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McCabe joins Newhouse on Farm Bill tour


On Friday, March 30, Rep. Gina McCabe, R-Goldendale, joined U.S. Rep. Dan Newhouse, R-Sunnyside, during the final stop on his “Farm Bill listening tour” in Yakima.

The U.S. Farm Bill is comprehensive legislation that sets federal government policies related to agriculture, ranging from farming, to trade and subsidies, to nutrition. The bill is typically reauthorized every five years, and its current version was last passed in 2014 and is set to expire in September.

Between March 27-30, Newhouse traveled to cities throughout Central Washington to seek input and hear concerns from those in the agricultural industry who will be affected by the 2018 legislation.

McCabe, who represents Was...

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