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Budzinski Focuses on Lowering Insulin Prices in Roundtable

Springfield, IL – Yesterday, Democratic congressional nominee for Illinois’ 13th congressional district Nikki Budzinski hosted a round table listening session in Springfield on the topic of lowering the cost of insulin for all Americans. Budzinski was joined by two national organizations on the frontlines of supporting working families, including the National Committee to Preserve Social Security…

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WEEK’S COVID-19 CASES IN MACON COUNTY INCLUDE 5 HOSPITALIZATIONS, ONE DEATH

            Newly-confirmed COVID-19 cases  ·         Thursday, September 15, 2022: 23  ·         Friday, September 16, 2022: 25  ·         Saturday, September 17, 2022: 16  ·         Sunday, September 18, 2022: 15  ·         Monday, September 19, 2022: 15  ·         Tuesday, September 20, 2022: 43  ·         Wednesday, September 21, 2022: 13    Hospitalizations: 5 Macon County residents  ·         Up-to-Date on Vaccinations: 1  ·        …

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Operation Obstacle Kicks Off Second Race on Saturday, Sept. 24,

      Decatur, IL – On Saturday Sept. 24, at 10 a.m., racers will take off on a 2-mile obstacle course as part of Operation Obstacle – The Race to End Veteran Suicide. Richland Community College is holding this second year of the event in coordination with the U.S. Department of Veteran’s Affairs. Each…

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Budzinski Slams Deering for Opposition to Lowering Prescription Drug Prices

    Springfield, IL – Today, Nikki Budzinski, candidate for Congress in Illinois’ 13th Congressional district, called out wealthy heiress Regan Deering for her opposition to allowing Medicare to negotiate the price of prescription drugs, which would benefit thousands of seniors in Illinois’ 13th Congressional district. Deering opposes the provision that would benefit seniors throughout…

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Regan Deering issues statement on rail strike, inflation

“It’s mighty rich of the Biden Administration to take credit for solving a crisis that their own mismanagement of the supply chain created,” said Candidate for the 13th Congressional Candidate Regan Deering. “President Biden’s former senior staffer who was sent from the White House to Illinois to run for Congress, Nikki Budzinski, is quick to brag…

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Decatur and Springfield set to receive more than $20 million in transit assistance

SPRINGFIELD – State Senator Doris Turner is excited to see Decatur and Springfield transit systems receive more than $20 million in federal assistance to increase efficiency and gas emissions of their buses. The United States Department of Transportation awarded $1.7 billion in grants for low- and no-emission buses and bus facilities programs – and Illinois…

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Scherer Hails Historic Electric Vehicle Part Manufacturing Grant

DECATUR, Ill. – State Rep. Sue Scherer, D-Decatur, is announcing a $21 million grant that will make Decatur a manufacturing hub for component parts for electric vehicles. The grant will fund a public-private partnership between the City of Decatur, Richland Community College and T/CCI Manufacturing in Decatur. “When we passed the Reimagining Electric Vehicles in…

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