House Supports Farm Bill

Ellis, Kristi
May 2009
WWD: Women's Wear Daily;5/23/2009, p5
Trade Publication
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


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