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Illinois House Republican Delegation Statement on the Commutation of Rod Blagojevich’s Sentence

U.S. Reps. Rodney Davis (IL-13), Darin LaHood (IL-18), John Shimkus (IL-15), Adam Kinzinger (IL-16), and Mike Bost (IL-12) released the following statement after the President commuted the sentence of former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich. "We are disappointed by the President’s commutation of Rod Blagojevich’s federal sentence. We bel...

Davis Announces $7.3M in FCC Rural Broadband Grants Awarded in IL-13

U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis (R-Ill.) announced today that 8 counties in IL-13 are the beneficiaries of a combined $7,324,491 in Federal Communications Commission (FCC) grants to expand rural broadband. The funding will go towards connecting unserved homes and businesses. "Expanding broadband Internet access is critical to communities across my...

Davis Applauds $4.5 million in NESP Funding

U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis (R-Ill.) today applauded the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers allocating $4.5 million to the Navigation and Ecosystem Sustainability Program (NESP) for the Upper Mississippi River – Illinois Waterway System for Fiscal Year 2020. Davis has long advocated for the Army Corps to prioritize the preconstruction engineering an...


Thanks to Heartland Community College President Keith Cornille for the Hawks gear! Excited to display this in my Washington office for all of our guests to see. Go Hawks!

Census Hiring Update: Two weeks ago I shared the hiring goals from the U.S. Census Bureau in the 13th Congressional District. A lot of progress since then, but many counties still have jobs available starting in a matter of weeks. The latest numbers are below. They offer flexible hours and competitive wages. These jobs are perfect for students, retirees, part-time workers, and anyone looking to earn extra income. Apply today: https://2020census.gov/en/jobs

Spoke to students in some of Mrs. Freeman's Normal West High School classes recently. Great questions about what's going on in Congress. Enjoyed visiting with them.


Davis and Max Schachter Promote School Safety

photo U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis (R-Ill.) and Max Schachter who lost his son Alex during the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. Davis and Schachter promote schoolsafety.gov, which helps administrators, teachers, and parents assess their school, provide information on federal grants and other resources available to help secure their school, and help all communities develop safety plans in case of emergency.