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Subsidies

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Wednesday, October 3, 2018

EWG found that 245 people who have received taxpayer-funded farm subsidies or disaster payments for 32 straight years currently reside in the nation's 50 largest cities, according to an analysis of Department of Agriculture data.

Friday, September 7, 2018

A 52-story skyscraper on Park Avenue in New York City is the world headquarters for JPMorganChase, the largest bank in the U.S. But according to data from the Department of Agriculture, it’s also the home of one of 850 “farmers” who live in Manhattan.

Thursday, September 6, 2018

Will the next federal farm bill reopen the loopholes that once allowed millionaires and billionaires – stockbroker Charles Schwab, Microsoft founder Paul Allen, banking tycoon David Rockefeller, Sr., and dozens of others – to receive federal farm subsidies?

Friday, June 29, 2018

It’s not hard to see the differences between the terrible, partisan House farm bill and the bipartisan Senate farm bill

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Few federal programs are more badly in need of reform than the federal crop insurance program. The Senate will debate some long overdue reforms this week.

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