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ALTON, Ill. – State Rep. Dan Beiser, D-Alton, is putting Illinois and American made products first by co-sponsoring legislation that would prioritize local purchasing. Both of these bills would ensur...[Read More]
CHICAGO - Following the announcement that House Republicans are prepared to put the requisite number of votes on an historic state-city pension reform deal, Governor Bruce Rauner once again called on th...[Read More]
COLLINSVILLE – The Illinois Department of Transportation announces the following rest area closures. The I-64 Gateway Rest Area, Westbound, will be closed to all visitors and traffic beginning...[Read More]
SPRINGFIELD – Deputy Governor Leslie Munger released the following statement on lawmaker pay, calling on Comptroller Susana Mendoza to ask for an immediate stay of the judge's ruling pending appeal. "Today,...[Read More]
WASHINGTON — Today, combat Veteran and U.S. Senator Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) joined Ranking Member of the Senate Armed Services Committee Jack Reed (D-RI), Ranking Member of the House Committee o...[Read More]
WASHINGTON – During the fourth and final day of the hearing for President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, Judge Neil Gorsuch, U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) questioned expert witnesses and...[Read More]
CHICAGO – The Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES) announced today that the unemployment rate declined 0.3 percentage points to 5.4 percent in February and nonfarm payrolls increased...[Read More]
WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) released the following statement after the Illinois Student Assistance Commission (ISAC) announced it would not charge high collection fees to Federal...[Read More]
House of Representatives will vote TODAY to repeal the Affordable Care Act WASHINGTON—U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) today released a report titled “TrumpCare: Less for More, An Analysis...[Read More]
Baise cites a devastating 35 percent loss of state manufacturing jobs in a span of just 16 years SPRINGFIELD, IL – There’s an urgent need that exists in Springfield to improve Illinois’...[Read More]

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