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Davis to Host Senior Resources Event in Decatur

U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis (R-Ill.) today announced that he will be hosting a senior resources event from 9:30a – 11:30a on Tuesday, August 5, at the Decatur-Macon County Senior Center, 1430 N. 22nd St., in Decatur. “Every day our local offices help seniors with a wide range of issues,” said Davis. “This resources fair is simply an extension ...

'Modern-day slavery': Human trafficking for labor and sex is local issue

It was a Chinese buffet restaurant in southeast Missouri, and from the outside, no one would know there was anything illegal or wrong about it. But from the kitchen's view, things were very different, according to Erin Heil, a criminal justice professor at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. The restaurant's workers were kept again...

Illinois representatives bring issue of human trafficking to SIUE’s attention

Human trafficking has reached awareness at SIUE. Human trafficking is defined as human trading, generally for the purposes of sexual slavery. Forced labor is also considered trafficking. Traffickers often target victims of young ages for easier manipulation. Young girls and boys are abducted, kidnapped and misled into sex slavery. Represe...


Had a great time seeing Pastor Grogan, Urbana Superintendent Don Owen, Principal Yavonnda Smith and other members of the community at the Stonecreek Church Block Party in Urbana yesterday. Thank you to Pastor Grogan for inviting me and to the church and community for organizing such an awesome event.

We had a fantastic lineup for our keynote session! Great questions from the audience and discussion with our panelists. A big thank you to Congresswoman Susan Brooks, Chancellor Phyllis Wise, Loretto Kennedy and Cynthia Bruno for participating in today's events.

I learned a lot during our breakout sessions at our women's event today! Thank you to Laura Weisskopt Bleill founder of Chambanamoms.com, Cindy Davis Co-owner/CEO of Resource One, Lindy Gault Fitness & Nutrition Coach Instructor/Owner of Transform Fitness and Danielle Wilberg Chief Strategy Officer at My Super Marketer for leading our "Growing Your Network" session and to Monica Genta and Rachael Pullen both teachers in Mattoon for leading the "Start Up Your Greatness" session. #Invest14


You're invited!

photo Jen Daulby, Chief of Staff for U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis, extends an invitation for 13th District constituents to attend "Investing in Women", Davis' inaugural women's event, being held on Saturday, July 19th and the iHotel and Conference Center in Champaign.

Rep. Davis on Command Sergeant Major Mark A. Mathis' Retirement

photo U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis (R-Ill.) congratulations Command Sergeant Major Mark A. Mathis on his retirement after 30 years of service to our nation in the U.S. Army. Command Sergeant Major Mathis was born in Alton in 1963 and grew up in the small town of Dorchester in Macoupin County in central Illinois. He entered the Army in September of 1984 and is currently serving as the Command Sergeant Major for the 902nd Military Intelligence Group in Ft. Meade, Maryland.