NCIS Responds to American Enterprise Institute

September 2012

The American Enterprise Institute (AEI) released a paper in September 2012 claiming potential costs of $20 billion per year for the Price Loss Coverage (PLC) and Supplemental Coverage Option (SCO) programs in the Congressional 2012 Farm Bill proposals. The release is apparently intended to create alarm over potentially high costs of future farm policy. Unfortunately, AEI is following the model of other farm policy critics by employing inaccurate data and failing to tell whole story.

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