Rodney L. Davis

Rodney L. Davis

ILLINOIS' 13th DISTRICT

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Davis Speaks in Support of 'Phase Three' to Fight Coronavirus

2020-03-27 14:50:06


Davis Discusses Impact of COVID-19 on College Students

2020-03-24 20:08:50


Davis Works to Alleviate Personal Protective Equipment Strains for Illinois Hospitals

2020-03-21 16:04:36


Public Service Announcement COVID-19

2020-03-13 16:38:39


Davis Congratulates Teresa Haley on Winning National NAACP Award

2020-02-28 18:01:44


Davis Honors Award-Winning Educator, Filmmaker, Composer, & Author from Taylorville

2020-02-19 16:39:31


Davis Honors Life & Service of Reverend Ottis Livingston

2020-02-19 16:18:30


Davis and Max Schachter Promote School Safety

2020-02-14 20:40:10


Davis Honors Life & Service of Frank & Cinda Edwards on House Floor

2020-02-07 17:24:56


Davis and Satch Pecori Highlight 1908 Race Riot Site at Transportation Hearing

2020-02-06 22:47:07


Davis Votes to Increase Competitiveness of the Postal Service

2020-02-05 21:50:24


Davis Honors the Sorrells of Raymond

2020-01-30 18:32:26


Davis Honors Life of Brian Kelly

2020-01-30 17:44:00


Davis Honors Life of Frank Mitchell

2020-01-16 20:47:50


Davis Amendment Passes As Part of Protecting Older Workers Against Discrimination Act

2020-01-15 22:25:59


Christian County Clerk Gives Unique Perspective at Election Security Hearing

2020-01-10 02:51:12


Davis Calls on Speaker Pelosi to Immediately Send Articles of Impeachment to Senate

2020-01-08 16:43:36


Davis Congratulates St. Teresa on First State Volleyball Championship

2019-12-17 15:17:56


Davis Remembers Devastating Taylorville Tornado One Year Later

2019-12-05 13:52:22


Davis Congratulates Central A&M High School Football Team

2019-12-04 22:29:46


Contact Information

1740 Longworth HOB
Washington, DC 20515
Phone 202-225-2371
rodneydavis.house.gov

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.


Serving With

Mike Bost

ILLINOIS' 12th DISTRICT

John Shimkus

ILLINOIS' 15th DISTRICT

Adam Kinzinger

ILLINOIS' 16th DISTRICT

Darin LaHood

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