Sens. Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Chuck Grassley (R-IL) introduced legislation Thursday that would reform two visa programs they say have been taken advantage of and harmed the prospects of American workers.
Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL) hosted a gathering of federal officials and former Everest College students in Chicago Friday to advocate for including the students in the Department of Education's student debt relief program.
The Senate voted 93-0 on Thursday to begin debate on the 2016 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs (MilCon/VA) Appropriations bill, written by Sen. Mark Kirk (R-IL), which would raise funding for veterans care to a record high.
Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL) signed a letter to the Social Security Administration (SSA) and Attorney General Loretta Lynch on Tuesday, urging the officials not to penalize same-sex benefits recipients for overpayments the SSA made incorrectly.
The House of Representatives unanimously advanced legislation Oct. 27 co-authored by Sen. Mark Kirk (R-IL) to re-open the federal government's Export-Import Bank, with re-authorization through September 2019.
Sen. Mark Kirk (R-IL) on Tuesday praised the U.S. government's effort to reunite hundreds of North Korean families that were separated during the Korean War, and called on the governments of both the U.S. and North Korea to continue the work.