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Pro-life Republicans and Democrats alike have voiced condemnation for the findings of a recent report showing that federal subsidies are funding abortion coverage in the Affordable Care Act.
Reps. Randy Hultgren (R-Ill.) and Dan Lipinski (D-Ill.) have introduced legislation to reform the Federal Aviation Administration's hiring process for air traffic controllers.
Letting people make calls while fling will cause dangerous fights according to a letter signed by 77 Members of Congress and sent to the heads of the Departments of Transportation, Homeland Security, Justice and the FCC. In-flight conversations will cause arguments and even physical altercations that will present a real safety hazard on planes according to the lawmakers. The letter was put together by Reps. David McKinley (R-WV) and Dan Lipinski (D-Il), and signed by mix of other Republicans and Democrats.
Congressman Dan Lipinski (IL-3) has announced that Cook County School District 104 in Summit and Bedford Park is being awarded a nearly $350,000 grant for this school year by the U.S. Department of Education. This grant is part of the Professional Development for Arts Educators Program (PDAE).
Congressman Dan Lipinski (IL-3) has helped secure $200,000 for Cook County through the Economic Development Administration. This investment supports the start-up efforts of the Chicago Metro Metal Consortium Manufacturing Community. Focused on accelerating the development of the metals manufacturing cluster in the Chicago region, this investment will help develop long-term growth strategies for community investment and workforce development that will ultimately lead to higher-skill, higher wage jobs.
Reps. Lipinski, Hultgren Introduce SAFE TOWERS Act to Fix FAA's Flawed New Hiring Procedure for Air Traffic Controllers09/19/2014
Rep. Dan Lipinski (IL-3) has joined with Rep. Randy Hultgren (IL-14) to introduce the Standards Addressing Federal Transparency and Oversight With Evolving Recruitment Specifications (SAFE TOWERS) Act. The bill reverses the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) convoluted and confusing new hiring process, which has passed over the most qualified air traffic controller candidates and raised concerns about safety and transparency.