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Corn Subsidy Under Attack

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Corn Subsidy Under Attack

Corn Subsidy Under Attack

Corn Subsidy Under Attack

Only Available in Archive Formats.

— NPR's Steve Inskeep reports on efforts by some members of Congress to eliminate the federal subsidy paid to farmers whose corn is used to produce ethanol. Congressman Bill Archer, a Texas Republican, is leading the campaign. He argues that with gasoline plentiful and relatively cheap, it makes no sense for such a tax break and that the corn would be better used to feed people.