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PIA Joins 391 Groups Urging No More Farm Bill Cuts

PIA National has signed a letter to Congress along with 391 other organizations urging that the 2014 Farm Bill not be re-opened for additional cuts during the 2016 budget process...
March 11, 2015

PIA National has signed a letter to Congress along with 391 other organizations urging that the 2014 Farm Bill not be re-opened for additional cuts during the 2016 budget process.

"The 2014 Farm Bill required over three years of debate in both chambers of Congress and ultimately ended with the consolidation of over 100 programs and cuts to mandatory spending across many titles, including the elimination of the direct payment program," the letter states in part. "These cuts came in addition to those already in effect due to sequestration."

The groups state that the bipartisan 2014 Farm Bill legislation was estimated to contribute $23 billion to deficit reduction and that no additional cuts should be considered.