What: All Issues : Aid to Less Advantaged People, at Home & Abroad : America's Poor : HR 2646. Farm Bill/Final Passage of a Bill to Reauthorize a Host of Important Federal Agricultural Programs. (2002 senate Roll Call 103)
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HR 2646. Farm Bill/Final Passage of a Bill to Reauthorize a Host of Important Federal Agricultural Programs.
senate Roll Call 103     May 08, 2002
Progressive Position:
Yea
Progressive Result:
Win

This was the vote on final passage of the massive bill to reauthorize a host of federal agricultural programs for six years. Progressives supported the bill as a means to even out the ups and downs of the farm cycle and protect family farms from going bankrupt. Opponents were generally Republicans, who preferred a free-market approach to the agricultural economy. Final passage came on a vote of 64-35. After this vote, the bill was signed into law by the president.

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