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It was a very big day for nearly three dozen people in Carbondale on Friday. They took the oath to become American citizens. The immigrants came from 16 different countries. Some of them have lived in the U.S. for decades, others for just a few years.
Facing cuts and a voucher proposal in a new budget proposal, U.S. Congressman Bill Enyart (IL-12) took time on the House of Representatives floor yesterday to remind lawmakers of the essential task ahead – to save Medicare from unnecessary partisan cuts.
U.S. Congressman Bill Enyart (IL-12) spoke on the floor of the House of Representatives today congratulating Southern Illinois University School of Law on its 40th anniversary. “As a graduate of SIU, I was proud to honor the School of Law with a statement on the House floor highlighting the school’s history,” said Enyart. The statement will go into the Congressional Record for the 113th Congress, and formally presented to the SIU School of Law on Saturday during the anniversary celebration.
U.S. Congressman Bill Enyart (D-IL) joined U.S. Senators Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Mark Kirk (R-IL), and Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark Welsh today to discuss the vital importance of Scott Air Force Base to national security and the community.
U.S. Congressman Bill Enyart (D-IL) announced the winners of the Congressional High School Art Competition, open to students in the 12th Congressional District. The Congressional Award Ceremony for the competition was held March 20 at the William and Florence Schmidt Art Center at Southwestern Illinois College. The student art pieces will be on display at the center through April 3.
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SIU Law Alum Congressman William Enyart recognized the SIU School of Law on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives yesterday to kick off the law school's 40th Anniversary Celebration.
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Equal Pay for Equal Work
Each year, April 8 symbolizes the day when women’s earnings finally catch up to men’s earnings from the previous year. It’s time to start moving the Equal Pay Day recognition from April 8 to December 31.
See my press release issued on Equal Pay Day.