July 25, 2018

Beyond Pesticides, Staff, July 25, 2018- The Village of Franklin Park has become the third and latest community in the state of Illinois to pass a resolution urging the state legislature to repeal its preemption statute, which prevents localities from passing laws that are stricter than the state’s pesticide law. The victory in …

April 25, 2018

Beyond Pesticides, Staff, April 20, 2018- There is an extraordinary attack on local community rights to protect people and the environment from pesticides in the Republican Farm Bill, passed by the Agriculture Committee in the U.S. House of Representatives on April 18 on a straight party line vote. The language …

April 23, 2018

Salon, Amanda Marcotte, April 20, 2018- The words “farm bill” are un-sexy on the best of days. That’s especially true in an era when every time you turn on the news there’s another political scandal involving Russians, sex workers or both. But the farm bill that Republicans passed out of …