Proud of the House's work this week on several issues that touch so many lives in the 13th District. This bill funds the 'Cancer Moonshot', accelerates the development of live-saving and life-improving medical treatments, and includes monumental reforms to our mental health system. I hope the Senate will pass and the president will sign this important legislation soon.
I commend Governor Rauner and state legislators, including Chapin Rose and Bill Mitchell, for working together to pass an energy bill that will help keep DeWitt County’s largest employer open for business. Clinton Power Station is responsible for thousands of good-paying jobs and economic benefits that will stay in this community because of this legislation. This gives us ten years to develop better policies to ensure base load power stations, like Clinton, remain an integral part of our energy grid.
In addition to strengthening readiness and rebuilding our military, we're giving our troops the largest pay raise in six years. The House will vote on the NDAA tomorrow. LIKE and SHARE if you think our troops deserve a raise.