Rodney Davis

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Rep. Rodney Davis Remembers the Life of Mike DeMichael of Taylorville

2021-09-08 19:22:40

Rep. Rodney Davis Discusses Questions Concerning Speaker Pelosi’s Role in Capitol Security Posture

2021-07-27 14:49:52

Rep. Rodney Davis Speaks On Speaker Pelosi Playing Politics with the Select Committee on January 6

2021-07-21 18:38:02

Rep. Davis Honors the Life of Grace Herschelman of Hillsboro

2021-07-09 02:07:20

Rep. Davis Congratulates Mark Butcher on His Retirement After 30 Years of Teaching

2021-06-23 17:34:36

Rep. Davis Speaks Against the Majority’s "My Way or the Highway" Bill in Rules Committee

2021-06-28 21:59:50

Davis Recognizes Retiring Illinois State University President Larry Dietz

2021-05-18 19:24:10

Rep. Davis Honors the Life of Champaign Police Department Officer Chris Oberheim of Monticello

2021-06-23 17:30:38

Rep. Davis Opening Remarks of Highway Bill Markup

2021-06-09 20:02:28

Rep. Davis Discusses His Amendment to Speed Up Infrastructure Projects During Highway Bill Markup

2021-06-09 20:07:17

Rep. Davis Speaks In Support of Amendment to Bar Federal Funds to Govt. Units That Defund the Police

2021-06-10 01:33:41

Rep. Davis on Preventing the Use of Chinese Rare Earth Metals in Electric Vehicle Infrastructure

2021-06-10 15:38:47

Rep. Davis On Enacting Buy America Requirements for Federally-Funded Transit Agencies

2021-06-10 15:52:53

U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis' COVID-19 Vaccine Tele-Town Hall

2021-05-26 21:25:10

US Rep. Rodney Davis Encourages Residents to Get the COVID-19 Vaccine in McLean Co. Health Dept. PSA

2021-04-13 14:21:56

Rep. Davis Remembers the Life of His Uncle, Jerry Clark of Des Moines

2021-05-18 19:21:33

Rep. Davis Remembers the Life of Mary Alice Workman of Assumption

2021-05-18 19:30:17

Rep. Davis Remembers the Life of Former Bloomington Mayor, McLean Co. Board Member Richard Buchanan

2021-04-14 15:17:11

Rep. Rodney Davis Remembers the Life of David Pickett

2021-02-04 16:59:18

Rep. Rodney Davis Honors Living Legend and WWII Army Veteran Vincent Speranza of Sangamon County

2021-03-17 15:47:38

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2079 Rayburn HOB
Washington, DC 20515
Phone 202-225-2371

Rodney Davis is currently serving his fourth term in Congress serving the 13th District of Illinois, a 14-county district covering both urban and rural areas of Central and Southwestern Illinois.

For the 116th Congress, Rodney serves on the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee and is Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Highways and Transit, which is the largest subcommittee in Congress and will be a key player in any infrastructure bill Congress passes. Additionally, he is the Ranking Member of the Committee on House Administration – a committee responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations of the House and federal elections. Rodney is also serving his fourth term on the Committee on Agriculture where he continues to focus on issues important to Illinois farmers and helping people get out of poverty and into a good-paying job.

Serving on both the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee and the Committee on Agriculture since coming to Congress has allowed Rodney to be a leader on issues essential to commerce in Illinois. He has played an integral role in long-term reauthorizations to upgrade our waterway, highway, railway, and aviation systems. Additionally, his leadership on two Farm Bill Conference Committees has helped produce farm bills that provide certainty to our farmers, protect crop insurance, strengthen agricultural research, and improve protections for organic products.

During his time in Congress, Rodney has established himself as an effective lawmaker who is able to work with his colleagues on both sides of the aisle to pass legislation. He has fought to ensure priorities of the 13th District are represented in Washington.

In 2018, Rodney successfully passed legislation reforming the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) disaster declaration process to help level the playing field for rural communities in Illinois. His legislation, which was signed into law in October 2018, requires FEMA to place greater consideration on the localized impact of a natural disaster. This is a major issue for smaller communities throughout the 13th District.

Rodney has demonstrated his ability to lead even in a divided government. The Hire More Heroes Act, his bill to help small businesses hire more of our nation’s veterans by changing Obamacare, overwhelmingly passed the House with more than 400 supporting votes and was signed into law in July 2015. This is one of the only legislative changes to Obamacare to be signed into law.

On June 14, 2017, Rodney was one of several Republicans who were attacked by a gunman while practicing for the Congressional Baseball Game at a baseball field in Alexandria, Virginia. Congressman Steve Scalise and several other teammates were injured, but due to the heroic actions of Capitol Police Officers David Bailey and Crystal Griner and the Alexandria Police Department, there were no fatalities. Following the shooting, Rodney has made it his mission to promote more civility in politics. He’s an active member of the bipartisan Civility Caucus and the Congressional Study Group on American Democracy and Civics which focuses on promoting civility in politics to young voters.

Prior to being elected, Rodney served as Projects Director for Congressman John Shimkus (IL-15) for 16 years helping Illinois citizens and communities cut through government red tape and secure federal funding. Rodney resides in Taylorville with his wife, Shannon, and their three children, Toryn, Clark, and Griffin.

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