Senate Rejects Changes In Sugar Policy

Senators debating a five-year farm bill have voted to uphold current policy that protects the nation's sugar growers with price supports and import restrictions.

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  • Senate rejects changes in sugar policy
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Senators debating a five-year farm bill have voted to uphold current policy that protects the nation's sugar growers with price supports and import restrictions. The vote was 50-46 to block an amendment to end the Depression-era program ...
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    Industry groups representing Hershey, Coca-Cola and other food and beverage makers have lost a key Senate vote in their decade-long push against government assistance ...
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    From Yahoo News: Senators debating a five-year farm bill have voted to uphold current policy that protects the nation's sugar growers with price supports ...
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