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Powerful, sobering remarks from Congressman Chris Smith
Congressman Chris Smith , Dean of the New Jersey Congressional Delegation will address the NJ Chamber of Commerce's Annual Walk to Washington Dinner this evening.
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Tue Apr 22, 2014
Students can continue to DREAM in Utah
In 2001, U.S. Sen. Orrin Hatch and U.S. Sen. Richard Durbin introduced the Development, Relief and Education for Alien Minors Act, also known as the DREAM Act.
Contacting Congress Just Got Easier
Electronic Frontier Foundation and more than 100 volunteer developers are working on a tool that pairs public domain data with free software interfaces.
Quinn Announces Bike, Walking Trail Improvements in Cook County
The following information comes from a press release from the Office of Gov. Pat Quinn.
Mon Apr 21, 2014
Brown warns of student load debt
U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown, left, talks to Perrysburg High students about student loan costs on Monday.
Save E-Cigarettes From the Children
I thought of Francine while reading "Gateway to Addiction," a recent report that claims e-cigarette companies "market their products to youth" by offering flavors "that could appeal to children and teens."
Sun Apr 20, 2014
US Sen. Durbin says he's taking Oberweis seriously
U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin says he's taking his opponent in the November election more seriously than any challenger since he first was elected to the Senate nearly two decades ago.
Sat Apr 19, 2014
Drone strike kills several Al-Qaeda terrorists including key members
A U.S. military drone strike overnight killed several Al-Qaeda terrorists, including key members of Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula based in Yemen .
Thu Apr 17, 2014
E-Cigarette Restrictions 'For The Children' Could Be Deadly For Adults
Last year I gave our oldest daughter an electronic cigarette kit for her 20th birthday.
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DOT judge reverses FMCSA's shutdown of DND International
Barely two weeks after the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration shut down Napierville, IL-based DND International , a Dept.
Kirk reverses, will campaign for Oberweis against Durbin
Sen. Mark Kirk said Tuesday he will in fact campaign for Republican Senate candidate Jim Oberweis, despite earlier refusing because of his relationship with incumbent Sen. Dick Durbin .
Wed Apr 16, 2014
Christian Leaders Call For Ending Drug War, Mass Incarceration
As the Easter holiday approaches, several Christian leaders called for the U.S. to end the war on drugs and mass incarceration of offenders.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
KSDK-TV Saint Louis
Scott Air Force Base hosting top-ranking officialScott Air Force Base ...
SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE - Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James, Lieutenant Governor Sheila Simon and U.S. Senators Dick Durbin and Mark Kirk will visit Scott Air Force Base Tuesday.
Durbin thumbs down on tobacco and e-cigs; thumbs up on cannabis
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Mon Apr 14, 2014
Ban on E-Cig Sales, Marketing to Children Pushed by Durbin, Waxman
Senate Majority Whip Richard J. Durbin of Illinois and House Energy and Commerce Chairman Henry A. Waxman of California want the Obama administration to regulate e-cigarette products the same way as traditional tobacco products.
Grayslake Awarded Federal Funds for Pedestrian Access Improvements on Route 83
The following information comes from a Office of the Governor Pat Quinn press release.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
Belleville News Democrat
State announces $4.7 million for bike, pedestrian trails in metro-east
The state plans to invest more than $4.7 million in bike and pedestrian trails in the metro-east as part of a federally-funded program encouraging transportation-related projects, according to the office of Governor Pat Quinn.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
The Ryan Budget Shows What Republicans Want To Do To America
Sometimes a budget is a moral document. Sometimes it's a threat. With the passage of Rep. Paul Ryan's latest austerian budget, the GOP is once again spelling out very clearly what they want to do to America.
AAA: Senate Foreign Relations Committee Adopts Armenian Genocide Resolution
PRESS RELEASE Date: April 10, 2014 ARMENIAN ASSEMBLY OF AMERICA Contact: Taniel Koushakjian Telephone: 393-3434 Email: email@example.com Web: www.aaainc.org SENATE FOREIGN RELATIONS COMMITTEE ADOPTS ARMENIAN GENOCIDE RESOLUTION WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee approved S.Res.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Sen. Durbin Asks DOT's Inspector General to Audit FMCSA Investigative Practices
Sen. Dick Durbin has asked the Transportation Department's Inspector General for an audit of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's investigative practices.