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This week, I voted yes on The Home Heating Emergency Assistance Through Transportation (HHEATT) Act of 2014. Propane and heating oil shortages have plagued several areas of the country, notably in the state of Illinois, and the existing delivery infrastructure hasn’t been able to keep up with demand increases resulting from below-average temperatures.
Congresswoman Tammy Duckworth delivered remarks on the floor of the House of Representatives in favor of extending unemployment insurance for more than 2 million Americans, 200,000 of them Veterans. The text of and video of her speech are below.
Congressman Dan Kildee (MI-05) and Congresswoman Tammy Duckworth (IL-08) today led the House Democratic Caucus in writing a letter to Speaker of the House John Boehner (OH-08) urging for an up-or-down vote to extend unemployment insurance.
Washington, D.C. – Yesterday, Congresswoman Tammy Duckworth voted for H.R. 3370, the Homeowner Flood Insurance Accountability Act, which passed the House of Representatives.
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The Olympic games are picking back up again. The Sochi Paralympics Games kick off on March 7. Congresswoman Tammy Duckworth is leading the U.S. delegation.
CHICAGO (CBS) – Congresswoman Tammy Duckworth will be heading to Russia next week, along with Americans who are competing in the Paralympic Games in Sochi.
Veterans and their families have a new place to go in Chicago to get help.
The “Road Home Program” opened Friday at Rush University Medical Center.
Fortunately, if you like your U.S. congressional representative, you can keep her.
Gov. Pat Quinn, U.S. Rep.