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Proposed Budget Cuts Crop Insurance Funding

By In News On May 26, 2017


The White House today released details of its FY2018 proposed budget, which included steep cuts to crop insurance and other farm policies.   The American Association of Crop Insurers, Crop Insurance and Reinsurance Bureau, Crop Insurance Professionals Association, Independent Insurance Agents and Brokers of America, National Association of Professional Insurance Agents, and National Crop Insurance Services released the following joint statement in response:  “Weakening crop insurance and making it more difficult for farmers to bounce back during tough times will jeopardize rural jobs and will find little support in rural America or on Capitol Hill.”  See more here.


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