Sen. Durbin: $1.2T Infrastructure Bill Will Have ‘Profound Impact’

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 […]

IL Congress Members Join Effort To Overturn Presidential Results

UPDATED Dec. 11, 6:14 p.m. WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court has rejected a lawsuit backed by President Donald Trump to overturn Joe Biden’s election victory, ending a desperate attempt to get legal issues rejected by state and federal judges before the nation’s highest court. Trump had called the lawsuit filed by Texas against Georgia, Michigan, […]

Ray LaHood Confirms Endorsement Of Biden

PEORIA – Former Peoria Republican congressman Ray LaHood confirmed Monday he is endorsing Democratic nominee Joe Biden in November’s presidential election. LaHood served as U.S. secretary of transportation during President Barack Obama’s first term and worked closely with then-Vice President Biden. “We became friends,” LaHood said Monday. “I admire his leadership. I admire his years […]

News Around Illinois – July 22, 2020

Police: 15 People Were Injured In A Shooting Outside A South Side Funeral Fifteen people were injured, one person was being questioned and multiple suspects were being sought after gunfire erupted outside a funeral home on Chicago’s South Side where at least one squad car was present, police said. First Deputy Superintendent Eric Carter said […]

News Around Illinois – December 23, 2019

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Rantoul To Vote Monday Night On Sports Complex RANTOUL – The Rantoul Village Board is holding a special meeting Monday night, where they’ll vote on an agreement to acquire land for a 65-acre outdoor sports complex. The resolution calls for the village to lease the site south of the Rantoul Walmart for the first six […]