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Davis Amendment Passes As Part of Protecting Older Workers Against Discrimination Act

U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis (R-Ill.) today announced his bipartisan amendment to study the disproportionate discrimination of older women in the workforce has passed the House as part of H.R. 1230, Protecting Older Workers Against Discrimination Act. The amendment then requires government agencies to make recommendations for best practices to ...

Davis Announces $1M DOT Grant to Jerseyville

U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis (R-Ill.) announced today that the City of Jerseyville in conjunction with the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) was awarded a $1,000,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Highway Administration. The funding comes from the Accelerated Innovation Deployment (AID) Demonstration program...

Downstate Congressional Delegation Calls on Illinois AG to Appoint Special Prosecutor to Investigate Alleged Rape and Cover Up in Champaign

Washington, DC – U.S. Reps. Rodney Davis (R-Ill.), John Shimkus (R-Ill.), Adam Kinzinger (R-Ill.), Mike Bost (R-Ill.), and Darin LaHood (R-Ill.) today released this joint statement calling on the Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul to appoint a special prosecutor to investigate the alleged rape and cover up in Champaign, IL. “These reve...

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The U.S. Census Bureau continues to seek applicants for its 2020 Census field operations. Census takers will go door to door to collect responses from those who do not respond to the Census. In IL-13 many applicants are still needed for jobs paying between $17.50 and $21.00 an hour. https://2020census.gov/en/jobs.html

ICYMI: Watch WAND-TV NewsCenter 17's story below to learn more about my effort to expand Meals on Wheels, traditionally for seniors, to school children over the summer months when access to free and reduced meals is not always available.

Congratulations to John Rupkey on being appointed this week to lead the Monticello Fire & Rescue Department. A few months ago John came by my Monticello Open Office Hours and gave me the department's patch to display in my D.C. office. We proudly display dozens of first responder and military patches and tokens to honor their service. Best of luck to him in his new role as Fire Chief!

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Davis Amendment Passes As Part of Protecting Older Workers Against Discrimination Act

photo U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis (R-Ill.) speaks in support of his bipartisan amendment to study the disproportionate discrimination of older women in the workforce, which passed the House as part of H.R. 1230, Protecting Older Workers Against Discrimination Act. The amendment then requires government agencies to make recommendations for best practices to combat age discrimination of women in the workforce.

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