Saturday Dec 7
Lawmaker seeks to reduce plane noise by airports
U.S. Rep. Mike Quigley says the Silent Skies Act would require aviation companies to phase in quieter planes faster than they're doing.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Durbin, Emanuel, Rush react to Mandela death
Gov. Pat Quinn few figures of the 20th century changed the world as much as Mandela.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Making Businesses Pay for Cash Not in Hand Draws Protest: Taxes
A bipartisan group of lawmakers has coalesced on one aspect of a proposed U.S. tax-code revision: They oppose changes in the way some businesses do their accounting.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Congress Members Urge President To Issue Strong Protections To...
On the heels of a damning study finding that sexual assault incidents against immigrant detainees are under-reported in federal detention centers, a dozen bipartisan Congressional members urged the President to enforce strong measures to prevent immigrants placed in detention centers from sexual abuse and assault.
Illinois congressional members join call for Medicare payment reform
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Mon Nov 25, 2013
Congressmen Urge Accounting Flexibility in Small Business Tax Reform
A bipartisan group of lawmakers is asking the tax-writing House Ways and Means Committee to avoid enacting any proposed tax reforms that would limit accounting flexibility for small businesses.
Will Lincoln Park And Oak Brook Stand Against NSA Spying In 2014?
It is a time of fear in the face of freedom, a time of an emptying country and swelling cities, a time for the widening of previous roads and the opening of new paths, yet a time when these paths are mined by knowing algorithms of the all-seeing eye.
Fri Nov 15, 2013
Rep. Quigley chides Jon Stewart on pizza joke
Rep. Mike Quigley entered the pizza fray Friday, joking that he knows where Jon Stewart can "shove your awful eats."
Thu Nov 14, 2013
JOLT Act Passes 100 Co-sponsors - 51 Democrats, 52 Republicans
The U.S. Travel Association announced Wednesday that the Jobs Originated through Launching Travel Act, H.R. 1354, has surpassed 100 co-sponsors in the U.S. House of Representatives, split almost exactly between the two major political parties.