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Davis Congratulates Rochester Rockets on Eighth State Championship

U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis (R-Ill.) today congratulated the Rochester Rockets on winning their eighth State Championship. Click here or image above to watch video Davis' prepared remarks: I rise today to congratulate the Rochester Rocket football team on their 5A State Championship at Huskie Stadium in DeKalb last week. Rochester played the C...

Davis Congratulates Central A&M High School Football Team

U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis (R-Ill.) congratulates the Central A&M High School football team on their IHSA Class 1A state runner-up title. Click here or above image to watch video Davis' written remarks: I rise today congratulate Coach Brent Weakly and the Central A&M High School football team on their IHSA Class 1A state runner-up title. Last...

Davis and Brownley Introduce CONTRACT Act, Support Air Traffic Controllers

U.S. Reps. Rodney Davis (R-Ill.) and Julia Brownley (D-Calif.) this week introduced the H.R. 5287, the Continuity for Operators with Necessary Training Required for ATC Contract Towers (CONTRACT) Act of 2019. The legislation would eliminate financial disincentives that make it hard for federal contract towers to recruit and hire trained,...

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Hate illegal robocalls to your cell phone or home phone? This week we passed a bill to stop these scammers. It's expected to be signed into law soon by President Trump. ✅Requires carriers to Implement a nationwide caller authentication system so consumers can again trust that the number they see on their caller ID is actually the person calling them. ✅Allows consumers to block unlawful calls in a consistent and transparent way, at no extra charge. ✅Makes sure that law enforcement and the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) have the tools, information, and incentives to go after robocallers that break the law.

Congratulations to Central A&M on a hard-fought season. They represented their school well in their first state championship showing in nearly 20 years. Go Raiders!

Excited to announce this bipartisan legislation! Many of our smaller airports across the country operate using contract towers, but current restrictions under the law are discouraging air traffic controllers from working in our rural areas. This bill will help our contract towers recruit and retain controllers by allowing federal controllers to continue receiving their Social Security annuity payment while working at contract towers. Ensuring contract towers are properly staffed is critical to safety and the local economies these airports serve.

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