Dan In The News
The U.S. House this week approved U.S. Rep. Dan Lipinski's plan to rename Chicago's Mount Greenwood post office as the Captain Herbert Johnson Memorial Post Office Building.
Firefighter/paramedics in Oak Lawn, along with patients getting CPR, should be safer thanks to a federal grant received Friday.
The Supreme Court's highly anticipated ruling on the federal contraception mandate has prompted a renewed enthusiasm from lawmakers on both sides of the religious freedom debate.
Change in Congressional Voting Forces Rep. Lipinski to Reschedule Town Hall Meeting for Wednesday, August 6, at 7:30 p.m., at Oak Lawn Community High School07/31/2014
Due to a last minute change in plans by leadership in the House of Representatives, Congressman Dan Lipinski's town hall meeting scheduled for tonight at Oak Lawn Community High School has been rescheduled. The event has been moved to Wednesday, August 6, at 7:30 p.m., at the same location. Congressional staff will be available starting at 6:30 p.m.
As I taught my students in American Government 101, Article One of the Constitution established Congress as the legislative branch and Article Two established the president as chief executive. I have always believed that Congress is the subject of Article One because the founders intended the legislature, the branch closest to the people, to be the first branch within a system of checks and balances.
The House of Representatives has passed a major Veterans Affairs Reform Bill with overwhelming bipartisan support.