WASHINGTON (WKOW) -- There are signs of progress on a new farm bill.
Members of Congress came to initial agreement on a new compromise.
Monday, the House and Senate Agriculture committees announced a bi-partisan farm bill that would essentially preserve food stamp benefits for most Americans who receive them and continue generous subsidies for farmers.
The agreement comes after a more than two-year fight that has threatened to hurt rural lawmakers in an election year.
The House could vote on the bill as soon as Wednesday.
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