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Ethanol Becomes Issue in Senate Race

Submitted by on October 6, 2016 – 2:38 pmNo Comment

by Gary Truitt (Hoosier Ag Today)  On Wednesday Senators Joe Donnelly (D-IN) and Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) toured the Noble Americas South Bend Ethanol Plant, highlighting Evan Bayh’s strong support for Indiana’s corn and ethanol industries and the tens of thousands of Hoosier jobs they support. The Senators also underscored Congressman Todd Young’s history of voting against Hoosier farmers and manufacturers. Through six years in Washington, Young has voted to repeal ethanol tax credits and weaken the Renewable Fuel Standard, threatening a major part of the Indiana economy.

According to the Bayh campaign throughout his career, Evan Bayh has supported ethanol production and voted multiple times in favor of the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS), which requires a specified volume of ethanol to be mixed with gasoline and encourages the production of corn and ethanol. In 2007, Bayh worked across the aisle with Senator Lugar to introduce the bipartisan DRIVE Act, which would increase the production of ethanol.    READ MORE / MORE

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