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Subsidies

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Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Did Rep. Doug LaMalfa recieve crop insurance subsidies? We would love to know. So would American taxpayers.

Thursday, December 7, 2017

Thirty-two members of Congress and their immediate family members collected at least $14.3 million in farm subsidies between 1995 and 2016, according to data from EWG’s Farm Subsidy Database.

Monday, December 4, 2017

A new report from the Department of Agriculture confirmed what EWG has been saying for years: Farm subsidies overwhelmingly go to the largest and most successful farm businesses, instead of to struggling family farms that need them the most.

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Between 2014 and 2015, three federal farm subsidy programs paid farmers multiple times for the same loss in crop yield or decline in crop price.

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

During the Dust Bowl of the 1930s, the federal government planted 220 million trees to stop the blowing soil that devastated the Great Plains.

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