|Club For Growth 2007 Senate Scorecard description
Vote on the Farm Bill, which would authori … Vote on the Farm Bill, which would authorize approximately $286 billion for commodity subsidies, nutritional assistance, and other spending programs. The pro-growth vote was "nay" because the bill had no meaning subsidy reforms. It still allows wealthy farmers to collect market-distorting and trade-distorting subsidies paid for by taxpayers. The bill also included an unnecessary $4 billion tax hike. Failed 55-42 (Sixty votes needed). x hike. Failed 55-42 (Sixty votes needed).