House rejects massive farm bill that would have cut food stamps; 62 Republicans vote no

  • by: MARY CLARE JALONICK , Associated Press
  • Updated: June 20, 2013 - 8:20 PM

WASHINGTON — The House rejected a five-year, half-trillion-dollar farm bill Thursday that would have cut $2 billion annually from food stamps and let states impose broad new work requirements on those who receive them.

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