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Posted byon January 25, 2012 at 7:37 PM EDT
State and local officials from Attorneys General to city council members share their reactions to the State of the Union Address on Twitter.
Posted byon January 25, 2012 at 6:07 PM EDT
Governors share their thoughts on the President's State of the Union address.
Posted byon January 19, 2012 at 2:30 PM EDT
As an American Red Cross Outreach Coordinator, Martin Makowski ensures a constant presence of educational programming in Illinois and Indiana--especially for youth and families.
Posted byon January 19, 2012 at 2:00 PM EDT
Earthquakes and seimisic activity isn't restricted to California. As the Earthquake Program Coordinator with the Central U.S. Earthquake Consortium (CUSEC) in Memphis, TN, Brian Blake promotes awareness and preparedness in unexpected parts of the country-- overseeing the Central U.S. ShakeOut.
Posted byon January 12, 2012 at 2:00 PM EDT
A former Marine in World War II, Edwin Fizer joined the Chicago Police Department where he was assigned to a detail that protected Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Posted byon December 27, 2011 at 12:15 PM EDT
At a recent meeting with the Environmental Law & Policy Center, Chair Sutley discussed the importance of EPA's Mercury and Air Toxics Standards, issued last week.
2011 Connecting Communities for the Common Good Tour Concludes in Chicago with 700 Faith and Community LeadersPosted byon December 20, 2011 at 6:47 PM EDT
Faith and community leaders from Chicago and across the region participate in the final 2011 stop on the White House Connecting Communities for the Common Good regional tour.
Posted byon December 20, 2011 at 2:16 PM EDT
People from all over the country explain how they will be affected by losing $40 each paycheck if Congress fails to extend the payroll tax cut.
Posted byon December 14, 2011 at 4:30 PM EDT
Karen A. Thole, Professor of Mechanical Engineering and head of the Department of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering at the Pennsylvania State University, discusses the importance of encouraging engineering as a program of study to all high school students so that we can attract a more diverse group to consider the profession.
Posted byon December 5, 2011 at 3:17 PM EDT
The Environmental Protection Agency announces the 2011 Smart Growth Achievement Award winners.