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New Hunting and Wildlife Area Aquired by the Winnebago Conservation Board

In 2014, the Willard and Dorothy Dearing Trust opened up an opportunity to expand the current 32 wetland and wildlife areas in Winnebago County. The area had been enrolled in the USDA’s Wetland Reserve Program by the Dearing family. The program paid the owners to remove cropping rights and restore nesting cover and wetland plant life […]

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Administration Takes Steps to Implement Key Medication-assisted Treatment Provision in Grassley-Led Opioid Treatment Bill

Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley released the following statement regarding the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) announcement that it will begin implementing a key provision in the landmark law addressing the nation’s opioid epidemic. The Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act, which Grassley led to committee and Senate approval, includes provisions to expand […]