TITLE

House Supports Farm Bill

AUTHOR(S)
Ellis, Kristi
PUB. DATE
May 2009
SOURCE
WWD: Women's Wear Daily;5/23/2009, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that the U.S. House has voted to override former President George W. Bush's veto of a $300 billion farm bill, with lawmakers arguing that the bill contained reforms and had the right balance between nutrition and conservation programs and agriculture subsidies. The bill, which provides five years of funding for many federal programs, has trade implications for apparel retailers and brands. It provides a two-year extension of a trade preference program for Caribbean countries
ACCESSION #
41880355

 

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