ICYMI: How Agriculture Subsidies are Hurting Farmers, Taxpayers

In an op-ed for The Hill, Alison Acosta Winters, managing director of research and policy at the Charles Koch Institute, discusses how removing agricultural subsidies should be a priority for Congress:

“If America is really serious about “draining the swamp” in Washington, then removing harmful policies and rent-seeking behaviors upon which corporate welfare and cronyism are built should be a high priority for Congress. Such policies include the numerous, costly subsidy programs that go toward agriculture.”

Read the full op-ed at The Hill

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