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Congress Comes Together to Fight Prescription Drug Abuse and Heroin Epidemic

U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis (R-Ill.) released this statement after the Senate passed the bipartisan, bicameral compromise to fight our nation’s prescription drug abuse and heroin epidemic. S. 524, Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act (CARA) of 2016, includes 18 bills the passed by the House earlier this year to address this epidemic. This ...

ICYMI: Davis Amendment Eliminating EPA Congressional Relations Office Adopted

U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis (R-Ill.) today announced that his amendment to prevent $4.2 million from going to the Office of Congressional Relations at the EPA was adopted plate last night and will be included in H.R. 5538, Department of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act. Davis offered his amendment in response ...

House Passes FAA Extension

U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis (R-Ill.) released the following statement after the House unanimously passed a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) extension funded through September 30, 2017. The Senate is expected to pass the measure later this week. “While I prefer a more comprehensive, longer-term bill, this extension includes measures impera...


Over the next several weeks, I'll be hosting and attending events throughout the 13th District. Check out the link below for more information and follow me on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram using #AugustInIL13 for more updates.

I appreciated the opportunity to tour the Chestnut Health Systems facility in Maryville today and learn how the organization helps youth and adolescents battling addiction. Earlier this year, the House passed 18 bills to fight the opioid epidemic, and the President signed it into law last week. I will continue to work with organizations like Chestnut to ensure that we are doing everything possible to combat this addiction crisis.

Our district is home to Lincoln's Tomb, Lincoln's Home, the Lincoln-Herndon Law Offices, and the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library & Museum- sites that all pay homage to our 16th President. I enjoyed meeting Alan Lowe, the new director of the Lincoln Library and Museum, and welcoming him to Springfield as he works to help further the legacy of one of our greatest presidents.