Key Senate votes / Session 1
February 4, 2014
$956.4 billion package authorizes the end of billions of dollars in direct subsidy payments to the nation’s farmers. In their place, farmers will be able to take advantage of a new crop insurance program. The agreement also saves billions by consolidating government conservation programs and cuts about $8 billion in funding for food stamps by tweaking eligibility rules.
January 16, 2014
$1.1 trillion omnibus spending package funds government activities through the end of fiscal year 2014.