When Democratic leadership in the House added a last-minute tax measure to pay for nutrition programs, Republican support for the bill all but vanished overnight. Senate Agriculture Committee Chair Tom Harkin, D-Iowa, says that provision will also appear in the Senate version of the bill.
According to Democrats, the measure closes a loophole allowing businesses to dodge
"We're look at doing basically the same thing over here," Harkin said in a press call Tuesday. "That can give us some needed resources."
The Senate Agriculture Committee will not debate the bill until September, after Congress' August recess.