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Democratic Governor Steve Bullock and U.S. Senators Steve Daines (R) and Jon Tester (D), the state’s top elected officials, thanked Montana’s beet farmers for being a backbone of the state’s economy.
Amendments designed to gut no-cost U.S. sugar policy were rejected three times on the Senate floor, two times on the House floor, and twice at the Committee level during the 2014 Farm Bill debate. Now, backers of those defeated amendments are dusting them off for another run.