Report: Payout to dead is costly

Farm subsidies total $36 million

Posted: September 1, 2013 at 2:59 a.m.

The U.S. government sends nearly $36 million in federal farm subsidies paid to dead individuals annually, with only a fraction of the improper payments being recovered, according to a report prepared for the Senate Agriculture Committee.

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Business, Pages 69 on 09/01/2013