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Last week, the House of Representatives failed to pass its version of the 2018 Farm Bill by a vote of 198-213. Cooperative Network joined over 150 organizations on a letter to Congress urging lawmakers to reject any amendments that could weaken programs designed to help farmers who are seeing the...

The House and Senate adjourned the 2018 just before midnight on Sunday evening. With just minutes to go before any legislation could constitutionally be advanced to the governor for his consideration, lawmakers in both bodies came to agreement on a tax bill, a supplemental budget bill, and a capital investment...

Cooperative Network supported legislation authored by Rep. Joel Kitchens (R – Sturgeon Bay) this past session which was signed by Governor Scott Walker on April 3. Assembly Bill 946 increases yearly funding for the Wisconsin Producer Led Watershed Grant program from $250,000 to $750,000. The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture...

The House Taxes Committee acted favorably on a bill last week intended to infuse more funding into the statewide road and bridge system. Cooperative Network testified in support of H.F. 4437, authored by House Transportation Finance Committee Chair Paul Torkelson (R – Hanska), in front of committee members. The legislation...

The House Transportation Finance Committee acted favorably on a bill last week intended to infuse more funding into the statewide road and bridge system. Cooperative Network testified in support of H.F. 4437, authored by House Transportation Finance Committee Chair Paul Torkelson (R – Hanska). The legislation would allow Minnesotans the...

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