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An action step in preventing heroin use is reaching the community- reporting group discussions to forum participants
Great table discussions on the challenges faced in preventing heroin use & brainstorming solutions at today's forum
Excited to welcome all of our experts at today's Community Leadership Forum on Heroin Prevention.
Government has no business taxing the internet:
Honored to preside over the House floor today. Check out
to see the House in action.
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is the highest honor Congress bestows upon young people
Great discussing advanced manufacturing in Illinois today at @
Did you know? Jobapalooza, Lake County's largest job & resource fair for youth ages 16-21, will be held on March 6
President's Medicare Advantage cuts could increase seniors' premiums between $420-$900/year. That's not health reform
is one of the most unaccountable agencies in American history. H.R. 3193 aims to change that:
Good to hear from you! MT @
alums on the Hill. Talking tourism/JOLT Act w/@
Glad to talk about working to
, Obamacare rollout on @
Regulatory costs per household = 23.2% of national family's average income. House acted this week to
White House ACA Numbers Meant to 'Change Subject' @
Using the strong arm of the IRS to harass private citizens exercising First Amendment rights is beyond reprehensible.
Key bills passed today protect Americans victimized by disturbing government abuse--IRS' chilling of free speech & eminent domain practices
Great news on a key cross-country neutrino experiment. RT @
: Our last block went into position at 4:55pm central! Another milestone.
: There have been more than 94,000 comments on new IRS political-speech rule, majority negative.
Correct Newsmax TV link here:
Getting ready to talk about middle class Americans losing coverage under Obamacare on @
Hi, good hearing from you. Would you be able to call Kate Disbrow in my office so we can connect? 202-225-2976
will also play vital roles in the new IL-based manufacturing lab
IRS shouldn't ask Americans about their religious or political beliefs. House preventing that today:
LIVE HEARING STARTS NOW-->Allegations of Improper Lobbying at @
Pleased the House voted to
at the IRS today.
Thrilled about the new @
which will help Illinois' manufacturing base innovate & hire more workers.
Great example of an educator implementing technology in the classroom to train the next generation of innovators
The administration's own CMS admitted that health premiums for 11 million will rise. We must pursue alternatives to help the middle class.
: Welcome Congressman Randy Hultgren (IL-14) to @
Honorary Congressional Host Committee!
This week, the House will tackle govt abuse in its many forms. Here's the legislative docket so far:
President is dropping moves to tackle mandatory spending in his latest budget plan, something he included last year.
Fact check: Claim that 7 million got healthcare access 'for the first time’ via Medicaid expansion gets 4 pinocchios
Nation’s biggest teachers union slams ‘botched’ Common Core implementation
Those in @
, be prepared as coming 'powerhouse storm' could cause flooding:
7 Instances of Wasteful Spending in the Stimulus Package
Honoring an Illinois researcher who gave us the web browser
Have you received my latest e-newsletter on the Common Core? If not, sign up under "Email updates" to get the latest
: Where offbeat science is good science: my op-ed w/ @
Mr. President, "just part of growing up" is working WITH Congress, not passing executive orders to work around it.
A big congratulations for the big strides made by the got robot? 4-H robotics team this year. More:
Great story on College of Lake County’s STEM Day for Girls. Let's encourage all students to branch out into STEM.
Sometimes offbeat science is the best science. MT @
: Tomorrow we name first 2014
Want more info on the Common Core? Here's a good primer video and research from @
ICYMI, I co-sponsored a H. Res. to denounce govt. for coercing states into the Common Core. Watch:
For Many, Few Health-Plan Choices, High Premiums on Online Exchanges
WATCH: Why we must protect local control over education from Common Core coercion.
How well do you know America’s 16th President? Try your brain at some trivia in celebration of his 205th birthday
Great talking with you! MT @
shared his thoughts on the
is skilled at satire, losing insurance/doctor is no laughing matter for middle class Illinoisans:
How does this winter compare to past cold ones? Here's a chart with historical data:
Batavia's John Carr is a true example of service to the community. Congrats on being named Jan. Veteran of the Month!
