Farm Bill Do-Over Likely This Week

The Senate will likely re-vote on the full 2007 Farm Bill this week, Agriculture Committee Chairman Tom Harkin’s office told congressional newspaper The Hill on Friday.

WASHINGTON — The Senate will likely re-vote on the full 2007 Farm Bill this week, Agriculture Committee Chairman Tom Harkin’s office told congressional newspaper The Hill on Friday. The bill was passed two weeks ago, by solid margins in both the House and Senate. However, President Bush, arguing that the bill was still too generous with subsidies to corn, wheat, soybean and cotton growers, promptly vetoed it. Congress overrode his veto, but then realized that due to a clerical error, the $300

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