Barrasso, Lummis host talk about upcoming farm bill

CASPER — U.S. Senator John Boozman sat opposite a group of more than 20 Wyoming farmers, ranchers, government officials and nonprofit leaders in a cold conference room on the third floor of Casper’s Thyra Thomson State Office Building.

Addressing his audience in a quiet, unhurried voice, the Arkansas congressman told them he was there to listen — and to ensure their concerns wouldn’t fall on deaf ears in D.C.

“I believe very strongly that the answer to our problems needs to come from the bottom,” Boozman said.

The Friday roundtable discussion was part of a national effort by lawmakers to gathe...


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