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Category: General News
Obama Administration Wants State Timber $'s Back
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — House Natural Resources Committee Chairman Doc Hastings and another 30 members of Congress have sent a letter to the Obama administration, asking why it is demanding timber counties send back roughly $18 million in federal subsidies. The Agriculture Department distributed $323 million to 41 states in January. But the administration recently said the payments are subject to the sequester, and states must return a portion of the money.