ICYMI, here's the story from last weekend. Stopping trafficking can unite Dems, GOP, liberals & conservatives.
Guess how many times the President has delayed parts of Obamacare? Answer here:
Naperville Chamber supports Save American Workers Act to undue negative effects of Obamacare on hiring. More:
IL State's Attorneys from Kane, Lake & other counties shared their insights w/me today, including drug enforcement
A more predictable and transparent monetary policy will provide more economic certainty for job creators, investors and workers.
can best help the economy and the American people by adopting a more predictable rules-based monetary policy.
We'll be hearing from new Fed Chair Janet Yellen today at @
on her monetary policy vision. Watch:
The 14th District is sadly not immune: "Johnsburg man among 11 arrested during undercover sex trafficking operation"
Who loses out in this political game of piecemeal delays by the administration? The middle class.
Thanks for having me! RT @
talks about the Save American Workers Act
Chance to show art & science creativity! RT @
holds competition for high school students:
Congrats to Oswego Police Chief Dwight Baird, named 2014 IL Police Chief of the Year
Kids learned about cryogenics, dark matter at @
Family Open House
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We need more co-sponsors of H.Con.Res.66, urging that children trafficked in the U.S be treated as victims of crime, not as perpetrators.
Proud co-sponsor of H.R. 3344, requiring U.S. to incorporate anti-trafficking/slavery priorities into foreign assistance.
Looking forward to joining @
soon to talk about human trafficking and what we can do to stop it:
New report: Small biz healthcare costs doubled under the President, thus 34% held off hiring,12% laid off employees
My op-ed: Human trafficking is commonly dismissed as a global problem, but it's happening in our own backyard:
"Govt subsidies that persuade people to be less productive are not healthy for the nation. They're also costly"
Looking forward to it. RT @
: Our View: Trafficking event worthy:
ICYMI, my op-ed today in @
on human trafficking in our own backyard
WATCH: Honored to preside over the House for legislative business today:
Be alert: McHenry Co. Sheriff's Office Warns of Tax Scam
Route 31 is open again in @
but be careful of hazardous roads:
We cannot sit by as millions stay trapped by the horrific human trafficking industry. We'll discuss more Saturday.
High cost of Common Core has states rethinking the national education standards
Report: Left-leaning Brookings Institution shows Obamacare will cut most Americans' incomes--including middle class
A winter weather advisory has been issued for Kane, Lake, DeKalb and DuPage Counties starting at 6 pm tonight.
Sadly, human trafficking still an issue at the Super Bowl. Fortunately, FBI helped rescue kids as young as 13:
Stopping 30 hr rule is a chance to help Americans whose hours & wages are being cut & aren’t even sure if they can buy groceries
Looking forward to working together in 2014! RT @
: Good meeting w @
on ways to advance the Congressional Friends of...
CBO confirms: Obamacare is slowing growth, contributing to job losses
I co-sponsored the Save American Workers Act to get part-time employees like teachers’ aides, hotel workers back to a fuller work week.
Obamacare threatens part-time employees’ hours & pay. HR 2575 would repeal the “full time” definition & restore those hours.
Memo, written testimony & live stream of today’s Housing & Insurance hearing on @
: Good morning! Here's the floor schedule for the week:
More reasons @
has increased oversight:
can’t handle appeals of enrollment errors
Interesting story on the trainer of Woodstock Willie, a descendant of the “Groundhog Day" star (filmed in Woodstock)
'Groundhog Day' screenwriter returns to Woodstock, IL:
Woodstock students are doing great work using engineering to assist students with disabilities:
Congrats to @
, named a top 150 community college! Training next gen. of middle- & high-skilled workers.
Super Bowl weekend has a dark underside. We must be aware of human trafficking in our own backyard.
I commend my colleague @
for his leadership in passing the 5-year farm bill.
"I'd like to share a more hopeful, Republican vision — one that empowers you, not the government"
Inspiring story of Harvard, IL man who pursued the American Dream & then devoted himself to the community.
Local legislators react to State of the Union address
Tune into @
today for my thoughts on the
WATCH: I'm honored to be presiding over the House as it finishes up its D.C. work week:
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