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ARA Signed Coalition Letter Urging House Leaders to Waive PAYGO Requirements

Mar 18 2021

ARA signed coalition letter urging House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy to protect critical U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) mandatory programs from harmful cuts as Congress considers the USDA budget implications of the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021.

There is a precedence for Congress waiving Statutory Pay-As-You-Go (PAYGO) requirements because if not, severe cuts will be imposed on a variety of USDA programs, including farm safety net and conservation programs, among others.

Read more in the coalition letter.