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Sen. Durbin to Gov. Rauner: Stop Suspected Terrorists From Buying Guns

U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) sent a letter calling on Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner to take action at the state level to close a dangerous loophole in law that allows

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Lebanon Travel Warning

The Department of State urges U.S. citizens to avoid all travel to Lebanon because of ongoing safety and security concerns. U.S. citizens living and working in Lebanon should understand that they

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Reps. Kelly and Gutiérrez Invite Attorney General Lynch to Chicago as Part of CPD Investigation

U.S. Representative Robin Kelly and Representative Luis V. Gutiérrez sent a letter to Attorney General Loretta Lynch inviting her to visit Chicago as part of the investigation she has launched

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Worldwide Travel Alert

The State Department alerts U.S. citizens to possible risks of travel due to increased terrorist threats. Current information suggests that ISIL (aka Da’esh), al-Qa’ida, Boko Haram, and other terrorist groups continue

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Celebrate Thanksgiving Tradition of Buckling Up, Driving Sober

IDOT, ISP Join Forces to Urge Safe Travel, Drive Down Fatalities CHICAGO – The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) is joining Illinois State Police (ISP) and local law enforcement agencies

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Know Before You Go: Travel Safety Tips for Your Thanksgiving Holiday

The Thanksgiving week ahead is one typically filled with travel, a busy schedule and potentially bad weather. “Don’t let this hectic time of year sidetrack you from safety on the

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Thanksgiving Travel Outlook: Snowstorm to Slow Travel in West; Mild Air to Envelop East

AccuWeather Global Weather Center – November 17, 2015 – AccuWeather reports as millions of people take to the roads and skies during the week of Thanksgiving, a storm will impact

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Announcing the 2015 Cybersecurity Leadership and Innovation Awards for state and local government and healthcare

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Oct. 28, 2015 – The Center for Digital Government announced the winners of its fifth-annual Cybersecurity Leadership and Innovation Awards at the FOCUS 15 Security Conference yesterday

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Rep. Gutiérrez Tells NBC To Dump Trump

“If SNL is allowed to proceed, it would be a huge corporate blunder.” Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Luis V. Gutiérrez (D-IL) wrote to the Presidents of Comcast and NBC

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‘Walking’ on a Washington Street

WASHINGTON, D.C. – As you stroll along, or drive on, the 1200 block of New York Avenue, NW here just a few blocks east of the White House, you cannot

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Rep. Gutiérrez’ New Bill expands Access to Obamacare to Undocumented Immigrants

Washington, DC – On September 30th, Rep. Luis V. Gutiérrez (D-IL) introduced the Exchange Inclusion for a Healthy America Act of 2015 and spoke on the House floor about his

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Foster Introduces Legislation To Combat Drug Abuse

Washington, DC – On October 1st, Representatives Bill Foster (IL-11), Donna Edwards (MD-4), Elizabeth Esty (CT-5), and Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) reintroduced two pieces of legislation to combat heroin abuse,