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on April 4, 2011

Lugar Again Seeks to Kill U.S. Sugar Program

Sen. Dick Lugar (R, Ind.) has re-introduced legislation to repeal what he calls "the hidden, anti-competitive sugar tax."

Sen. Dick Lugar (R, Ind.) has re-introduced legislation to repeal what he calls "the hidden, anti-competitive sugar tax." The proposal would tear down a government program designed to protect U.S. sugar farmers from having to compete with most foreign imports.

Each year, USDA sets a tariff rate quota that allows…

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