Subsidies

EWG keeps you up to date with analysis of the latest news, interviews with experts and more.

Thursday, September 6, 2018

Will the next federal farm bill reopen the loopholes that once allowed millionaires and billionaires – stockbroker Charles Schwab, Microsoft founder Paul Allen, banking tycoon David Rockefeller, Sr., and dozens of others – to receive federal farm subsidies?

Friday, June 29, 2018

It’s not hard to see the differences between the terrible, partisan House farm bill and the bipartisan Senate farm bill

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Few federal programs are more badly in need of reform than the federal crop insurance program. The Senate will debate some long overdue reforms this week.

Tuesday, June 26, 2018

A new amendment to the Senate farm bill that limits crop insurance subsidies for the wealthiest farmers would save taxpayers more than $490 million dollars over the next 10 years.

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

The two farm bills being debated by the House and Senate this month could not be more different.

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