Transportation Funding

Former Illinois Veterans Affairs director Tammy Duckworth (left) is running against incumbent U.S. Rep. Joe Walsh in the 8th Congressional District in 2012. (Credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images/CBS)

Duckworth Slams Walsh For Voting Against Federal Transportation Bill

Democratic Congressional candidate Tammy Duckworth is hoping federally funded road construction projects — and some suburban mayors who might not support her — can help her score some points against Republican incumbent Joe Walsh in the 8th Congressional District.

CBS Chicago–10/16/2012

Rep. Dan Lipinski

Lipinski Pushes For Six-Year Transportation Funding Bill

Even as Congress prepares to debate and vote on President Barack Obama’s jobs bill, behind the scenes, some lawmakers are talking about multi-year legislation to fund major transportation projects.

WBBM Newsradio–10/11/2011