Farm bill erases subsidy limits, say AEI panelists

The Republican-written farm bill awaiting a vote in the House effectively eliminates the USDA’s already-weak limits on farm subsidy payments, said two economists on a think tank panel on Thursday. Separately, two free-market groups said that the bill was “rife with corporate welfare” and that “badly needed reforms here are entirely absent.” “Reforms are needed on… » Read More

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