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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.
Posted byon November 18, 2011 at 10:29 AM EDT
The owner of Tennant Truck Lines, Inc.says the President's plan will enable him to invest in his business, which means buying additional trucks and hiring drivers and support staff to operate them
Posted byon November 10, 2011 at 6:31 PM EDT
In honor of Domestic Violence Awareness month this past October, the Department of Education, the Department of Health and Human Services, and the Department of Housing and Urban Development collaborated to hold ten town hall events throughout the country on the topic of Engaging Men and Boys in Ending Violence Against Women.
Posted byon October 25, 2011 at 7:25 PM EDT
She challenged attendees at the Mayor’s Summit on Food Deserts to look for ways to attract grocery stores and other businesses selling fresh produce to their communities
Posted byon October 18, 2011 at 10:08 AM EDT
A prize launched in July 2010 inspired a competition among entrepreneurs, engineers, and scientists to develop innovative, rapidly deployable, and highly efficient methods of cleaning up oil spills from the ocean surface.