Farm Bill Illinois Farm Bureau Slams Trump Budget Cuts By Eric Stock & Associated Press • Mar 11, 2019 Jacquelyn Martin / AP Illinois Farm Bureau President Richard Guebert said President Donald Trump’s proposed federal budget would have a devastating effect on farmers. Durbin Talks Farm Bill, Immigration With McLean County Farmers By Mary Cullen • Feb 1, 2019 Jeff Smudde / WGLT U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin visited Bloomington Friday to talk with McLean County farmers about the impacts of last year’s updated farm bill. House Passes Farm Bill, Sending It To Trump's Desk By Ryan Denham & AP • Dec 12, 2018 Jeff Roberson / AP The House on Wednesday easily passed the farm bill, a massive legislative package that reauthorizes agriculture programs and food aid. Rep. Davis: Farm Bill Programs To Remain Active After Expiration By Mary Cullen • Oct 1, 2018 Seth Perlman / AP Congress was unable to pass a new farm bill before the 2014 version expired at midnight on Sunday. LaHood: Democrats 'Playing Politics' With Kavanaugh Confirmation By Eric Stock • Sep 21, 2018 Eric Stock / WGLT U.S. Rep. Darin LaHood said the sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh should be taken seriously, but he isn’t ready to see them derail the judge’s confirmation. Rep. Davis: Job Training Must Stay In Farm Bill By Eric Stock • Jul 30, 2018 Nati Harnik / AP As Congress gets set to debate a final version of a new farm bill this summer, one of the negotiators wants to ensure job training requirements are included. Amid Fight Over SNAP Benefits, Illinois Lobbyist Sees Upsides Of Farm Bill By Mary Cullen • Jun 28, 2018 Mary Cullen / WGLT The House version of a new farm bill would impose tough new work requirements on recipients of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), formerly known as food stamps. LaHood, Davis Vote Yes As Farm Bill Passes House By AP • Jun 22, 2018 Seth Perlman / AP The Republican-led House has narrowly passed a sweeping farm bill that would toughen work requirements for food stamp recipients.