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November 26, 2013

State lawmakers want to protect tobacco payments from spending cuts

11 of NC's 13 members of the U.S. House have asked U.S. Agriculture Secretary to make sure that farmers will not see their payments from the Tobacco Transition Payment program reduced if there are more automatic federal spending cuts.

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