House OKs farm bill 251-166

Cotton votes Arkansas’ only no; measure sent to Senate

Posted: January 30, 2014 at 5:13 a.m.

U.S. Rep. Tom Cotton was the only member of Arkansas’ all-Republican House delegation to vote against the legislation.

The $100 billion-a-year farm bill passed the House 251 to 166 Wednesday after months of discussions and uncertainty.

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