Policy Documents

Six Reforms for the House Farm Bill

Daren Bakst –
June 27, 2013

On June 20, the House voted down its farm bill by a bipartisan vote of 234–195. This action was a major victory for fiscal responsibility and the American people. Now, instead of locking the country into five years of bad public policy, the House can develop a bill that provides significant reforms for both farm policy and the food stamp program. The following six critical reforms are a blueprint for common-sense change.