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Senate Democrats’ spending bill calls for study of tariff impacts on farmers

August 2, 2022 at 6:07 PM
The Senate Appropriations Committee last week released a proposed fiscal year 2023 spending bill that would call on the Agriculture Department to study how tariffs imposed by the Trump administration affect farmers and ranchers. The committee report on the agriculture, rural development, Food and Drug Administration and related agencies appropriations bill says the panel is “is concerned about the long-term impacts of tariffs on the domestic farm economy.” Accordingly, it says, within 180 days of the enactment of the spending...

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