Reform the Sugar Program: Cosponsor the Sugar Policy Modernization Act

Our government’s current sugar program is a job-killer.  It ensures profits for the connected few at the expense of the many.  It operates at a substantial cost to taxpayers, consumers and businesses.  It’s rooted in supply-management economics that were
drafted nearly 90 years ago.  Every other commodity program was subjected to reforms during the last Farm Bill – except the sugar program. 

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Reform the Sugar Program: Cosponsor the Sugar Policy Modernization Act

Our government’s current sugar program is a job-killer.  It ensures profits for the connected few at the expense of the many.  It operates at a substantial cost to taxpayers, consumers and businesses.  It’s rooted in supply-management economics that were
drafted nearly 90 years ago.  Every other commodity program was subjected to reforms during the last Farm Bill – except the sugar program. 

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Co-Sponsor Representative Posey’s Public Service Integrity Act

One thing is clear from the recent election: Americans are fed up with business as usual in Washington. Last year, we watched as President Trump animated his supporters and won the Presidency in part with his promise to “drain the swamp.” In that spirit,
I have introduced legislation that would take an important step toward fulfilling this promise.

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