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06.30.22

Durbin, Duckworth Announce More Than $14 Million For Varity Of Health Care Programs And Initiatives

SPRINGFIELD - U.S. Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin (D-IL) and U.S. Senator Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) today announced $14,446,505 for a variety of health care programs, initiatives, and community projects across the state. "Illinois has a wide-range of initiatives and programs aimed at keeping residents healthy-from efforts to end the HIV epidemic, to preventing strokes and heart disease, to advancing our understanding and treatment of Alzheimer's. This robust federal funding will help these progr… Continue Reading


06.30.22

Durbin, Duckworth Announce More Than $2.4 Million For Education Programs For Illinois Medical Professionals

SPRINGFIELD - U.S. Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin (D-IL) and U.S. Senator Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) today announced $2,438,724 for education programs for Illinois medical professionals. The funding will go toward Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago's Graduate Medical Education Program and Loyola University of Chicago's Nurse Faculty Loan Program. "The medical field is constantly evolving. To keep up with the latest lifesaving treatments and medical advancements, we must invest in continuing edu… Continue Reading


06.30.22

Durbin Statement On Supreme Court Decision Gutting EPA Authority

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin (D-IL), Chair of the Senate Judiciary Committee, today released the following statement regarding the Supreme Court's decision in West Virginia v. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA): "EPA has the critical task of addressing our climate crisis and ensuring that Americans have clean air to breathe. Congress gave that authority to EPA with the Clean Air Act, which the Supreme Court has affirmed again and again. Today's decision by this Sup… Continue Reading