Dick Durbin http://tristatesradio.com en Durbin and Oberweis Divided on Issues http://tristatesradio.com/post/durbin-and-oberweis-divided-issues <p>Republican U.S. Senate Candidate Jim Oberweis of Illinois has announced his support for raising the minimum wage, but only for those over the age of 26. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 16:31:01 +0000 Emily Boyer 51574 at http://tristatesradio.com Durbin and Oberweis Divided on Issues Labor Agreements for FutureGen http://tristatesradio.com/post/labor-agreements-futuregen <p>Backers of the proposed FutureGen power plant have reached an agreement with the leaders of 17 labor unions. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:44:04 +0000 Brian Mackey 51542 at http://tristatesradio.com Labor Agreements for FutureGen Durbin Pushing for Unemployment Assistance http://tristatesradio.com/post/durbin-pushing-unemployment-assistance <p>U-S Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) said one of his first priorities when the Senate reconvenes will be to call for an extension of unemployment benefits. Mon, 20 Jan 2014 22:20:47 +0000 Brian Mackey 47056 at http://tristatesradio.com Durbin Pushing for Unemployment Assistance New Philadelphia Bill Passes House Committee http://tristatesradio.com/post/new-philadelphia-bill-passes-house-committee <p>A bill that would bring a historic site in Western Illinois &nbsp;one step closer to being preserved by the National Park Service has passed a U.S. House committee.<br> Tue, 06 Aug 2013 02:39:09 +0000 Scott Stuntz 38331 at http://tristatesradio.com New Philadelphia Bill Passes House Committee Bill to Help Mississippi River Adapt to Drought http://tristatesradio.com/post/bill-help-mississippi-river-adapt-drought <p>US Senator Dick Durbin of&nbsp; Illinois recently introduced a bill to help the nation prepare to deal with the effects of future droughts on the Mississippi river. Wed, 20 Mar 2013 19:48:03 +0000 Scott Stuntz 30741 at http://tristatesradio.com Bill to Help Mississippi River Adapt to Drought