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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 Lt. Col. Andrew Bender and the Illinois State University Army ROTC cadets for inviting me to meet with them this morning.

During Domestic Violence Awareness Month, we remember the victims of domestic violence so we can focus on ways to strengthen programs that prevent abuse and help survivors. I am proud that this Congress was able to come together to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) to strengthen these programs and ensure federal dollars going to states are used effectively and efficiently to protect more women and children from abuse.

Had a great meeting with my Millennial Advisory Board tonight at Lincoln Land Community College in Springfield! We covered a number of topics during our meeting, including digital privacy, the post-college job market and student loan debt.


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.