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Recommendations for an Alternative, Accountable Farm Safety Net

August 07, 2015 | Agriculture

August 2015 The current farm safety net is a complex web of overlapping and expensive subsidies that rewards special interests and large... Read More

Shallow Loss Agriculture Programs 101

August 06, 2015 | Agriculture

What are “shallow loss” agriculture programs?... Read More

Federal Coal Program Resource Page

July 28, 2015 | Natural Resources

The resource page for TCS' research on the federal coal program.... Read More

Agricultural Conservation: A Farmer’s Risk Management Tool

July 28, 2015 | Agriculture

Agricultural producers mitigate risks of doing business in various ways by utilizing private sector risk management options and enrolling... Read More

Golden Fleece: Blinders for Blender Pumps

July 21, 2015 | Agriculture , Energy

With his creation of a new program to spend $100 million to pay for new gas station pumps that can handle high-blend ethanol fuels,... Read More

Biofuels Resource Page

June 23, 2015 | Energy

The resource page for TCS' research on Biofuels.... Read More

2014 Farm Bill Crop Insurance Subsidies for Biofuels Crops

June 18, 2015 | Energy

Taxpayers are increasingly subsidizing the entire supply chain of bioenergy production. Numerous federal farm bill programs subsidize the... Read More

Federal Subsidies for Corn Ethanol and Other Corn-Based Biofuels

June 15, 2015 | Energy

Since its creation of the domestic market for corn ethanol after the energy crisis of the 1970s, the federal government has nurtured and... Read More

Political Footprint of the Corn Ethanol Lobby - June 2015

June 15, 2015 | Energy

Since its creation of the domestic market for corn ethanol after the energy crisis of the 1970s, the federal government has nurtured and... Read More

Anthracite Coal to Kaiserslautern

June 12, 2015 | National Security

The resource page for TCS' research on U.S. anthracite shipment to Kaiserslautern, Germany.... Read More

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Weekly Wastebasket

Our weekly reality-check for federal spending. View All

August 28, 2015

Hurricane Katrina: Policy Lessons Still Not Heeded

Ten years ago, Hurricane Katrina and its impact on New Orleans and the Gulf Coast staggered the nation. A major... Read More

20th Anniversary Celebration