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Senate winnows amendments

DANIEL LOOKER 06/14/2012 @ 5:11pm Business Editor

Most of the farm bill action in the Senate this week was behind the scenes, as the leadership negotiated a smaller number of amendments to consider than some 250 offered so far.


Late Thursday, Senate Agriculture Committee Chairwoman Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) shared a glimpse of that work in a short speech on the floor of the Senate.


"We've actually had some very good progress today and overcome some obstacles," Stabenow said.


The negotiations have trimmed the number of amendments likely to be debated from 250 to below 50 to around 40, she said. 


"We will look forward to having the opportunity next week to present something to the body," she said.  

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