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Issue Position: Family Farms

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Protecting our Family Farms

"Our family farms are the fabric with which we weave our heritage and the backbone of Wisconsin's economy." -- Jeff Fitzgerald

As Wisconsin's Junior Senator I will aggressively pursue free trade agreements that will open new markets to Wisconsin's agricultural exports. I will support the construction and maintenance of the infrastructure necessary for Wisconsin's Agri-businesses to thrive and grow; and I will fight animal rights activists and environmental extremists who threaten the family farming way of life.

I strongly oppose the death tax, in part because I believe that it is important that family farms be passed on from generation to generation.

I will work tirelessly to keep government out of the way of our hardworking farmers and farming families because I know that all farmers would rather be in the cabs of their combines and tractors then filling out numerous bureaucratic forms.


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