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Central Illinois Congressman Darin LaHood says a 20-percent cut to the U.S. Department of Agriculture budget runs too deep. And one of the casualties in President Trump’s budget plan is the Peoria ag lab. LaHood says a joint effort is already underway in Illinois to keep the facility open.



And LaHood says the Peoria ag lab is more than just a central Illinois issue.

 


LaHood says Illinois’ entire congressional delegation has signed a letter sent to the President pushing to keep the lab open. 

 
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