Stories tagged: "farmers"


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Factory Farm Bill Had Lost Support

GOP leader forced to pull bill back to committee at the last minute

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Speedy Deal for Big Farms Criticized

Senate GOP pauses bill as concerns mount about impact, loss of control

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Bill Would Ease Factory Farm Oversight

Breaking: Already getting public hearing Thursday morning

This barn in Manitowoc County sits empty after hosting four generations of a family that milked 72 cows twice a day. (Photo by Pat Kreitlow)
GOP Fast Track for ‘Rural’ Tax Break Bills

Farmers would only get one-fourth of a proposed benefit

An empty feedlot at a farm in Manitowoc County where dairy cattle were sold off due to poor market conditions. (Photo by Pat Kreitlow)
For Farmers in Crisis, GOP Proposes Tax Breaks

Credit for the self-employed may benefit many others

An empty feedlot at a farm in Manitowoc County where dairy cattle were sold off due to poor market conditions. (Photo by Pat Kreitlow)
Vos Adds Tax Break Proposals to Rural Special Session Package

Evers' bills get support in first committee hearings

Gov. Tony Evers during the State of the State speech, Jan. 22, 2020. (Photo © Andy Manis)
Special Session for Rural Issues Is Back On

Evers’ call to help farmers is silently answered by GOP leaders