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Rep. Davis Asks CDC for Additional Information for Healthcare Workers

In response to an Ebola roundtable discussion held in Springfield last week with area healthcare professionals, U.S .Rep. Rodney Davis (R-Ill.) today sent a letter to Dr. Tom Frieden, Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, asking for additional information to ensure healthcare workers are properly equipped and trained...

Not everyone confident with Ebola prevention

With more cases of Ebola popping up in the U.S., medical staff in Central Illinois are on guard. Now, they're asking Washington to do something about it, just in case the virus makes it here. WCIA-3's Kelsey Gibbs keeps us Connected to the Capitol. The biggest concern is making sure medical staff have the appropriate information so they c...

Ebola: Davis Wants Travel Ban, Hospitals Want Direction

Clear directions is what local health care professionals said they need regarding Ebola. Their congressman says he'll pass on their concerns, along with a request for a travel ban. Rep. Rodney Davis, (R) IL-13, held a roundtable discussion at SIU School of Medicine Thursday with health care professionals from around the area. Davis said h...


Thanks to Jim Ayers for inviting me to stop by Cim-Tek in Bement today. Cim-Tek is a great example of a successful local business, they employ 100 individuals and are a world-wide leader in filter technology for petroleum, industrial, ag, bio-fuel and HVAC markets.

This morning I was honored to receive the "Hero of Main Street" award from the National Retail Federation and the Illinois Retail Merchants Association.

Had a great time talking about government and politics with Congressman Tim Johnson's class at the University of Illinois!


Car Exchange Recap

photo U.S. Reps. Rodney Davis (R-Ill.) and Janice Hahn (D-Calif.) recap their experience of exchanging cars for a day.