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After weeks of uncertainty, administrators, pilots and businesses connected with Waukegan Regional Airport can exhale, for now.
U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood announced Friday the Federal Aviation Administration will continue funding to keep the contract control towers open at Waukegan and 148 other small airports.
Since taking office in January, Rep. Brad Schneider (D-Deerfield) has visited six schools in the 10th Congressional District and met with students in other places including his offices in Washington and Lincolnshire.
Democrat Brad Schneider and Tea Party star Michele Bachmann are light years apart politically but the two found common ground on the issue of funding for air traffic control towers.
Senator Mark Kirk struggled physically during his first venture out in public Friday visiting a charter school in North Chicago and he doesn’t speak as clearly as before, but he declared he has made progress thanks to rehabilitation.
Sen. Mark Kirk (R-Highland Park) and Sen. Richard Durbin (D-Springfield) made their first joint public appearance in Illinois since Kirk returned full time duty in the Senate in January at a Great Lakes charter school they helped create which is now being hurt by the Sequester.
When Rep. Brad Schneider (D-Deerfield) led a mission of 25 people to Israel last week for the Jewish United Fund of Metropolitan Chicago (JUF), the group expected to get a special look at the country others do not often see.
U.S. Rep. Brad Schneider led a group of 18 members of the Chicago Jewish community, including several JUF Board members, on a JUF mission to Israel this week. The 10th District congressman said Tuesday that the group arrived at a time when there is “concern about what is going on in the neighborhood”—Syria, Egypt, Iran—as well as a strong belief in the future.
Freshman U.S. Rep. Brad Schneider (D-10th) recently spoke with the Journal & Topics Newspapers on his first 100 days in office.
The newly drawn 10th District includes parts of Arlington Hts., Buffalo Grove, Glenview, Des Plaines, Prospect Hts., Wheeling, Morton Grove and a small sliver of Niles.
Acts of Congress are passed for a variety of reasons and for three award winning North Shore high school artists it means exposure for their creativity.
Nicole Otake of Glenbrook North High School, Cullen Casey from Lake Forest High School and Vernon Hills High School’s Kayla Guo were this year’s Congressional Art Competition winners from the 10th District.
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