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Marie Newman is making the rounds.
And she has a lot of rounds to make.
The new Democratic 3rd District congresswoman is overseeing a district that she says extends from “from White Sox Park to the top of Joliet” and is the first person not named Lipinski to represent the district since the White Sox made the playoffs in 1983.
This La Grange businesswoman’s victory over 16-year incumbent Dan Lipinski in November broke the Lipinski family’s 45-year grip on the Southwest Side. Part of a growing wave of women in Congress — now numbering 144, a 24 percent increase from 2019 — she is one of seven women representing Illinois.
This week marks the 12-year anniversary of President Barack Obama’s American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, the historic stimulus package passed in 2009 to lift the nation out of the Great Recession and put millions of Americans back to work.
President Joe Biden told Republican senators during a two-hour meeting Monday night he’s unwilling to settle on an insufficient coronavirus aid package after they pitched their slimmed down $618 billion proposal that’s a fraction of the $1.9 trillion he is seeking.
U.S. Representative Marie Newman (IL-03) on Monday Feb. 1, 2021 joined by 29 of her colleagues, sent a letter to the Biden administration urging them to restore the full functionality of the National Vaccine Program Office (NVPO), which was undermined by the Trump administration in 2019.
U.S. Representative Marie Newman (IL-03) announced Tuesday (Jan. 26, 2021) that she has been selected to serve on the Subcommittee on Highways and Transit, and the Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines and Hazardous Materials as part of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure (T&I).
WASHINGTON D.C. — As the new congresswoman representing Illinois's 3rd Congressional District in Washington, D.C., Marie Newman has gone from sheltering in her office during an insurrection at the U.S. Capitol and voting to impeach the last president to attending the historic inauguration of a new president and vice president.