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Apples to Twinkies: Cicilline on subsidy reform

Apples to Twinkies: Cicilline on subsidy reform

The Rhode Island Public Interest Research Group (RI PERG) released a report this morning during a press conference at Hope Market in Lippitt Park in Providence revealing that agricultural subsidies pay for twenty Twinkies, but only half an apple, per taxpayer. The report, entitled “Apples to Twinkies” finds that since 1995, $19 billion in tax [...]