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April 22, 2021 In The News

Dive Brief:

  • Sen. Martin Heinrich, D-N.M., and Rep. Sean Casten, D-Ill., plan to reintroduce a bill Tuesday that would direct the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to tackle interregional transmission planning.

April 19, 2021 In The News

McHenry County, like the rest of the country, could see crucial investment in infrastructure if lawmakers in Washington, D.C., pass the American Jobs Plan and American Families Plan, presented by Presi

April 19, 2021 In The News

On the heels of the $1.9 trillion American Recovery Act, President Joe Biden is pitching a second mammoth piece of legislation that aims to fix roads, bridges, public transit, water systems and the electric grid, while also delivering universal, high-speed internet, all at a cost of about $2 trillion.

April 19, 2021 In The News

Dieter Gruen escaped Nazi Germany, worked on the Manhattan Project during World War II, helped design nuclear submarines, earned patents throughout a celebrated and innovative career at Argonne Laboratory, and is still working on a more efficient form of solar energy at age 98.

April 8, 2021 In The News

President Joe Biden's dream of a climate-friendly electric grid hangs on a slender wire: his administration's ability to speed the construction of thousands of miles of power lines.

March 3, 2021 In The News

Robinhood CEO made ‘startling’ disclosures at first hearing


February 22, 2021 In The News

Robinhood, the investing platform at the center of last month's stock market frenzy, announced Monday that it had added a live customer phone line and other customer support features.

February 18, 2021 In The News

During the hearing conducted by the House Financial Services Committee on the GameStop frenzy, Rep. Sean Casten (D-IL) called Robinhood's helpline and played the company's 12-second message that ends in a hang-up to give viewers a sense of the support Robinhood users receive from the company.

January 23, 2021 In The News

As Sen. Dick Durbin readies for a historic role as chairman of the powerful Judiciary Committee, members of Congress from the suburbs are dusting off bills on climate change and cheaper prescription drugs with the White House and Senate changing from Republican to Democratic hands.