U.S. Rep. Peter Roskam (R-IL) and colleagues Chris Smith (R-NJ), Nita Lowey (D-NJ), Eliot Engel (D-NY), Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL), Kay Granger (R-TX), Steve Israel (D-NY) and Ted Deutch (D-FL) launched the Bipartisan Taskforce for Combating Anti-Semitism on Tuesday in the U.S. House.
DuPage County will soon receive $2.7 million Hazard Mitigation Grant from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to fund the acquisition and demolition of 13 flood-prone residential properties.
A bill sponsored by state Sen. Dan Kotowski (D-Dist. 28), which aims to ensure residents have a First Amendment right to express their views and opinions in public, unanimously passed the Senate Judiciary Committee and has advanced to the Senate floor for a vote.
Reps. Dan Lipinski (D-IL) and Mike Quigley (D-IL) have introduced the Reassuring Adequate Investment in Lifesaving Systems (RAILS) Act to reauthorize the Rail Safety Technology Grant program and improve the safety of the nation’s railroads.
U.S. Sens. Dick Durbin (D-IL), Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) and Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) sent a letter on Tuesday to the Food and Drug Administration, asking that it conduct an extensive investigation into all OxyELITE Pro Super Thermogenic products on the market and, if necessary, ensure they are removed from the market.
The Hinsdale Police Department said on Monday that Sgt. Thomas Yehl graduated from Northwestern University's School of Police Staff and Command. Yehl successfully completed the 10-week staff and command program, which began on Oct. 6, 2014, and ended on Feb. 13, 2015, in DeKalb.