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Davis Speaks About ‘A Better Way’ to Fight Poverty

U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis (R-Ill.) today spoke about “A Better Way” to fight poverty in this country at the First Run Feeding America donation to the Central Illinois Foodbank. Land O'Lakes donated 40,000 pounds, or 33,000 meals, of macaroni and cheese to local families in need. Davis at the Central Illinois Foodbank First Run Feeding Americ...

Congressman Davis, Treasurer Frerichs Stop at ISU to Talk About Bi-Partisan Effort to Make Saving for College Easier

As students head back to Illinois State University (ISU) this week and next, U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis (R-Ill.) and Illinois State Treasurer Michael Frerichs (D-Ill.) made their second stop in two weeks to raise awareness about state and federal efforts to strengthen 529 college savings plans and improve access to affordable education. Davis...

With Zika in Illinois, Davis Calls on President to Re-Direct Millions in Unspent Ebola Funding to Fight Zika

U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis (R-Ill.) today called on President Obama to immediately re-direct $589 million in unspent Ebola response funding to prevent the spread of the Zika virus. More than 1,600 cases of the Zika virus have been confirmed in the U.S. and according to the Illinois Department of Public Health, 46 cases were reported in Illino...


Proud to see the first phase of the Springfield Rail Consolidation project officially open today. This milestone would not have been reached without the collaborative effort of countless local, state, and federal leaders over many years. I look forward to continuing to work with these leaders to complete this project.

Today is a historic day for aviation because the new Small UAS Rule goes into effect. Under this new rule, commercial operators and hobbyists can fly small drones under a set of operational guidelines that can be found at faa.gov/uas. For more information on the rule or for assistance with how you can operate a drone under it, please contact my Washington, D.C. office at (202) 225-2371.

I had the honor of meeting and getting to know Colten, a 23-year-old pediatric cancer survivor from Jerseyville. As a junior in high school, Colten was diagnosed with Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma, and spent the next two years of his life undergoing vigorous treatments to get where he is today: cancer free. Colten is one of the many faces of pediatric cancer, for which we must increase funding and find a cure. We met at Nick's Pancake House, where members of the staff were wearing shirts in support of the Wade family and the Kids Shouldn't Have Cancer Foundation- a cause for which we all stand together!