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Friday, May 18, 2018

When the House considers the farm bill this morning, watch out for defenders of unlimited farm subsidies delivering misinformation.

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Anyone who has been following the debate over the House farm bill knows lawmakers are closely watching the stricter work requirements proposed for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP. But the same bill widens farm subsidy loopholes, so even more recipients won’t need to work or live on farms to receive their share of taxpayer dollars.

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Cigarette smoking is responsible for more than 480,000 deaths per year, including more than 41,000 deaths from secondhand smoke. So why are American taxpayers still subsidizing farmers to grow tobacco?

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

The farm bill under consideration by the House of Representatives this week may reopen loopholes that once allowed billionaires to receive federal farm subsidies.

Monday, May 14, 2018

Under current law, numerous loopholes in federal farm subsidy programs distribute the lion’s share of farm subsidies to the largest and richest farms

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