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ICGA: Don’t count on new farm bill in 2013

Taylor ‘not optimistic’ about 5-year bill this year

February 21, 2013

The March 1 sequester, an odd name for a way to cut government spending, will mean a $25 million chop from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s budget....

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Feb-21-13 3:57 PM

Furloughs, my foot - just cut ALL govt employees' pay and retirees' benefits a bit and ask REID and BOEHNER to approve that; after all, they and Obama just did the same, effectively, with restoration of the 2% they had previously cut from everyone's SS contribution. Believe me, an across-the-board cut of ALL govt departments salaries, retiree benefits and other expenditures would hardly nick the federal fat!

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