Illinois farmer voices concerns over U.S. trade policy impacts
Jim Raben has traveled to Mexico City with the U.S. Grains Council (USGC) to meet with assembled appointees of the new Mexican president to discuss trade topics. He has also traveled to Brazil this year to assess its grain trade, providing him a current perspective on global agricultural trade issues.
Group seeks to make wind farm decision a ballot question
Wind energy projects are often met with opposition by communities and a relatively new proposal for a wind energy park in the Upper Peninsula is no exception. One of the citizens’ groups voicing opposition is taking steps to get a measure on the ballot to have the question of wind farms decided that way.
Some in Congress, USPS workers trying to stunt talk of privatization
An April executive order by President Trump establishing a task force to evaluate the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) has led to a nationwide campaign by both the National Assoc. of Letter Carriers and the American Postal Workers Union (APWU): “The U.S. Mail is Not for Sale!”