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The economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic is creating talk of tax relief from the halls of Congress to county treasurer’s offices.
WASHINGTON — House Democrats slammed federal health officials Wednesday, calling a report on the racial breakdown of cases and deaths from the coronavir
Congresswomen Karen Bass of California and Robin Kelly of Illinois say the Centers for Disease Control “should have been ashamed” to release the 2.5-page report on coronavirus victim demographics without any new data.
U.S. Reps. Bobby Rush (D-1st) and Robin Kelly (D-2nd) touted federal money for state and local resources in the House-passed HEROES Act while Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) called on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) to begin negotiations for another round of federal support.
CHICAGO (WLS) -- U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin will tour a COVID-19 testing site at UI Health's Mile Square Health Center-South Shore Friday morning.
The facility at 7037 S. Stony Island Ave. allows testing by appointment.
U.S. Rep. Bobby Rush, D-Ill., and U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly, D-Ill., will also join Durbin Friday.
Democrats in the US House of Representatives have demanded answers from Google on reported cuts to its diversity and inclusion programs — particularly for staff working in AI.
Hundreds of U.S. citizens in Illinois who file taxes with a spouse who lacks a Social Security number are seeking to join a class action lawsuit against the Trump administration for being excluded from receiving stimulus checks under the CARES Act.
The COVID-19 pandemic has hit African American and Hispanic and Latino communities especially hard in terms of infection and death.