Updated 2:04 pm, Tuesday, November 30th, 2010
S.510 has PASSED the Senate on a vote of 73 to 25 with the Tester amendment to exempt small farmers, processors, and local food intact.
Now it will move to conference for reconciliation with the House version. There have been indications that the House is willing to accept the Senate version.
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What Some Senators are Saying in Press Releases, Blogs, Floor Statements, and Interviews:
Lamar Alexander (TN); Bernie Sanders (VT); Carl Levin (MI); Kay Hagan (NC); Herb Kohl (WI); Frank Lautenberg (NJ); Tom Carper & Chris Coons (Both DE); Tom Harkin (IA); Al Franken (MN); Tom Coburn (OK); Sherrod Brown (OH); Robert Casey Jr. (PA); Michael Bennet (CO)