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Farm Bill- Crop Insurance Debate, Amendment 47

On Wednesday night, Members debated an amendment sponsored by Reps. Ron Kind (D., Wis.), Tom Petri (R., Wis.) and others that, “Limits premium subsidies to those producers with an AGI under $250,000 and limits per person premium subsidies to $50,000 and caps crop insurance providers’ reimbursement of administrative and operating at $900 million and reduces their rate of return to 12%. Introduces transparency into the crop insurance program.”

A video replay of this debate is available here. The House will vote on this amendment, #47, on Thursday.