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Podcast: Important Changes For Farm Subsidies, Working Families, And Education

Gracy Olmstead and Lori Sanders discuss the impact Trump’s budget would have on agriculture and other changes in our working economy.


On this episode of The Federalist Radio Hour, Lori Sanders, associate vice president of federal affairs at the R Street Institute, joins Gracy Olmstead, associate managing editor at the Federalist. They discuss farming, agriculture subsidies, USDA funding in the Trump budget, and the changing relationship between education and employment.

What can the government do to improve the employment system for working parents and their children? Sanders shares some proposals to give working families more flexibility. “We should be thinking about how we make every single employee–male, female– more attractive, more productive in the labor force so that more employers want to compete over them, want to offer them these benefits.”

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