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IL congressman says food stamp fraud deserves investigation

Mon, 07 Jan 2013 07:14:30 CST
By: Lee Strubinger

IL congressman says food stamp fraud deserves investigation An Illinois congressman says beside a 5-year farm bill, which he supports, the farm bill extension was the next best thing to avoid what has been dubbed the 'milk-cliff.' Former Bloomington native Representative Adam Kinzinger says in order for a new farm bill to pass, programs like food stamps need to be checked for 'fraud and inefficiencies.' Kinzinger says though a farm bill was not passed, congress created an estate tax law set at $5 million. He says that was an important part of fiscal cliff negotiations...


The Republican Kinzinger says he's disappointed a farm bill wasn't passed, but optimistic about a new bill.
   

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