Farm Bill Carries Veto- Proof Support

Enis, Matthew
May 2008
SN: Supermarket News;5/26/2008, Vol. 56 Issue 21, p33
The article reports that the 2007 Farm Bill gained adequate support from the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate to override U.S. President George W. Bush's veto. The U.S. House passed the bill with a 318-106 vote, followed by the Senate with an 81-15 vote. According to Bush, the bill worth $300 billion is far too generous with government subsidies allocated for corn, soybean, wheat and cotton growers, among others.


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