WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin said Thursday the $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill he helped pass this week will provide much-needed improvements for roads, bridges, airports, and railways across the state and the entire country. “It has been six years or even longer since we have had an infrastructure bill, and never one of this […]
DEKALB – U.S. Illinois 17th District Representative Cheri Bustos announced on Friday that she will not seek a sixth term in Congress. The Democrat has represented her northwestern Illinois district, which includes the Quad Cities area, Peoria and Rockford, since 2013, the first woman to do so. Her current term, her fifth, ends in January of […]
Three Republicans made their cases for why they deserve their party’s nomination for the 17th Congressional District this March.
Decatur Schools, TA Union Fail To Reach Agreement In Latest Talks DECATUR – Negotiators for Decatur Public Schools and the union representing its teaching assistants met with a federal mediator for more than three hours Monday night. It was the first bargaining session between the two sides in nearly a month. A statement released by […]