Senator Duckworth Says Peoria USDA Lab Part Of National Security 

(Peoria, IL)  —  Illinois’ junior Senator says Peoria’s USDA laboratory is a vital piece of national security, and cannot be closed. Senator Tammy Duckworth is the latest to try and save the agriculture lab in Peoria from President Trump’s budget cuts. Duckworth yesterday told a crowd in Peoria that protecting the lab is a “issue of national security importance.”