Congressional Inaction: Killing Bills

Portland Phoenix | November 21, 2007
The Farm Bill, a five-year federal spending bill that allots money for nutrition and hunger-prevention programs, industrial agriculture, and smaller farming operations, was blocked last Friday, and remained in limbo as Congress went into Thanksgiving recess.

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