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House Passes Hire More Heroes Act as Part of Highway Extension

U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis (R-Ill.) today announced that his bill, the Hire More Heroes Act, passed the House as part of the highway extension bill. The Hire More Heroes Act, which incentivizes small businesses to hire veterans while providing them relief from the Affordable Care Act, passed the House unanimously earlier this year. The presid...

Davis, Bost, Shimkus Statement on Gens. Selva, McDew Senate Confirmation

U.S. Reps. Rodney Davis (R-Ill.), Mike Bost (R-Ill.), and John Shimkus (R-Ill.) today released the following statement after the Senate confirmed General Paul Selva as the vice chair of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and General Darren McDew as the commander of the U.S. Transportation Command at Scott Air Force Base: "As representatives of Sou...

Davis, Kirk Introduce Gold Medal Resolution Honoring Timothy Nugent “Father of Accessibility” on 25th Anniversary of ADA

U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis (R-Ill.) and U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) today introduced the Timothy Nugent Congressional Gold Medal Act honoring Tim Nugent an innovator and relentless advocate for individuals with disabilities. Nugent has led the way in helping individuals with disabilities have greater access to higher education. Nugent founde...


Thank you to our keynote speakers Tatyana McFadden, Lt. Governor Evelyn Sanguinetti, and Dr. Marsha Prater of Memorial Health System for participating in our panel today. We had so many great questions from our audience and insightful answers from our panelists. Also, thank you to our volunteers, attendees, and breakout session leaders, Laura Cornille-Cannady and Cindy Davis, for making this year's Investing in Women Event so successful.

Tatyana McFadden, an 11 time Paralympic medalist, showing us her Silver Medal from Sochi which she said means more to her than any other medal because both her adoptive and biological family were there to celebrate her win.

"If you didn't know it yet, the cubicle is dead and collaborative space is in," Cindy Davis, co-owner of an interior decorating business in Springfield, on how more businesses can attract Millennials in her breakout session "Staying ahead of the Game"


Davis Offers Jobs Amendment to REINS Act

photo U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis (R-Ill.) spoke in support of his amendment to require an analysis of the impact a federal regulation will have on jobs which passed the House as part of the REINS Act, a bill requiring approval from Congress and the president before any new executive action takes effect.

Davis Speaks in Support of National Voluntary GMO Labeling System

photo U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis speaks on the House floor in support of H.R. 1599, the Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act of 2015, to establish national standards and a system for voluntarily labeling food that does not contain genetically modified organisms (GMO). H.R. 1599 includes Davis’ amendment, which gives USDA the role of establishing a voluntary labeling system that mimics that of the organic label, to provide access and accurate information to consumers who seek additional information about non-GMO products.