WASHINGTON – Amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, U.S. Senate Democratic Whip Dick Durbin (D-IL), Chair of the Senate Judiciary Committee, and U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley (R-IA), Ranking Member...[Read More]
WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Senator Tammy Duckworth (D-IL), Chair of the U.S. Senate Armed Services Subcommittee on Airland and a member of the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science & Transportation...[Read More]
WASHINGTON – In a speech on the Senate floor, U.S. Senate Democratic Whip Dick Durbin (D-IL) today called on his Senate colleagues to support President Joe Biden’s American Rescue Plan, whic...[Read More]
PULASKI COUNTY - A 76-year-old man - Lanny Stocke - died in a single-vehicle vs. cargo train crash at U.S. 51 at McIntosh Lane, approximately 1-mile south of Ullin in Pulaski County at 11:29 a.m. Feb....[Read More]
WASHINGTON — During the U.S. Senate Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee’s first hearing on developing an infrastructure bill, U.S. Senator Tammy Duckworth (D-IL), the senior-most...[Read More]
PEORIA —Governor JB Pritzker today announced new investments to the Youth Career Pathways program that will expand training for Illinois youth who face barriers to education, training, and employment....[Read More]
WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Mike Bost (IL-12), the lead Republican on the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee, today introduced the Department of Veterans Affairs Veterans’ and Caregivers’...[Read More]
WASHINGTON— U.S. Senator Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) today held a virtual call with members of the Illinois Soybean Association Board to discuss her Illinois and legislative priorities for the upcoming...[Read More]
SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Labor (IDOL) will be moving its Springfield office to the Lincoln Tower Plaza office building at 524 S. Second Street. The department’s offices will...[Read More]
SPRINGFIELD – Building on efforts by the administration to respond to recent extreme weather conditions across Illinois, Governor Pritzker called on the Illinois Finance Authority (IFA) to develop...[Read More]
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