Sen. Dick Durbin

Railroad Crossing

Illinois Moves Ahead With High-Speed Rail Plans

Illinois came a step closer to high-speed rail on Tuesday, with a project that is bringing 6,000 new jobs.

CBS Chicago–03/22/2011

The Braidwood nuclear power plant (CBS)

After Japan Disaster, Senators Focus On Illinois Nuke Plant Safety

In the wake of the nuclear troubles in Japan, Illinois’ two U.S. senators said the key is to focus on common sense safety for nuclear facilities in the state.

CBS Chicago–03/15/2011