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Biden wants new taxes on inherited assets, promises to shield farms

President Joe Biden wants to impose capital gains taxes on inherited assets, with promised protections for farms and other family-owned businesses that continue in operation. The change would help pay for a $1.8 trillion package of social benefits, including expanded child nutrition assistance, health insurance subsidies and free community college.
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US lawmakers look to trade to counter China’s strength

Lawmakers, lobbyists and farm groups are anxious for the Biden administration to take its first concrete steps to begin negotiating international trade agreements and reform at the World Trade Organization to improve international access for U.S. goods as well as rein in China’s expanding global influence.
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Daybreak April 23: Vilsack defends planned CRP expansion

The nation’s largest farm group is calling on the White House to clarify President Joe Biden’s goal of conserving 30% of U.S. land by 2030.

“The concerns of farmers and ranchers are escalating regarding the intent of the 30x30 goal, the definition of conservation, and the metrics for defining success, among other things,” the American Farm Bureau Federation says in a letter to the White House.


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