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Farm Subsidy

Jason Cherkis

GOP Congressman Who Voted Against Sandy Relief Favors U.S. Subsidies For Relatives

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Cherkis | Posted 01.14.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Superstorm Sandy ravaged huge swaths of the U.S. East Coast, killing more than 130 people, causing at least $62 billion in damage and tu...

Push For New Farm Subsidy Could Allegedly Pay Billions To Farmers

AP | MARY CLARE JALONICK | Posted 01.07.2012 | Green

WASHINGTON — Corn and soybean farmers are pushing for – and Congress is moving to create – a whole new subsidy that could maintain f...

House Committee Votes To Cut Farm Subsidies

AP | By MARY CLARE JALONICK | Posted 07.31.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A House committee voted Tuesday to cut farm subsidies to pay for deficit reduction and other budget priorities, chipping away at the bil...

Farm Bill 2012: The Shelf Life Theory

Donald Carr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food
Donald Carr

The battle has already begun over the direction of America's broken food and farm policy and how to shape it in the next farm bill.

Will Farm Subsidies Be the Tea Partiers' Achilles' Heel?

Donald Carr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Donald Carr

It's odd that Tea Party candidates have had so little to say about one area of wasteful spending that all limited government advocates should be able to agree on -- the USDA's farm subsidy programs.

Obama's USDA Less Transparent Than Bush's

Donald Carr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Donald Carr

The Environmental Working Group has worked hard to track the billions lavished on the wealthiest and largest farm operations in the country, in the ho...

Treehugger: Bush Is Right On Farm Subsidies

Treehugger | Jeremy Elton Jacquot | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

It's not often we find ourselves agreeing with President Bush's viewpoint but, in the case of the subsidy-larded farm bill, we'll make an exception. A...