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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]
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Following the release of the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office’s analysis of Senate Republicans’ plan to repeal the Affordable Care Act without replacing it,...[Read More]
ROUND LAKE – Gov. Bruce Rauner today toured flood damage and met with school administrators at W.J. Murphy Elementary School in Round Lake.Earlier this week, Gov. Rauner directed the Illinois Emergency...[Read More]
WASHINGTON – Ahead of the fifth anniversary of Oswaldo Payá’s death, U.S. Senators Dick Durbin (D-IL), Bill Nelson (D-FL), Marco Rubio (R-FL), Bob Menendez (D-NJ), Ted Cruz (R-TX), an...[Read More]
CHICAGO – Today, Gov. Bruce Rauner again called on lawmakers to send him Senate Bill 1, the school funding reform bill. If the bill is not sent to Gov. Rauner’s desk soon, public schools throughout...[Read More]
WASHINGTON, DC — After Senate Majority Leader McConnell admitted that Senate Republicans’ 3rd attempt to force millions of working Americans to pay more for less care failed and announced tha...[Read More]
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — It took two years on a supercomputer to simulate 1.2 microseconds in the life of the HIV capsid, a protein cage that shuttles the HIV virus to the nucleus of a human cell. The 64-million-ato...[Read More]
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