Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL) announced Monday that the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) have awarded $674,39 in grants and vouchers to broaden services and housing for veterans across Illinois.
The Village of Woodbridge Board will hold an inauguration ceremony next month for individuals elected village trustee in the April 7 election, incumbents Mike Martinez, Mary Anne Blair and Gregory Abbott and newly elected member of the board Mike Krucek.
Lombard officials said on Friday that Sam's Club, Hamilton Partners, Oakridge Realty and the village reached a tentative agreement to move forward with the development of a new 135,000-square-foot retail store at 611 E. Butterfield Road. Keith Giagnorio, the village's president, said the agreement is great news for Lombard.
The April edition of Village Almanac reports on Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner's proposal to reduce the local share of the Local Government Distributive Funding (LGDF) by 50 percent in an effort to repair the state budget.
U.S. Rep. Randy Hultgren (R-IL) said the time has come to permanently repeal the estate tax and lift this burden from family-owned farms and businesses.The Death Tax Repeal Act of 2015 (H.R. 1105), passed by the House on Thursday, aims to do just that.
U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL) released a statement on Thursday in response to findings from the 2014 National Youth Tobacco Survey, which showed that for the first time since e-cigarettes entered the market, more U.S. teens are using e-cigarettes than traditional cigarettes.
U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) and all of her colleagues on the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform recently wrote a letter to the Government Accountability Office (GAO) to request a review of the Department of Defense's (DOD) Federal Voting Assistance Program (FVAP).
U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL) and U.S. Rep. David Cicilline (D-RI) want to ensure that child workers are protected from the dangers of exposure to tobacco plants by introducing legislation on Thursday titled the Children Don’t Belong on Tobacco Farms Act.