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Coalition Urges Senators To Reform U.S. Sugar Program

Vote on Amendment No. 2433 to the 2012 Farm Bill expected today. In advance of the Senate’s consideration of amendments to the 2012 Farm Bill today, the Coalition for Sugar Reform released the following statement urging Senators to support Amendment NO. 2433. “Last week’s narrow 50-46 defeat of the Shaheen sugar amendment is evidence that

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2012 Farm Bill Hearing Excludes Sugar Reform Discussion

“We are disappointed that the Agriculture Committee denied our request to testify at either of the commodity hearings,” says NCA president. The House Agriculture Committee Subcommittee on General Farm Commodities & Risk Management finished two days of Farm Bill hearings today with no mention of the outdated and costly U.S. sugar program.  The National Confectioners

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