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  • Lipinski Hits Trump on Immigration, Praises Him on Trade

    Seating capacity in the Holiday Inn meeting room at 65th and Cicero was 68, but it was large enough to hold an elephant. The elephant in the room last Saturday was President Trump–and perhaps not surprisingly, the first question at the town hall meeting hosted by U.S. Rep. Dan Lipinski (D-3rd) was about the nation's commander-in-chief.

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  • Congress, Pentagon Step Toward Allowing Far More Shoppers on Base

    Defense Department officials have told Congress they conditionally support opening on-base shopping to disabled veterans, Purple Heart recipients and caregivers of severely injured veterans – changes to current law that would add at least a few hundred thousand weekly shoppers to commissaries and exchanges nationwide.

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  • State Gets $132 million Federal Grant to Reduce South Side Railroad Delays

    The project will take two years to finish, according to IDOT. When complete, it will cut 18,500 annual passenger hours of delay, according to CREATE, a public-private effort to increase the efficiency of the passenger and freight rail infrastructure in the nation's busiest railroad hub.

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