Rural development

Can lead to long term savings.
2:36 pm
Wed February 6, 2013

IL Offers Rebates to Towns for Energy Efficient Uprgrades


Rural communities across Illinois are eligible for thousands of dollars in state money to upgrade municipal facilities with energy efficient equipment.

Energy efficient light bulbs and boilers cost more, so cash strapped communities are less likely to pay that extra money.

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Local Effects of the Fiscal Cliff
3:22 pm
Thu November 15, 2012

Rural Development at Risk Due to Fiscal Cliff

Tim Collins with the Illinois Institute for Rural Affairs.
Credit SSS

Rural communities face possible cuts to the assistance they receive from the federal government. The House version of the currently-stalled Farm Bill makes deep cuts to some rural development programs.

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