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WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) today introduced two pieces of legislation to expand and increase access to employment opportunities for at-risk youth. Th...[Read More]
SPRINGFIELD – Governor Bruce Rauner today hosted a Facebook Live to connect with students across Illinois for an interactive, virtual school visit. Students from nearby Riverton also joined the Governo...[Read More]
The legislation, Duckworth’s first proposal in the Senate, passes both the Senate and House in record time – In record time, U.S. Senator Tammy Duckworth’s (D-IL) bipartisan bill to...[Read More]
More than 130 Members of Congress urge Secretary DeVos to reverse her decision to scrap Obama-era student loan servicing reforms Durbin’s Student Loan Borrower Bill of Rights was basis for...[Read More]
ALTON – State Rep. Dan Beiser, D-Alton, recently supported legislation to help families receive the life insurance benefits of a deceased loved one more easily. “When a family member passe...[Read More]
SPRINGFIELD - Secretary of State Jesse White’s legislation that would allow 16- and 17-year-olds to register for the state’s First Person Consent Organ/Tissue Donor Registry when they receive...[Read More]
SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) Division of Fisheries today confirmed that a new state-record hybrid crappie was caught at Kinkaid Lake in Jackson County on March...[Read More]
WASHINGTON — U.S. Senate Democratic Whip Dick Durbin (D-IL) released the following statement on President Trump’s tax ‘proposal’: President Trump should release his own tax return...[Read More]
WASHINGTON – As President Trump signed a new Executive Order to strip America’s National Parks and Monuments, U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) introduced America’s Red Rock Wilderness...[Read More]
SPRINGFIELD – A shift in investment strategy that embraced longer-term investments and higher yields allowed the state to more than double its investment income to $26 million in the first quarter...[Read More]

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