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on October 1, 2010

Senators Introduce Bill to Fund USDA Discrimination Settlement Payout

Three Democratic senators introduced legislation that would provide $1.15 billion to settle claims by black farmers who were discriminated against by USDA employees.

Three Democratic senators introduced legislation that would provide $1.15 billion to settle claims by black farmers who were discriminated against by USDA employees. The three are Senate Agriculture Committee Chairman Blanche Lincoln (D-Ark.) and Sens. Kay Hagan (D-N.C.) and Mary Landrieu (D-La.).

According to a statement, the legislation will ensure

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