NCC watching elections, taxes, trade in D.C

Smith, Ron
September 2010
Southwest Farm Press;9/16/2010, Vol. 37 Issue 18, p11
Trade Publication
The article reports on the observation of the National Cotton Council of America (NCC) on several issues in Washington D.C. These include the possibility of a huge freshman class of legislators in 2011, the resolution of the Brazil World Trade Organization (WTO) case and the return of pressure impose more payment limitations on farm programs. NCC senior vice president John Maguire states that fall elections could result in widespread changes particularly in the House of Representatives.


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