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Davis, LaHood React to Loss of U.S. Army Sergeant Joshua Rodgers

According to initial reports released by the United States Department of Defense today, on Thursday, April 27, United States Army Sergeant Joshua P. Rodgers was killed in action supporting Operation Freedom’s Sentinel in Afghanistan. The Bloomington native was 22 years old. U.S. Reps. Rodney Davis (R-Ill.) and Darin LaHood (R-Ill.) releas...

Davis Seeks Input from Constituents on Experience with Airlines

U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis (R-Ill.) is seeking input from constituents on their experience with the airline industry to highlight customer service issues at an upcoming Transportation and Infrastructure Committee hearing. Representatives of major airlines will appear before the committee. Constituents who would like to share their stories can...

Davis Introduces Bill to End Threat of Government Shutdowns

U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis (R-Ill.) today introduced the End Government Shutdowns Act to end the threat of future government shutdowns as leaders in both parties negotiate the latest spending bill. The current spending bill expires on Friday, April 28, 2017. “Every time there is a threat of a government shutdown by either party, our country i...

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My thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of Bloomington soldier, Sergeant Josh Rodgers. We owe a tremendous debt to Sergeant Rodgers for his service to our nation. His loss is a solemn reminder that the freedom we enjoy each day in this country is not free. Sergeant Rodgers joins a long line of heroes whose service and sacrifice to our nation will never be forgotten.

A great meeting with Transportation Secretary Chao and members of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee this morning. Looking forward to making public and private infrastructure investments a priority so we can create jobs and grow our economy.

Last night, you may have seen a story on FOX 55/27 Illinois about University of Illinois Urbana Champaign and University of Illinois Chicago students who came to my DC office for a photo Anna, Scheduling Director for the Illini Democrats, had requested. What the story didn't mention was the students did get their photo and why the students were eventually asked to leave my office. Here is the entire Facebook Live video filmed by the students. I am happy to meet and speak with students but shouting and aggressive behavior is not productive. I also expect more from our journalists. They should tell the whole story and both sides should be represented. Story on Fox Champaign: http://foxillinois.com/news/local/u-of-i-students-confront-congressman-rodney-davis-in-dc

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Davis Honors Carlinville Deputy Fire Chief on House Floor

photo U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis (R-Ill.) recognizes the heroic efforts of Deputy Fire Chief John Schott from the Carlinville Fire Department on the House floor. Deputy Schott went above and beyond the call of duty in his efforts to assist the neighboring Morrisonville Fire Department.

Davis Joins CNN Newsroom to Discuss Health Care Reform

photo U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis (R-Ill.) earlier today joined John Berman and Poppy Harlow on CNN Newsroom to discuss the need to pass health care reform. Davis continues to work with the White House and his colleagues in the House to pass a bill to responsibly repeal and replace Obamacare, which is collapsing.

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