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House Speaker talks to Ohio Farm Bureau.
House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) told members of the Ohio Farm Bureau this week that he expected the House to pass a farm bill this year, according to The Lima (Ohio) News. Link to article.
"We had a very tough time last year getting to a farm bill. We are going to do a farm bill this year. And I expect the Senate will do a farm bill as well," Boehner said.
He said "the really big fight will be over how big of changes we're going to make" to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, formerly known as food stamps.
Boehner also repeated his strong opposition to a supply management plan for dairy.