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U.S. Representative Collin Peterson talks Friday during an interview at the West Central Tribune offices in Willmar. Peterson remains optimistic a farm bill will be completed soon. (Ron Abrams/Forum News Service)

Peterson optimistic again for farm bill vote

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WILLMAR, Minn. — After months of stalemate over a new five-year extension of the farm bill, 7th District Congressman Collin Peterson is optimistic that a House and Senate conference committee will hammer out the differences and bring a bill to a vote.


He believes votes could be held in both chambers by Thanksgiving.

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Tom Cherveny
Tom Cherveny is a regional and outdoor reporter with the West Central Tribune in Willmar, MN.
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