Davis http://peoriapublicradio.org en Congressman Davis weighs-in on prisoner swap http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/congressman-davis-weighs-prisoner-swap <div>Some lawmakers are criticizing the Obama administration for the recent prisoner swap that freed Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl. But—Illinois Congressman, Rodney Davis supports the decision. IPR’s Bria Purdiman reports:</div><p> Wed, 04 Jun 2014 21:07:26 +0000 Bria Purdiman 24394 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Congressman Davis weighs-in on prisoner swap IL lawmaker supports term limits http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/il-lawmaker-supports-term-limits <div>Calls to institute term limits in Illinois have gained traction in the race for governor, helped along by a well-funded campaign that seeks to limit how long politicians can serve in the state legislature. A freshman Congressman says he supports the effort, but only to a degree. &nbsp;&nbsp;</div><div> Mon, 10 Mar 2014 22:00:10 +0000 Hannah Meisel 20034 at http://peoriapublicradio.org IL lawmaker supports term limits Congressman Davis defends vote to reopen government http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/congressman-davis-defends-vote-reopen-government <p></p><div>13th District Congressman Rodney Davis doesn’t believe he abandoned his principles by voting to reopen the government. &nbsp;The Taylorville Republican says he didn’t get all the victories he wanted out of the measure approved late Wednesday. But he says there were some, including a change in the Affordable Care Act that requires verification of income.&nbsp;</div><p> Fri, 18 Oct 2013 02:08:46 +0000 Jeff Bossert 13572 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Congressman Davis defends vote to reopen government Congressional pay questions during government shutdown http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/congressional-pay-questions-during-government-shutdown <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A couple of Central Illinois Congressmen says they&rsquo;re voluntarily going without pay during the government shutdown. 13th District Republican Rodney Davis says he will forgo pay until the shutdown is resolved. &nbsp;18th District Republican Aaron Schock&rsquo;s office says he will also reject pay as long as the shutdown continues.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Tue, 01 Oct 2013 21:58:00 +0000 Alex Rusciano 12778 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Congressional pay questions during government shutdown Davis reacts to Farm Bill’s failure http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/davis-reacts-farm-bill-s-failure-0 <p></p><div>Thursday’s failure of the farm bill in the U.S. House of Representatives came as a surprise. The measure made significant cuts to the food-stamp program. But it was not enough for some Republicans, and too much for some Democrats.</div><p> Fri, 21 Jun 2013 21:55:46 +0000 Alex Rusciano 7735 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Davis reacts to Farm Bill’s failure Congressman says Pat Brady should serve out term http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/congressman-says-pat-brady-should-serve-out-term <p></p><div>&nbsp;&nbsp;A Republican Congressman says he believes his party's chairman should be allowed to complete his term, after taking a controversial stance earlier this year. &nbsp;High-level Republicans unsuccessfully tried to overthrow State Party Chairman Pat Brady after he announced his support for same-sex marriage.&nbsp;</div><div>Congresssman Rodney Davis of Taylorville stands by Brady, saying he did a “good job” bringing the GOP together during the 2012 election season. &nbsp;Instead of focusing on inner-party politics, Davis says Republicans should focus on solving the problems that plague Illinois.</div><p> Tue, 26 Mar 2013 19:16:35 +0000 Alex Rusciano 3043 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Congressman says Pat Brady should serve out term Congressman says Pat Brady should serve out term http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/congressman-says-pat-brady-should-serve-out-term-0 <p></p><div>&nbsp;&nbsp;A Republican Congressman says he believes his party's chairman should be allowed to complete his term, after taking a controversial stance earlier this year. &nbsp;High-level Republicans unsuccessfully tried to overthrow State Party Chairman Pat Brady after he announced his support for same-sex marriage.&nbsp;</div><div>Congresssman Rodney Davis of Taylorville stands by Brady, saying he did a “good job” bringing the GOP together during the 2012 election season. &nbsp;Instead of focusing on inner-party politics, Davis says Republicans should focus on solving the problems that plague Illinois.</div><p> Tue, 26 Mar 2013 19:16:35 +0000 Alex Rusciano 3044 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Congressman says Pat Brady should serve out term