Farm Bill ‘Reform’ Is in the Eye of the Beholder

May 29th, 2013 | By | Category: General

Earlier this month, the House and Senate agriculture committees passed their respective versions of the legislation they hope will govern U.S. agricultural policy for the next five years. Although both chambers have attempted to promote their bills as a cheaper, more sensible policy than what would occur if the current programs were simply extended, neither proposal is a good deal for American consumers or taxpayers. Nor would the programs move the United States in a more market-friendly direction. What is more, the few “reforms” that the committees did make may leave America more vulnerable to international lawsuits.

For more on this story, visit: Farm Bill “Reform” Is in the Eye of the Beholder | Cato Institute.

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