The Cost of America's Farm Subsidy Binge
Publication Date: July 2002
Publisher(s): Heritage Foundation (Washington, D.C.)
Author(s): Brian M. Riedl
Keywords: Agriculture; Budget
As Congress is locked in debate on the best way to stimulate an economy that has slipped into recession, the House and Senate have designed farm bills that will place inordinate burdens on American taxpayers, countering stimulus efforts while providing payments to many farm owners who are least in need of assistance.