One of the ways the Illinois Beef Association serves its members and the state's cattle industry is by lobbying the Illinois General Assembly and the U.S. Congress on the behalf of cattle producers. IBA supports candidates and causes through its federal PAC, which is administrated by the IBA PAC/Legislative task force. Visit the links below to learn more about the laws of Illinois and the workings of our state government.
Illinois is the fifth most populous state in the country with over 12.7 million residents. Illinois has two U.S. Senators, 19 U.S. Representatives, and 21 electoral votes. The Illinois General Assembly consists of a Senate with 59 members and a House of Representatives with 118 members.