International Sugar Journal

United States – Senators launch another bid for sugar policy overhaul [Registered]

Shaheen led a coalition in June 2014 that pushed for similar reforms through an amendment to budget appropriations. The three senators introduced the same reform measure a year ago. They previously pushed for it as an amendment to the Farm Bill, but their proposal failed to win approval in May 2013.

Supporters of the existing sugar support program say that it usually operates at no additional government cost and supports farmers.

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