Congressman Aaron Schock http://peoriapublicradio.org en Washington Mayor to attend State of the Union address http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/washington-mayor-attend-state-union-address <div>The mayor of one of the hardest-hit communities during the November tornadoes is headed to the nation’s capital. U.S. Senator Mark Kirk invited Washington Mayor Gary Manier to attend next week’s State of the Union address. Manier says Kirk toured the damage shortly after the destructive storm destroyed hundreds of homes.</div><div> Wed, 22 Jan 2014 21:33:00 +0000 Denise Molina 17895 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Washington Mayor to attend State of the Union address Congressman Schock to attend Mandela memorial service http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/congressman-schock-attend-mandela-memorial-service <div>Peoria Congressman Aaron Schock is leading the congressional delegation traveling to South Africa to attend memorial services for Nelson Mandela. The delegation will join other elected officials and the South African people as they honor the life of President Mandela. Schock says he’s humbled to be leading his colleagues in tribute to the former South African President. He says he’s always had great respect for Mandela and the sacrifices he made for the people for South Africa.</div><div> Mon, 09 Dec 2013 13:07:15 +0000 Denise Molina 16042 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Congressman Schock to attend Mandela memorial service Schock on Affordable Care Act http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/schock-affordable-care-act <div>Peoria Congressman Aaron Schock says the U.S. House wants to make good on President Obama’s promise that people can keep the health insurance coverage they like. This comes after millions of Americans will reportedly lose their health coverage following the implementation of the Affordable Care Act.</div><div> Tue, 12 Nov 2013 21:09:28 +0000 Denise Molina 14808 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Schock on Affordable Care Act Cat gets recognition for Hurricane Sandy clean up efforts http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/cat-gets-recognition-hurricane-sandy-clean-efforts <div>Caterpillar has won a national award for its efforts during the Hurricane Sandy recovery. &nbsp;Congressman Aaron Schock announced that that company received the honor from the Defense Logistics Agency. &nbsp;Cat received the award for providing generators and accessories during the relief efforts.&nbsp;</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div>&nbsp;</div> Wed, 30 Oct 2013 15:12:37 +0000 Alex Rusciano 14159 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Cat gets recognition for Hurricane Sandy clean up efforts Schock Takes Criticism http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/schock-takes-criticism <p>A conservative group is criticizing Illinois congressman Aaron Schock for his vote to end the government shutdown and extend the treasury’s borrowing authority. Even so, it does not appear he will be challenged in next year’s primary. Illinois Public Radio’s Scott Stuntz reports.</p> Fri, 18 Oct 2013 20:21:32 +0000 Daryl Scott 13623 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Schock Takes Criticism Peoria veteran gets long awaited medals http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/peoria-veteran-gets-long-awaited-medals <div>A retired U.S. Air Force veteran was finally recognized for his part in a classified mission that took place more than three decades ago. Congressman Aaron Schock&nbsp;presented an Air Force Longevity Service Ribbon, Air Force Good Conduct Medal, and Humanitarian Service Medal to 54-year old Benny Percy.</div><div> Mon, 23 Sep 2013 19:38:22 +0000 Denise Molina 12351 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Peoria veteran gets long awaited medals Protesters against federal sequester speak out http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/protesters-against-federal-sequester-speak-out <div><span style="line-height: 1.5;">About 20 people protested against the federal sequester outside Congressman Aaron </span>Schock’s<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> office Wednesday.</span></div><p> Wed, 14 Aug 2013 22:18:27 +0000 Orko Manna 10433 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Protesters against federal sequester speak out Seniors deliver petition to Schock http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/seniors-deliver-petition-schock <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">More than a dozen seniors rallied outside Congressman Aaron </span>Schock’s<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> office in hopes of urging him to improve his voting record on senior issues. The Alliance for Retired Americans delivered petitions to the Republican’s office calling on </span>Schock<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> to oppose proposals that would change the way cost of living adjustments are calculated for veterans and social security benefits.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Mon, 03 Jun 2013 18:10:42 +0000 Denise Molina 6682 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Seniors deliver petition to Schock Schock will not run for governor http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/schock-will-not-run-governor <p></p><div>U.S. Congressman Aaron Schock will not be among the Republican candidates running for governor next year. &nbsp;The 18th District Representative says he can do more for his constituents by seeking re-election. &nbsp;Schock’s name was floated as a possible contender in recent months for the state’s top post. &nbsp;He’s been a Congressman since 2009 and is a member of the influential Ways and Means Committee. &nbsp;</div><div>&nbsp;</div> Fri, 26 Apr 2013 10:53:35 +0000 Denise Molina 4606 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Schock will not run for governor Out and About - April 12th, 2013 http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/out-and-about-april-12th-2013 <P><SPAN class=userContent>Congressman Aaron Schock joins us this week to talk about the 32nd Annual Congressional Art Show and Competition. The show includes works of art submitted by young artists from across the 18th Congressional District; one of the pieces will be displayed in the U. S. Capitol for the next. The show opens with a reception tomorrow&nbsp;at 10:00 AM. Schock will deliver remarks and announce this year’s winner at 11:00 AM.</SPAN></P> <P><SPAN class=userContent>&nbsp;&nbsp;</SPAN></P> <P></P> Fri, 12 Apr 2013 17:00:00 +0000 Nathan Irwin 3904 at http://peoriapublicradio.org