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The Not-so-Sweet Side of Sugar Policy

(May 23, 2013) – While some conservatives are pushing for an amendment to the current farm bill to revise the nation’s sugar policy, a conservative argument can be made that there is no free market when everyone’s not playing by the same rules.

With that in mind, Citizen Outreach has sent a letter to Members of Congress and staffers on the Agriculture Committee urging support for a “zero-for-zero” proposal in which the U.S. sugar industry would give up government support programs here in return for the elimination of government subsidies of foreign sugar production in Mexico and abroad.

Click here to read the full letter