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Congress Comes Together to Fight Prescription Drug Abuse and Heroin Epidemic

U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis (R-Ill.) released this statement after the Senate passed the bipartisan, bicameral compromise to fight our nation’s prescription drug abuse and heroin epidemic. S. 524, Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act (CARA) of 2016, includes 18 bills the passed by the House earlier this year to address this epidemic. This ...

ICYMI: Davis Amendment Eliminating EPA Congressional Relations Office Adopted

U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis (R-Ill.) today announced that his amendment to prevent $4.2 million from going to the Office of Congressional Relations at the EPA was adopted plate last night and will be included in H.R. 5538, Department of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act. Davis offered his amendment in response ...

House Passes FAA Extension

U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis (R-Ill.) released the following statement after the House unanimously passed a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) extension funded through September 30, 2017. The Senate is expected to pass the measure later this week. “While I prefer a more comprehensive, longer-term bill, this extension includes measures impera...


This is great news for Springfield. Smart investments in infrastructure lead to good-paying jobs and economic development opportunities for our state and region. #IL13

I had the awesome opportunity today to learn about and witness firsthand the capabilities of the UH-72A Lakota helicopter. It was illuminating to see how the Lakota can assist in supporting our local law enforcement agencies when it comes to having the resources available in combating drug traffickers from the air. Thanks to the Illinois National Guard’s Detachment 1, Company B, 1st Battalion, 376th Aviation Regiment for briefing and showing me the capabilities of the Lakota.

I had the honor of meeting and congratulating Edwardsville High School Girls Basketball Coach Lori Blade on her induction into the Illinois Basketball Coaches Association (IBCA) Hall of Fame yesterday.