NATIONAL -- A senator from Illinois is urging Washington for a tax hike on tobacco products.
ILLINOIS -- Looks like more jobs are on the way to the state.
NATIONAL -- Senator Dick Durbin (D) is teaming up with the UI's Student Senate to push for new legislation called the Affordable College Textbook act.
WASHINGTON -- While people continue to rebuild in Washington, the other Washington is responding to the damage.
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS -- The UI will get $25-million for soybean research.
SPRINGFIELD -- Republican State Senator Jim Oberweis is positioning himself for a run at the U.S. Senate.
DECATUR -- An Illinois Senator is throwing his support behind action in Syria.
ILLINOIS -- Two democrats are doing what they can to help those receiving food stamps.
URBANA -- Senator Dick Durbin (D) made a stop on UI campus Friday.
CHAMPAIGN -- A new federal transportation bill is expected to help with local jobs and projects.
Monday, U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) introduced legislation to get more federal funds for investigating, apprehending, extraditing and prosecuting fugitives suspected of serious crimes.
FEMA's decision to not help Illinois' tornado ravaged counties isn't only upsetting politicians.
Update: 4:07 pm, Monday, March 12
Governor Pat Quinn issued a statement today, about Illinois' efforts to secure federal assistance for people affected by the devastating tornado which tore through the state on February 29.