Franken told Agriculture.com during a press conference.

Franken said he was disappointed that Congress was unable to pass a five-year farm bill before the fiscal cliff bill was passed, which included an extension of the 2008 farm law.

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