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CHICAGO – Today, Gov. Bruce Rauner announced he has appointed Susan Morrison to the Illinois State Board of Education. Morrison’s experience in education administration will bring an important...[Read More]
SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois State Fair is home to many things, giant statues of Abraham Lincoln, thrilling carnival rides, and blockbuster Grandstand concerts, and this year a competitive eating contes...[Read More]
CHICAGO – Today, Gov. Bruce Rauner announced he has appointed Stuart King to the University of Illinois Board of Trustees. King’s decades-long relationship with the school will be invaluable...[Read More]
WASHINGTON – Combat Veteran and U.S. Senator Tammy Duckworth joined Senate Veterans Affairs Committee Chairman Johnny Isakson (R-GA) and Ranking Member Jon Tester (D-MT) to introduce bipartisan legislatio...[Read More]
WASHINGTON — U.S. Senators Lindsey Graham (R-SC) and Dick Durbin (D-IL) today introduced the Dream Act, which would allow immigrant students who grew up in the United States to earn lawful permanent...[Read More]
CHICAGO – U.S. Senators Tammy Duckworth and Dick Durbin today announced that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security awarded a total of $2,695,377 to communities across Illinois through the Assistance...[Read More]
CHICAGO – Today, Gov. Bruce Rauner again demanded that lawmakers put the children of Illinois first and send him Senate Bill 1, the education funding bill. Public schools in Illinois may not open...[Read More]
SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) has confirmed the first human case of West Nile virus reported in Illinois for 2017. A Will County resident in his 60s became ill at...[Read More]
WASHINGTON – Today, the Senate Appropriations Committee approved its $38.4 billion energy and water spending package, including a provision offered by U.S. Senators Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Tammy Baldwi...[Read More]
CHICAGO – The Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES) announced today that the unemployment rate increased +0.1 percentage points to 4.7 percent in June and nonfarm payrolls increased b...[Read More]

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