Lawmakers are giving themselves more time to finalize a five-year, $560 billion farm bill after Congress late Thursday passed a second one-week extension of the current law, which was set to expire Friday. The bill is expected to include at least $750 million of tax-exempt bonding authority.

However, continued disapproval from the White House regarding the bill's total cost presents a hazard for lawmakers to navigate if the bill is to become law.

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