SPRINGFIELD, IL – On June 28, 2019, the Springfield Police Department was called to a domestic disturbance in the 3500 block of Carnoustie Drive in Springfield. Preliminary reports indicated...[Read More]
SPRINGFIELD – The Fulton County Sheriff’s Office continues to mourn the loss of Deputy Troy P. Chisum, #16. Deputy Troy P. Chisum, 39, of Canton, Illinois, was killed in the line of duty...[Read More]
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Senate unanimously passed the Fairness for Breastfeeding Mothers Act this week, bipartisan legislation introduced by U.S. Senator Steve Daines (R-MT), Tammy Duckworth...[Read More]
AVON - On June 25, 2019, at approximately 1:58 p.m., Illinois State Police (ISP) officers responded to a residence in rural Avon, Illinois (Fulton County) to assist the Fulton County Sheriff’s...[Read More]
WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Chuck Grassley (R-IA), both members of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry, today led a bipartisan group of Senators urgin...[Read More]
WASHINGTON – U.S. Senate Democratic Whip Dick Durbin (D-IL) today testified at a House Judiciary Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial and Administrative Law hearing entitled “Oversight o...[Read More]
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – To help address the teacher shortage currently facing Illinois, state Rep. Katie Stuart, D-Edwardsville, recently passed legislation to increase the minimum salary for teachers...[Read More]
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Legislation introduced by U.S. Senators Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) and Jim Inhofe (R-OK) passed the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee (EPW) unanimously today. The Route...[Read More]
WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) today called on U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Alex Azar to use his authority and full force of his agency to tackle th...[Read More]
WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Senators Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) and Dick Durbin (D-IL) joined Senator Deb Fischer (R-NE) in introducing bipartisan legislation to reform the Environmental Protection Agency’s...[Read More]

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