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Kelly, Durbin introduce legislation targeting unemployment in areas with high poverty rates

Stavros Agorakis, Reporter

April 19, 2017

Filed under City, Latest Stories

U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly (D-Ill.) and U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) will introduce two pieces of legislation to Congress next week that detail a plan to increase employment opportunities for at-risk Illinois youth, according to...

Illinois senators secure federal funding for sexual assault prevention

Nora Shelly, City Editor

February 13, 2017

Filed under City

U.S. Sen. Tammy Duckworth (D-Ill.) and Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) announced Thursday that over $1 million dollars in federal funding has been allocated to the Illinois Department of Public Health to support sexual assault prevention...