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ARA Commends Congress on CARES Act Passage

Mar 27 2020

WASHINGTON (March 27, 2020) – Agricultural Retailers Association (ARA) President and CEO Daren Coppock released the following statement following both chambers of U.S. Congress passing a historic stimulus package as a result of the novel Coronavirus pandemic:

"We recognize that the health and safety of all people is a priority at this time. ARA is grateful that Congress is taking swift action to remedy the current situation in our country through passage of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act).

"Ag retailers and their farmer customers, as always, are committed to continuing their businesses so that they can deliver the safe, healthy, and abundant food supply that is in demand now and required for the future.

"We are pleased with the support that Congress has included for the agriculture industry in this bill, and encourage the president to sign it so that we can have certainty moving forward."