Durbin Questions Trump Administration's Commitment To CPD ReformsU.S. Sen. Dick Durbin said he’s not sure if President-elect Donald Trump will help provide needed funding for any of the changes needed at the Chicago Police Department.
Durbin Warns Against Confirmation Hearings Before FBI Vets NomineesSenate confirmation hearings have been scheduled this week for some of the nominees for President-elect Donald Trump’s cabinet, but Illinois’ senior senator was warning Republicans to slow down.
Feds Ending CPD Probe; City May Sign ‘Agreement In Principle’Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s administration is bracing for the Justice Department to release – before President Barack Obama leaves office Jan. 20 — findings from its probe of the Chicago Police Department triggered by the police shooting of Laquan McDonald.
Despite Frigid Temps, Dozens March For 'Unity In The Community'U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin said they were marching for members of minority communities and members of the working poor who are demanding higher wages.
Durbin: Time For GOP To Show Its Cards On ObamacareWith Republicans about to control the White House and both chambers of commerce, U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin said it will be interesting to see what Republicans will do if they follow through with promises to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.
Former ITT Students Stage Debt Strike, Refuse To Repay LoansThe striking students want their debt forgiven, which is allowed under the law, but they also must give up any college credits they earned.
Chicago To Receive $2.3M To Help With Police Overtime CostsU.S. Sen. Dick Durbin announced Thursday the city is among the latest recipients of funding from the Department of Justice's Bureau of Justice Assistance.
Potential Dem Candidates For Governor: Sen. Dick Durbin, Chicago Treasurer Kurt SummersWho will take on Republican incumbent Bruce Rauner in 2018? CBS 2 Political Reporter Derrick Blakley reports from Democrat Day at the Illinois State Fair.
Democrats Already Eyeing Potential Candidates For Governor In 2018While the focus at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia is on nominating Hillary Clinton as the party’s nominee for president, various Illinois elected officials were dancing around the question of who ought to run for governor in two years.
Durbin Says Congress Must Not Wait To Approve Zika FundingU.S. Sen. Dick Durbin met with doctors in Chicago on Tuesday to discuss the Zika virus, and to urge Congress to approve funding to fight the disease.
TSA Boss In Chicago To Meet With Local Leaders About Airport DelaysThe head of the Transportation Security Administration will face some tough questions Friday from Mayor Rahm Emanuel, U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin, members of Congress, and others, as the agency seeks to reduce excruciatingly long wait times at airport security checkpoints.
TSA Sending Extra Officers To O'Hare To Help With Security LinesFaced with excruciatingly long lines at security checkpoints, the TSA has dispatched 58 new security officers and four bomb-sniffing canine teams to O'Hare International Airport, according to U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin.

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