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Rep. Davis introduces youth jobs plan

WASHINGTON - U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis has introduced a plan to boost the youth workforce and save on printing costs. The Taylorville Republican said the LEAP (Leveraging and Energizing Americans' Apprenticeship Programs) Act would offer federal tax credit for hiring younger workers in skilled labor, such as builders, welders and pipefitters...

Bipartisan Bill to Give Human Trafficking Survivors Role in Shaping Public Policy

U.S. Reps. Rodney Davis (R-Ill.), Mike Honda (D-Calif.), Ted Poe (R-Texas) and Karen Bass (D-Calif.) today introduced bipartisan legislation, the Voices of Human Trafficking Act of 2014, to ensure that the experiences and lessons of human trafficking survivors are heard by policymakers. “As a member of the Congressional Human Trafficking ...

Reps. Rodney Davis, Dan Lipinski Introduce Apprenticeship Legislation to Tackle Skills Gap, Address Youth Unemployment

U.S. Reps. Rodney Davis (R-Ill.) and Dan Lipinski (D-Ill.) today introduced bipartisan legislation, the Leveraging and Energizing America’s Apprenticeship Programs (LEAP) Act, to reinvigorate America’s apprenticeship programs in our skilled industries. “Right now more than 10 million Americans remain unemployed while around 4 million jobs...


Never thought one of my official duties of office would be to introduce President Abraham Lincoln to read the Gettysburg Address at the Monticello Celebration!

Next Thursday my office will be hosting a Sexual Assault Prevention and Education Event at Illinois State University to shine a light on campus sexual assault by featuring a panel with seven guest speakers to lead the discussion on the issue and participate in a conversation about how we can help in the fight to address sexual assault on campuses across the country. One of our speakers is Molly McLay, Assistant Director of the Women's Resources Center at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Her duties include teaching courses on sexual assault awareness and prevention, coordinating the First Year Campus Acquaintance Rape Education Program, and collaborating with campus and community leaders on student empowerment initiatives, including Sexual Assault Awareness Month in April. Molly is a licensed social worker with a Master of Social Work from UIUC and a Bachelor of Arts in English writing and women's studies from Illinois Wesleyan University (IWU). She volunteers with Rape Advocacy, Counseling, & Education Services in Urbana and a women's mentorship council at IWU. Visit my website for more information about the event and to find out more about our speakers:

On POW/MIA Recognition Day, we honor prisoners of war and our missing and their families.


Rep. Rodney Davis Connect with Weather PSA

photo U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis (R-Ill.) reinforces the importance of severe weather preparedness. The PSA was filmed in partnership with The Weather Channel as a part of their Connect with Weather campaign.