Changes to IFB health care, dairy policies approved
IFB Health Care Working Group to continue exploring options for members over next year.
Published December 11, 2018 Source: | Tags: policy news, health care, healthcare, health insurance, Health Care Working Group, IFB annual meeting, dairy, Health Savings Account (HSA), IFB policy changes, Deana Stroisch
Delegates adjust state policy ahead of potential capital program
Changes to the organization's motor fuel tax policy leave room for negotiations with new governor's administration.
Published December 10, 2018 Source: | Tags: state motor fuel tax, illinois infrastructure, illinois roadways, Kay Shipman, policy news, IFB annual meeting
IFB policy addresses potential revenue source, maintains school board control
After thorough debate, delegates decide to maintain opposition to use and production of recreational marijuana.
Published December 7, 2018 Source: | Tags: IFB annual meeting, Kay Shipman, Brian Duncan, policy news, IFB Resolutions Committee, recreational marijuana, school security
IFB members set policy at annual meeting
Motor fuel tax, recreational marijuana and school security among the most intensely debated topics.
Published December 5, 2018 Source: | Tags: IFB president, llinois Farm Bureau President Richard Guebert Jr., IFB annual meeting, policy news, Rachel Torbert, state motor fuel tax, recreational marijuana, school security, trade war, tariffs, USDA Ag Secretary Sonny Perdue, Mark Gebhards, delegates
Ag Committee members reach farm bill agreement 'in principle'
IFB welcomes the news, urges Congress to pass the bill before the end of the year.
Published November 30, 2018 Source: | Tags: 2018 farm bill, policy news, Deana Stroisch, Congress
Duncan looks forward to resolutions discussion at Annual Meeting
Issues to be debated include the state motor fuel tax, marijuana and others that could get attention in Springfield in the near future.
Published November 19, 2018 Source: | Tags: IFB Resolutions Committee, IFB annual meeting, DeLoss Jahnke, policy news
Additional counties gain stormwater management authority
Those counties affected should study the subject and consider whether they want to exercise the new authority.
Published November 1, 2018 Source: | Tags: Local Information News and Know-How, LINK, Kevin Rund, stormwater management, policy news