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Report: billionaires collect farm subsidies

By Laurie Bennett

November 7, 2013 at 10:49am

Fifty billionaires were direct or indirect recipients of farm subsidies, according to a report by the nonprofit Environmental Working Group.

The study found that the federal government paid $11.3 million between 1995 and 2012 to billionaires or farm businesses in which they had a stake.

Penny Pritzker
Penny Pritzker

Well-known names include Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker, banker David Rockefeller, Charles Schwab, the Walton family of Wal-Mart heirs and Microsoft’s Paul Allen.

They’re displayed in the interactive Muckety map above.

Indeed, so many billionaires received government subsidies that we suggest viewing the large version of the Muckety map.

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