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Conaway staking legacy on passing politically tricky farm bill 

As he escorted a delegation of eight congressmen across West Texas this week, U.S. Rep. Mike Conaway was laying the groundwork for passing a massive piece of legislation next year that thousands of farmers and ranchers in his district are counting on. The congressmen, Capitol Hill staffers and reporters – including those from The Texas Tribune – spent two days in rural Texas, listening to agriculture trade association leaders and hearing out the economic worries of hundreds of Texas farmers and ranchers. Read more…

Aug, 02, 2017 General Discussion, Issues & Policy