After Weeks of Heavy Rain, Durbin, Kirk Lead Illinois Delegation Call for Federal Relief for Illinois Farmers

WASHINGTON, D.C. –(ENEWSPF)—July 24, 2015. U.S. Senators Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Mark Kirk (R-IL) were joined by the entire Illinois Congressional Delegation today sending a letter to President Obama asking him to issue a Secretarial Disaster Declaration from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) for Illinois counties impacted by heavy rainfall, which will allow farmers in the region severely impacted by flooding to receive low interest emergency USDA loans.   

Today’s delegation letter comes in support of Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner’s request letter to Secretary Vilsack – sent on . . .

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