Jerry Costello

Jerry Francis Costello is the former U.S. Representative for . He previously represented and served in the US House from 1988 to 2013. He is a member of the Democratic Party and was the dean of Illinois's 21-member congressional delegation. In October 2011, Costello announced that he would not seek another term in Congress in 2012. He was succeeded by William Enyart. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Jerry Costello has 117 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1988 House Proceeding. The year with the most videos was 2007 with 16 videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2010 with an average of 6,280 views per program. Most appearances with Lee H. Hamilton (2).

Appearances by Title:


U.S. Representative, D-IL 12th January 5, 1993 - January 3, 2013 Videos: 109 U.S. Representative, D-IL 21st August 9, 1988 - January 5, 1993 Videos: 8

Recent Appearances

  • House Session, Part 2

    House Session, Part 2

    The House passed H.R. 6371, the Streamlining Claims Processing for Federal Contractor Employees Act.

  • House Session, Part 2

    House Session, Part 2

    The House convened for a legislative session.

  • FAA Contract Tower Program

    FAA Contract Tower Program

    Air transportation officials testified on the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) Contract Tower Program, which allowed…

  • Expansion of Aviation Global Positioning System Technology

    Expansion of Aviation Global Positioning System Technology

    Witnesses talked about the use of global positioning system (GPS) technology in the aviation industry. Among the topics they…

  • House Session

    House Session

    Conference Report on H.R. 658 - FAA Air Transportation Modernization and Safety Improvement Act. Complete Consideration of…

  • House Session, Part 1

    House Session, Part 1

    ) H.R. 2070 - World War II Memorial Prayer Act of 2011 2) H.R. 290 - War Memorial Protection Act (Sponsored by Rep. Duncan…

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Past Elections

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