Category Archives: Farming

Hultgren Applauds Farmers for Speaking Out Against Regulation

From the office of Rep. Randy Hultgren (R, Illinois 14th District)… Washington, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Randy Hultgren (IL-14) today released the following statement after the Department of Labor withdrew a proposal to ban children from working on farms. “Family … Continue reading

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Agriculture Committee Approves Hultgren Legislation Protecting Main Street End-Users

From the office of Rep. Randy Hultgren (R, Illinois 14th District)… Washington, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Randy Hultgren (IL-14) today released the following statement after the House Committee on Agriculture approved H.R. 3527, the Protecting Main Street End-Users From Excessive … Continue reading

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Rep. Manzullo Votes to Protect Farmers from Overreaching EPA Regulation on Farm Dust

From State Rep. Don Manzulo (16th District)… Under proposal, farmers could face huge fines for driving unpaved roads [WASHINGTON] – Congressman Don Manzullo (R-IL) voted today for legislation to prevent the EPA from regulating farm dust under the Clean Air … Continue reading

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House Passes Legislation to Protect Illinois Agriculture Community

From the office of Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R, Illinois 11th District)… Farm Dust Act Prohibits EPA from Over-Regulating ‘Nuisance Dust’ in Rural Areas Washington, D.C. – Today Congressman Adam Kinzinger (R-IL), a co-sponsor of the Farm Dust Regulation Prevention Act … Continue reading

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Rep. Walsh Introduces ‘Dairy Deregulation Act’ to Put Milk Prices Back in Consumer’s Hands

From the office of Rep. Joe Walsh (R, Illinois 8th District)… “Most taxpayers are unaware that they are paying for their milk twice…this is outrageous.” Washington- Congressman Joe Walsh (IL-8) recently introduced the ‘Dairy Deregulation Act’ to phase out the … Continue reading

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Hultgren: Senate’s Failure To Act Results In More Red Tape On America’s Farmers

From the office of Rep. Randy Hultgren (R, Illinois 14th District)… Washington, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Randy Hultgren (IL-14) today released the following statement regarding the Senate’s failure to act on H.R. 872, the Reducing Regulatory Burdens Act, which the … Continue reading

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