U.S. Rep. Randy Hultgren (D-Ill.) has cosponsored the Portfolio Lending and Mortgage Access Act. H.R. 1210 offers relief to mortgage lenders such as community banks and credit unions from unnecessary regulations that increase costs and reduce the availability of consumer home mortgages.
State Sen. Dan Kotowski (D-28th) said on Thursday that he greatly appreciates the Senate Appropriations I Committee, on which he serves, advancing S.B. 274, aimed at diverting approximately $280 million in funds typically set aside for special interests to provide child care for working parents.
Sen. Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) has joined forces with Sen. Tammy Baldwin (D-Wisc.) and Reps. Michael C. Burgess, M.D. (R-Texas) and Lois Capps (D-Calif.) in introducing the Improving Access to Maternity Care Act.
The Village Park State of the Village address held last week highlighted the status of road projects and economic development in the community. During the address, Village Manager Rich Keehner discussed upcoming projects.
U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) along with 42 other senators this week forwarded a letter to Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert McDonald, expressing concern with the current implementation of the Veterans Choice Card.