US lawmakers from agricultural states push for $1B in aid


ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Congresswoman Xochitl Torres-Small is among a group of lawmakers from rural areas pushing legislation that calls for funneling as much as $1 billion in aid to states based on their contributions to regional and national food systems. The Democrat says the southern half of the state alone accounts for $1.6 billion in agricultural revenue.

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