Senate bill targets ban on deficit reduction in farm-subsidy deals

U.S. Sens. Jeff Flake (R-AZ) and Cory Booker (D-NJ) introduced a Senate bill on Friday that would amend the Federal Crop Insurance Act to eliminate a limit placed on the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). The measure, known as the Exclusion for Deficit Reduction in Agriculture Subsidies Elimination (ERASE) Act, would eliminate a restriction in the 2014 farm bill. Read More »