Legislation & Regulation

ILLINOIS CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION RECEIVES COMMITTEE APPOINTMENTS, LEADERSHIP POSITIONS

December 22nd, 2010  |  Today's News |  Legislation & Regulation

November 2left Illinois with a major shift in representation and five new US Congressmen with which to get acquainted.  As we prepare to welcome Congressman Dold, Congressman Hultgren,...

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CONGRESS IS A CHANGIN, WHAT’S AN ELITE ENVIRONMENTALIST TO DO?

December 21st, 2010  |  Today's News |  Legislation & Regulation

Well, they played a good game. But with the Congressional turnover that’s taking place in Washington over the next few weeks, there’s little hope that the most elitist leaning environmentalist...

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OBAMA SIGNS TAX PACKAGE INTO LAW!

December 17th, 2010  |  Today's News |  Ethanol |  Legislation & Regulation

Legislation that will extend the Volumetric Ethanol Excise Tax Credit at 45 cents through 2011 and re-instate estate taxes for two years by imposing a 35 percent rate on estates worth more than $5...

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EPA REVERSES ITS DECISION ON ANOTHER PRODUCT

December 16th, 2010  |  Today's News |  Ethanol |  Legislation & Regulation

You probably haven’t heard the news, but the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency just reversed one of its decisions made about 25 years ago. In this case, saccharin, the low-calorie sweetener...

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TAX PACKAGE LIKELY TO MOVE TO HOUSE TOMORROW

December 14th, 2010  |  Today's News |  Ethanol |  Legislation & Regulation

Although there is currently no Senate vote on Obama’s tax package scheduled, experts predict that the measure will be taken up tomorrow morning, paving the way for a debate in the House to begin...

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THE ANSWER IS “YES”

December 6th, 2010  |  Today's News |  Ethanol |  Legislation & Regulation

A couple of days ago we posed a question – “Is VEETC a ‘go’ in the lame duck session of Congress?”  It appears that we are even closer than we were a couple of days ago.   Politico reported on...

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