Press Releases


Riley Wants Funding For Breast and Cervical Cancer To Be Restored in the State Budget

OLYMPIA FIELDS, Ill – State Rep. Al Riley is concerned about the proposed cuts to the Illinois Breast and Cervical Cancer Program (IBCCP). The Illinois Breast and Cervical Cancer Program (IBCCP) program has been providing breast and cervical cancer screenings to the women of Illinois since 1995. This year, the […]

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Illiana Corridor Project Receives Federal Approval – FHWA Signs the Tier Two Record of Decision, Marks End of Planning Phase

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) signed the Illiana Corridor Tier Two Record of Decision, marking the completion of the project’s environmental planning phase. With the issuance of the Record of Decision, the FHWA supports the transportation need for the project, approves the analysis of its environmental impacts, as well as […]


Riley Commends Metra on Englewood Flyover Amongst Concerns for Future Projects

OLYMPIA FIELDS, Ill – State Rep. Al Riley, Chair of the House Mass Transit Committee, recently congratulated Metra on its completion and dedication of the Englewood Flyover project. “The Englewood Flyover will ease rail congestion throughout the Chicagoland region and passenger rail service for Metra and Amtrak will benefit from […]

October 31 Press Release

Despite opposition, Illiana stays in Illinois’ long-term road plans

Despite overwhelming opposition to the proposed Illiana Tollway, members of a regional transportation panel on Wednesday kept the project in its long-term plan against opponents’ wishes. The Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning discussed the revisions to its regional transportation plan, dubbed GO TO 2040, Wednesday morning and will vote on […]