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Davis Announces Cancer Research Grant Awarded to Local Champaign Researcher

U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis (R-Ill.) today released this statement after Iria, a cancer research start-up at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (UIUC), received a $300,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). Iria was started by Prof. Jianjun Cheng and Dr. Kaimin Cai in 2017 to develop the next-generation...

U of I, NEA, & Growing List of Stakeholders Back Davis’ Bill to Reduce Student Debt

Support is growing for U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis' bill, the Employer Participation in Repayment Act, which would incentivize employers to offer student loan assistance to help their employees pay off student loan debt. Gradifi, a leading provider of student loan and college saving employee benefits, announced their support last week. “The Em...

Davis, Cicilline, Larsen, Young Pushing Bipartisan IMAGINE Act to Boost American Infrastructure

U.S. Reps. Rodney Davis (R-IL), David Cicilline (D-RI), Rick Larsen (D-WA), and Don Young (R-AK) introduced the Innovative Materials for America’s Growth and Infrastructure Newly Expanded (IMAGINE) Act to help develop cutting-edge materials that could vastly improve infrastructure nationwide. Senators Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) and Lamar A...

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Support is growing for my bill, the Employer Participation in Repayment Act, which would incentivize employers to offer student loan assistance to help their employees pay off student loan debt. Visit my website to see what stakeholders are saying: https://rodneydavis.house.gov/news/documentsingle.aspx?DocumentID=400109

Recently, Ivanka Trump and the White House announced the creation of the American Workforce Policy Advisory Board, which will help develop a national campaign to promote education and training, recommend ways to improve labor market data, increase private sector investments in job learning and better identify companies’ needs in hiring. I was honored to host Ivanka in Godfrey last August to see one of the workforce training programs in my district and to hear from local businesses, labor leaders, and students on how we can work together to prepare people for the jobs that are available in a 21st century economy.

Earlier this week, I was the guest host on WFMB and I was glad my friend and colleague, House Minority Whip Congressman Steve Scalise, could join me to talk about his recovery following the congressional baseball shooting.

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