Illinois Congressional members say they're pleased with some possible changes to mass transit funding included in much-debated Republican-backed House transportation bill.Several Illinois Republican and Democrats had the same issue with the bill that's currently being debated in the House - the chan
Illinois Congressmen from both parties joined with Chicago transit officials Monday to criticize a House transportation funding bill that would cut hundreds of millions of dollars from roadway and mass transit projects in the state.Rep. Bob Dold, R-Ill., and Rep.
U.S. Rep. Dan Lipinski, D-Ill., said he doesn't expect the president's 2013 budget to be voted on by Congress.President Barack Obama presented his budget Monday, proposing to cut the national deficit by $4 trillion over the next decade in part by ending the George W.
Members of Congress are spending their day waiting for President Barack Obama's newly announced jobs bill to reach their desks.The president said he wants lawmakers to pass the bill immediately. But Illinois U.S. Rep.