U.S. Reps. Rodney Davis (R-IL) today released five photos from some of his visits in Champaign County this past Friday and Monday.
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Davis tours the Cancer Center at Illinois to recognize March as Colorectal Cancer Month.
Davis' wife Shannon is a 19-year colon cancer survivor. Dr. Rohit Bhargava, Direct of the Cancer Center at Illinois, and his team are working to develop new kinds of imaging for colorectal cancer. Davis is supporting increased research opportunities, legislation to remove impediments to screenings, and efforts to head off the increase in colon cancer in people under the age of 50. He is also supporting Cancer Center at Illinois' efforts to join an elite number of medical centers and become a designated National Cancer Institute (NCI) cancer science center through the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
Dr. Bhargava and Davis look at new imaging for colorectal cancer being developed at the Cancer Center at Illinois.
Davis meets with Melissa and Brad from Champaign-Urbana Moms Demand Action.
They discussed ways Democrats and Republicans could come together to stop gun violence. Davis recently joined several of his colleagues in introducing the Mass Violence Prevention Act, which would work to prevent shootings like we do terrorist attacks, drug trafficking, and child exploitation. It would help enforce the laws we have and create greater coordination among various levels of law enforcement is needed. Learn more about this bill here.
Davis with Brad and Melissa, members of CU Moms Demand Action, in his Champaign.
Davis visits First-Light USA in Seymour, IL.
First-Light USA produces critical, innovative products for military personnel and civilians. The company is based in Seymour and employs many in the 13th District.
Davis meets with members of the First-Light team at their facility in Seymour, IL.
Davis is a guest speaker in Mr. Reetz's Criminal Justice class at Unity High School.
Davis spoke about the FIRST STEP Act, the first major criminal justice reform bills to be signed into law in years, to reduce recidivism rates and reform our prison system. Congress and President Trump came together to pass this bipartisan bill last year. Learn more here.
Davis discusses criminal justice reform and takes questions from students at Unity High School in Tolono, IL.
Davis speaks at the Illinois Association of USDA Field Services Agency 2019 Midwest Area Rally.
Davis spoke to USDA field services staff at their annual conference at the iHotel in Champaign about implementation of the new farm bill and other issues.
Davis speaks to a room full of USDA field services staff at the iHotel in Champaign.