Jerry Costello

10/4/11-U.S. Rep. Jerry Costello meets with friends and constituents Tuesday, moments before announcing that he will not run for reelection to Congress in 2012, instead pursuing teaching and consulting jobs. He will serve out the remaining year of his term and will endorse a successor for the 2012 election. (KMOX/Brett Blume)

UPDATED: Congressman Jerry Costello Won’t Seek Re-Election in 2012

62-year-old Democrat said he won’t run again because he plans to pursue other interests.



Lawmaker Seeks to Freeze Flood Insurance Rates

The bill mirrors one Costello introduced in the last congressional session.


Déjà vu for Illinois Congress

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (IRN) — The restructuring of Illinois ’ congressional districts might be done by an agreement among sitting members of Congress.



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