Belleville News Democrat
Politics Notebook: Small business group backs Bost
Bost announced the endorsement Thursday afternoon in Belleville at Frerichs Freight Lines Inc., a family owned business started in 1949.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Davis Talks Business
Brick-and-mortar retailers would love for sales tax to apply to everything sold online.U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis , addressing about a dozen small businesspeople in Springfield, said it's only fair, and provided an example: a birthday gift for Mrs. Rodney Davis.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
Tom Kacich: Meager amounts from local donors to Davis, Callis
U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis' fundraising haul from Champaign County in the last quarter - $4,800 - was pretty meager.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
U.S. Rep. Davis: Diplomacy First in Middle East, Ukraine
An Illinois congressman wants to promote peace in the Middle East, and he wants the U.S. to be involved in the Ukraine only if any Americans are among the victims of the missile attack on a Malaysian commercial airplane.
Pelosi's bold prediction likely wrong
Nancy Pelosi is saying Democrats will win back the House, again. But history and math say she will be proven wrong.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Belleville News Democrat
'Modern-day slavery': Human trafficking for labor and sex is local issue
It was a Chinese buffet restaurant in southeast Missouri, and from the outside, no one would know there was anything illegal or wrong about it.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Conaway helps friends in Ag bid
Mike Conaway has quietly emerged as a Republican rainmaker, building some major political capital in advance of his likely run for chairman of the House Agriculture Committee in the next Congress.
Whole Child Resolution (H. Res. 658) Introduced in U.S. House of Representatives
ASCD, a global community dedicated to excellence in learning, teaching, and leading, is pleased to announce that Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici and Congressman Rodney Davis introduced a bipartisan resolution, H. Res.
SNA gears up for reauthorization fight - House bill would extend grazing permits
SNA GEARS UP FOR REAUTHORIZATION FIGHT: The School Nutrition Association is rallying its members and readying its war chest for an escalation of the school nutrition fight.
Tom Kacich: PACs prominent in Davis campaign fund
U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis, R-Taylorville, continues to rely more on political action committees than individual donors to finance his election campaign, his latest disclosure report shows.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
The Capitol Fax Blog
Today's number: $750,000
Rauner's camp reported receiving $853,450 in donations of $1,000 or more from July 3 to July 9 from 126 contributors, the reports showed, with the largest a $250,000 check from the Illinois Manufacturers Association.
Sat Jul 12, 2014
Aquifer meeting stresses public participation
The focus turned to public participation on Saturday as local officials once again gathered to discuss remedies for a chemical landfill in DeWitt County, which they think threatens the natural resource on which it sits.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
Davis has $1.3 million in campaign warchest
U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis of Taylorville raised more than $550,000 in the recently ended second quarter and has more than $1.3 million on hand, according to figures supplied by his campaign.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
Freshman Republican Raises $550,000 in Second Quarter
Illinois Rep. Rodney Davis raised more than $550,000 in the second quarter, according to numbers provided first to CQ Roll Call.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
Davis Defends Chief of Staff Choice
U. S. Rep. Rodney Davis is defending his choice of a chief of staff: a former co-worker who, in the interim, lobbied for Monsanto and Land O'Lakes.
Study: Incumbency a $500,000 Advantage for Campaigns
When election time rolls around, it pays to be an incumbent to the tune of about $500,000.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
KSDK-TV Saint Louis
Towns brace for Mississippi River flooding
River cities like Grafton have a well-practiced plan in place, because residents and businesses say they understand the river carries both the power destroy, and the power to provide.
Mon Jun 30, 2014
Third-party Congress candidate's petitions challenged
Hours before a deadline would have passed that would have kept him on the ballot, third-party congressional candidate Josh Dill's candidate petitions were challenged Monday by an Edwardsville attorney who is the former chairman of the Madison County Republican Party.
Fri Jun 27, 2014
Former Rep. Davis considers Montgomery mayor race
Former U.S Rep. Arthur Davis is considering a move back to his hometown of Montgomery and possibly a run for mayor in 2015.