Bill Raack http://kbia.org en McCaskill frustrated by farm bill "in limbo" http://kbia.org/post/mccaskill-frustrated-farm-bill-limbo <p></p><p>U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill of Missouri says she will spend much of the August congressional recess talking about the farm bill, which is hung up in a legislative impasse.</p><p>Hopes are dim for compromise on the legislation after the Senate approved a five-year plan regulating farm programs and food stamps, but the House signed off on a bill dealing only with farm programs. McCaskill says Republican efforts to make sharp cuts to the food stamp program are holding up the farm bill, which she says is unfair to farmers in Missouri. Thu, 08 Aug 2013 14:13:53 +0000 Bill Raack 38491 at http://kbia.org McCaskill frustrated by farm bill "in limbo" Legislators spar over Obama budget http://kbia.org/post/legislators-spar-over-obama-budget <p>US Senator Claire McCaskill says President Barack Obama&rsquo;s budget, which was released Monday, is a workable document. Tue, 14 Feb 2012 15:22:03 +0000 Bill Raack 8759 at http://kbia.org Legislators spar over Obama budget