Washington senators slam USDA over unequal farm payments in bailout

From the Spokesman-Review

Both U.S. senators from Washington signed an analysis by congressional staffers that shows the Trump administration’s $16 billion bailout of U.S. farmers has mostly benefited those growers in the South and large companies over small operations.

Sens. Maria Cantwell and Patty Murray joined 15 other Democratic senators in critiquing how the U.S. Department of Agriculture and Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue have doled out billions in aid through the Market Facilitation Program. Read the rest of the article here.

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