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Editorial: Ethanol subsidy vote was unfair

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The growing appetite in Congress to end special interest tax breaks hit west central Minnesota when the Senate vote Thursday to repeal tax credits for producing ethanol.

The Senate voted 73-27 to repeal the $5 billion annual subsidy. This repeal vote came just two days after the Senate rejected a similar measure.

The Senate's measure is now added to a federal economic development program. The prospects of that overall measure are still uncertain.

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