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Rep. Van Hollen- Direct Payments: “Serve no useful purpose right now.”
Posted By Keith Good On February 16, 2013 @ 8:57 pm In Farm Bill | Comments Disabled
On Friday, House Budget Committee Ranking Member Chris Van Hollen noted that Direct Payments “serve no useful purpose right now,” while discussing sequester issues at a news conference with House Democratic Leaders.
He explained that a plan to avoid the sequester drafted by Senate Democrats, and a separate plan put together by House Democrats, both include the elimination of direct payments.
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