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Texas ag commissioner sues over debt relief plan

Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller, with backing from former President Trump’s immigration adviser, Stephen Miller, alleges in a lawsuit that the new $4 billion debt relief plan for minority farmers unconstitutionally excludes white producers.
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Minority advocates say debt relief provisions have legal backing

Advocates for minority farmers say historical discrimination justifies providing payments totaling 120% of debt held by “socially disadvantaged” farmers, as approved by the House Agriculture Committee in its $16.1 billion COVID relief package, part of a larger $1.9 trillion relief bill to be considered by the full House of Representatives.
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