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NTU Joins R Street-led Coalition to Support the "Harvest Price Subsidy Prohibition Act"

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On behalf of the millions of Americans represented by the undersigned organizations, we write to urge your strong support of the Harvest Price Subsidy Prohibition Act, sponsored in the Senate by Sen. Jeff Flake. R-Ariz., and Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, D-N.H., and in the House by Rep. John Duncan, R-Tenn. This common-sense legislation would protect taxpayers from being asked to subsidize the most costly and extravagant federal crop insurance product, known as the harvest price option (HPO) policy. The non-partisan Congressional Budget Office estimates the Flake-Duncan bill would save $18.9 billion over the next decade, with no effect on the premium subsidies farmers receive for standard crop insurance policies.


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Vote Alert 

"No" on the conference report to H.R. 2642, the Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013.

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NTU urges all Members of Congress to vote "No" on the conference report to H.R. 2642, the Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013. Despite the lengthy consideration of this legislation, the end-product largely dismisses the opportunity
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A Raisin in the Courts

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