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Resource ID: #24546
Subject: Farms
Source: WFOR-TV (Miami)
Date: 11/23/2009



Some farmers who have died during the last 20 years are still being paid. By comparing the "Farm Bill database" and the "Social Security Death Index," WFOR-TV found 234 deceased farmers in South Florida continue to receive taxpayer money through the U.S. Farm Bill. The amount still being paid is estimated to be $9.5 million.

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