McHenry County College could receive $825,000 in federal dollars to expand its dual credit and dual degree program if legislation being considered in the U.S. House of Representatives moves forward.
Federal funding for kindergarten readiness in DeKalb County is one of $1.5 million worth of education projects Rep. Lauren Underwood, D-Naperville, has proposed in Washington D.C.
As McHenry County residents and officials prepared Wednesday to hear President Joe Biden speak at McHenry County College, traffic around the Crystal Lake campus was backed up.
‘I do not approve of free college education for anybody. No free anything,’ one protestor gathered outside McHenry County College says
"It doesn't surprise me at all he would go to McHenry County," said Democratic state Sen. Melinda Bush of Grayslake. "This is about Joe Biden getting out there talking about his vision for what's important and talking to the American people."
The Republican-led Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 limited the amount of state and local taxes that households can deduct each year from their federal income tax to $10,000 – a cap U.S. Rep. Lauren Underwood, D-Naperville hopes to undo with new legislation.
A project to move a Metra rail yard to Woodstock is one of the larger initiatives in McHenry County that could receive federal dollars as part of a proposed infrastructure bill making its way through Congress.
Upgrades for dozens of DeKalb’s traffic signals are included in a $20 million federal infrastructure proposal expected to be considered by a legislative committee in Washington, D.C., this week. “It would improve the efficiency and safety,” Gill said. “If you’re traveling on a corridor like [Route] 23 between DeKalb and Sycamore to go Lowe’s, Target, it’ll have better synchronization for traffic flow."
Eight projects identified in the 14th Congressional District could receive nearly $20 million federal dollars if the federal infrastructure bill passes
‘We must get to the truth of what happened on that dark day’