WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Congresswoman Nikki Budzinski (IL-13) highlighted the opening of applications for Illinois’ first Environmental Justice (EJ) Academy. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s EJ Academy is a training program that will help local leaders cultivate skills to identify and address environmental challenges in their communities. The academy will be hosted in East St. Louis, Illinois and is being […]
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Budzinski Applauds Plans for Rising Pharmaceuticals Plant in Decatur
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Congresswoman Nikki Budzinski (IL-13) issued the following statement applauding the announcement that Rising Pharmaceuticals will be opening a commercial manufacturing facility in Decatur, Illinois. The plant will manufacture and package injectables and ophthalmic products in the former Akorn Pharmaceuticals facility. “Six months ago, Akorn Pharmaceuticals left working families high and dry with a surprise closure of […]
Budzinski Statement on Idling of Granite City Steel Plant
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, U.S. Representative Nikki Budzinski (IL-13) issued the following statement on news that U.S. Steel will be idling the B furnace at Granite City Works resulting in temporary layoffs for hundreds of employees. “U.S. Steel’s decision to idle operations in Granite City and lay off workers is an outrage. And their effort to blame this […]
Budzinski, New Democrat Coalition Urge GOP Leadership to Advance Bipartisan Government Funding Bills, Avoid Shutdown
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, U.S. Representative Nikki Budzinski (IL-13)joined 97 of her colleagues in the New Democrat Coalition in a letter to House Speaker Kevin McCarthy calling for urgent action on bipartisan government funding bills similar to those advanced by the Senate and consistent with the bipartisan debt ceiling agreement that Congress and the administration negotiated this […]
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