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Davis Announces More Than $10 Million in Federal Bus Grant Funding Awarded to Bloomington-Normal and Decatur

U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis (R-Ill.) announced today that Bloomington-Normal and the City of Decatur were awarded grants from the Federal Transit Administration's Buses and Bus Facilities Competitive Grant program. This funding is provided to state and local governmental authorities to replace, rehabilitate, and purchase buses and related equi...

Davis Announces Rural Development Grant Awarded to Jersey Community Hospital

U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis (R-Ill.) announced today that the Jersey Community Hospital District received a $150,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development. The grant will be used to purchase and renovate a building that will be used to house the Hospital District's rural health clinic in Roodhouse that will provide tr...

Davis Announces Congressional App Challenge for High School Students

U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis (R-Ill.) today announced the Congressional App Challenge is now open for high school students throughout the 13th Congressional District. This initiative is to encourage student engagement in coding and other STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) related fields. “Innovation and technology drive the succe...

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Yesterday I joined Corporation for National and Community Service CEO Barbara Stewart to help hand out awards to Senior Corps volunteers in central Illinois. Senior Corps allows Americans age 55+ to serve their communities by mentoring and tutoring young people, helping homebound seniors and other adults maintain independence in their homes, renovating residences, and responding to natural disasters. Since 1994, seniors in the 13th district have served nearly 3 million hours through the program!

This week is Prescription Opioid and Heroin Epidemic Awareness Week. Today, Rep. Mike Bost, Congressman John Shimkus and I met with U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams, Deputy Secretary of HHS Eric Hargan, HHS Assistant Secretary for Mental Health and Substance Use Dr. Elinore McCance-Katz, community leaders and local stakeholders to discuss regional efforts to fight the opioid crisis. Congress has passed bipartisan legislation that combats the epidemic from all angles and we have provided more funding for states to help local efforts.

I joined Decatur city officials to see the progress on the Lake Decatur dredging project. This project will expand the lake's capacity by 30%. I am proud to serve on the Water Resources and Environment Subcommittee to help ensure the 13th district has strong water infrastructure.

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