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This week, Congresswoman Tammy Duckworth (IL-08) and Congressman Duncan Hunter (R-CA) led a bipartisan letter to the Subcommittee on Defense of the House Committee on Appropriations requesting inclusion of $30 million for peer-reviewed orthopaedic research in the FY 2016 Defense Appropriations legislation. Twenty-nine members of Congress signed onto to Duckworth and Hunter’s letter.
Schaumburg, IL -- Today, Congresswoman Tammy Duckworth (IL-08) announced that the National Endowment of the Arts (NEA) has awarded a $10,000 grant to the Elgin Symphony Orchestra Association in Elgin, Illinois. This grant will support an artist residency by cellist Lynn Harrell.
In recent years, our community, as well as cities and towns across the nation, have lost too many innocent lives due to senseless gun violence.
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A free naloxone clinic to help prevent opiate overdoses is opening Thursday near the border of Lake and Cook counties.
President Barack Obama today signed legislation cowritten by U.S. Rep.
Federal legislation intended to help prevent suicide by military veterans has reached President Barack Obama’s desk for final review.
U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth's office will host an information session Thursday night about the 34th annual Congressional Art Competition.
President Obama will deliver his annual State of the Union address tomorrow and as always, there are some special guests in the audience who typically deliver on some specific message of the presid