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New tax legislation expected


Tax legislation, and perhaps significant legislation, is expected to be introduced in 2021 as the Biden administration starts to implement its priorities.

Farm driving permit passes legislature


The House passed Senate File 231, which will allow young people with a school driving permit at age 14-1/2 to also drive a passenger vehicle for farmwork.

Farm Bureau opposes bill removing property rights


House File 460, which re­­moves property rights of landowners by granting easements to electric utilities for vegetation management,

Bill for farm driver permits progresses


The Iowa Senate last week passed Senate File 231, which would allow Iowans with a school driving permit at 14 ½ years of age

Iowa Farm Bureau to focus on property taxes in 2021


Protecting property taxpayers, funding conservation and creating a state ethanol standard are key Farm Bureau priorities in 2021 Iowa legislative session.

Farm youth driving permit makes progress in session


In the second week of the 2021 Iowa Legislature session, lawmakers in both the House and Senate made progress on Farm Bureau-backed measures

A turnaround on regulations


Biden administration likely to push for a reversal on Trump actions on climate and regulations.

Always supporting agriculture


Duvall: Farm Bureau will stand for farmers’ interests as the Biden administration takes office.

SBA Has Issued Rules for First Draw, Second Draw, and Increased PPP Loans


On Monday, December 21, 2020, Congress passed the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 (CAA) ?, which contains a $900 billion COVID-19 relief package that, among many other initiatives, reauthorizes and modifies the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP).

Previewing Iowa Farm Bureau's 2021 legislative priorities and Economic Summit Webinar Series | The Spokesman Speaks Podcast, Episode 64


This episode features a preview of Iowa Farm Bureau’s 2021 state legislative priorities (with State Policy Advisor Matt Steinfeldt) and a preview of Iowa Farm Bureau’s upcoming Economic Summit Webinar Series (with Senior Economist Dr. Sam Funk).