Farm bill deal cuts food stamps by 1%, continues farm subsidies

  • by: MARY CLARE JALONICK , Associated Press
  • Updated: January 27, 2014 - 11:35 PM

WASHINGTON — A House plan to make major cuts to food stamps would be scaled back under a bipartisan agreement on a massive farm bill, a near end to a more than two-year fight that has threatened to hurt rural lawmakers in an election year.

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