U.S. Rep. Dan Lipinski
Chicago area political leaders are urging Washington to spend more money to increase train safety, reports WBBM’s Cisco Cotto.
If most of Illinois’ Democratic congressional legislation gets its way, President Barack Obama will not get fast-tracked authority to negotiate an historic trade pact with 11 Pacific Rim nations.
About 30 immigration rights advocates rallied Saturday in front of Congressman Dan Lipinski’s Southwest Side office.
Captain Herbie Johnson spent more than three decades with the Chicago Fire Department. He died last November while fighting a house fire in Englewood.
About 100 Latino immigrants packed a town hall meeting held by Congressman Dan Lipinski in Orland Park today pressing him on the issue of immigration reform, reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.
Congressman Dan Lipinski (D-IL) has written to the Federal Aviation Administration, questioning why Midway International Airport has been placed on a list of 72 airports where air traffic control towers could be closed overnight.
Congressman Dan Lipinski’s name has been mentioned as a possible candidate to be the next U.S. ambassador to the Vatican in Rome, although he said he’s not expecting to be appointed.
Several Chicago aldermen and other local politicians with Polish roots — or Polish American constituents — are pushing a resolution in the City Council to ask the federal government to do away with the visa requirement for Polish citizens.
Relief may be around the bend for thousands of Metra’s Rock Island line commuters accustomed to big delays caused by the railroad traffic bottleneck on Chicago’s South Side.