Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood

The White House (Photo credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

No Deal To Delay Sequestration Cuts, Illinois Could Be Hit Hard

With no deal in sight to avoid $85 billion in automatic federal budget cuts – known as the sequester – airports could see delays, some public services might be disrupted, and many federal workers could be forced to take lower pay, layoffs, or mandatory furloughs.


President Barack Obama talks with Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel in the Oval Office, Nov. 16, 2012. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

Emanuel Meets With Obama, Federal Officials On Transportation, Energy Projects

Mayor Rahm Emanuel visited the White House on Friday, for a chat in the Oval Office with his former boss, President Barack Obama.

CBS 2–11/16/2012

Amtrak Train (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Congressman Wants ‘No Ride’ List For Amtrak Trains

A “no fly” list can bar you from the nation’s airlines. Now, one Capitol Hill politician wants to create a “no ride” list for Amtrak, as well.

CBS Chicago–05/15/2011