Exxon Valdez plaintiff tax protections missing from Farm Bill on eve of passage

Congress has agreed on a final version of the U.S. Farm Bill. It now goes to the president to approve or veto. The legislation includes crop subsidies, increased food-stamp funding and tax breaks to racehorse owners. But one provision is conspicuously missing.

Amy Bracken, KCHU – Valdez

UPDATE (6:15pm 5/12): APRN’s Joel Southern reports from Washington, D.C. — “House and Senate negotiators have reached agreement on a Farm Bill compromise. The conference agreement has not yet gotten final Congressional approval on the House and Senate floors.”