(The Center Square) – Now that a modified federal relief bill has passed the U.S. Senate and is headed back to the House, Illinois Sen. Dick Durbin says the package will be a big boon for his home state.
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(The Center Square) – Illinois' two U.S. senators, Majority Whip Dick Durbin and Tammy Duckworth, praised Saturday's passage of President Joe Biden’s $1.9 trillion relief plan after their Saturday votes.
(The Center Square) – After a marathon session that lasted through the night, The U.S. Senate on Saturday narrowly passed a massive $1.9 trillion relief package that critics say contains hundreds of billions of dollars of wasteful spending unrelated to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Rioters did violence to a hallowed institution on Jan. 6 when they illegally entered the U.S. Senate chambers.
In his inaugural address, President Joe Biden extended an olive branch to supporters of former president Donald Trump: “Let’s start afresh, al…