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Issues» October 2018

Farm Bureau Actively Engaging in Conversations Regarding the Cook County Wheel Tax

10/10/2018 @ 8:50 am | By Bona Heinsohn, CAE

In September, Cook County Farm Bureau® sent the following letter to the Department of Revenue and Cook County Commissioners regarding the Wheel Tax:

Numerous Cook County Farm Bureau® members have voiced concerns regarding the Cook County Wheel Tax.

Farm Bureau Supports the Chicago Horse Carriage Industry

10/04/2018 @ 8:55 am | By Bona Heinsohn, CAE

Cook County Farm Bureau® sent the following letter to the Chicago Committee on Licenses and Consumer Protection in support of the Chicago horse carriage industry:

Carriage horses are an iconic part of Chicago.

Slow Moving Vehicle Emblem is not a Driveway Marker

10/04/2018 @ 8:45 am

Farming is a job for all seasons. Farmers travel with their equipment on local highways and roads year-round, and especially as during planting and harvesting time.

As we enter the Fall harvest season, Cook County Farm Bureau wants to make sure that everyone is aware of farm equipment traveling on local highways and roads.