It’s nothing we haven’t heard before, legislative things take time, but U.S. Senator Dick Durbin said he wanted action yesterday.
Last year he asked the FDA to require them to disclose their ingredients. Now he’s asking the manufacturers not to market to children.
U.S. Rep. Bill Enyart, and U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis have teamed up to co-sponsor bi-partisan legislation to avoid close calls on the Mississippi.
“I’m thrilled to see the ‘Stan Span’ so close to becoming a reality, and urge my colleagues in the U.S. House to quickly approve this tribute,” said U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill.
The bill, sponsored by U.S. Sens. Dick Durbin and Mark S. Kirk threatens up to a 15-year prison sentence for those who illegally purchase a gun for someone.
U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) goes to bat for lessening out-of-state tuition costs for those who served.
The official name of the new bridge would be the “Stan Musial Memorial Bridge” if the bi-partisan effort is successful.
McCaskill (D-MO) said she and Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL) will introduce federal legislation requesting that the new bridge be named after the late Cardinal Hall of Famer.
“John Boehner, the speaker of the House, basically threw in the towel. He said ‘we can’t do it here, do it in the Senate’”
Hagel’s nomination has caught some flack because of charges that he is a weak supporter of Israel.