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Cotton’s Generous Safety Net

May 19, 2017
Programs: Agriculture

In an effort to obtain more taxpayer subsidies, Washington special interests continually misrepresent the existing overly generous taxpayer financed safety net for the U.S. cotton industry. The fact is cotton growers already benefit form billions of dollars in taxpayer subsidies and do not need Washington to authorize even more spending.

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