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  • DeKalb Daily Chronicle: Taxpayers will get a check; small businesses get tax relief to keep employees
    Posted in Latest News on March 25, 2020 | Preview rr

    Time is of the essence, U.S. Rep. Cheri Bustos, D-Moline, said of a $2 trillion emergency bill White House and Senate leaders agreed in principle to Wednesday to help an economy affected by the coronavirus outbreak. Taxpayers will receive a $1,200 direct payment for individuals with incomes up to $75,000 per year before it's phased out and ended altogether for those earning more than $99,000 annually. Families would receive $500 more per child. Congress members across northern Illinois still wer... Read more

  • The Herald-News: Kinzinger: COVID-19 relief should help rural hospitals, combat misinformation
    Posted in Latest News on March 24, 2020 | Preview rr

    U.S. Rep. Adam Kinzinger asked Republican leadership for provisions in COVID-19 relief legislation to help rural hospitals, streamline bureaucracy to get equipment and combat misinformation campaigns about the pandemic. Kinzinger, R-Channahon, wrote a letter to House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy and Whip Steve Scalise asking for these provisions, according to a news release. "These are unprecedented times, and I remain committed to doing my part in providing much needed relief to our health ... Read more

  • WCSJ: Kinzinger Announces Congressional Art Competition for High Schoolers
    Posted in Latest News on March 19, 2020 | Preview rr

    Sixteenth District Congressman Adam Kinzinger has announced the start of the 2020 Congressional Art Competition on Wednesday. As the competition celebrates its 39th year, the Office of Kinzinger will now be accepting submissions from all high school students that live in the 16th Congressional District. In a statement, Kinzinger said each year he is amazed by the artistic talents of the young people of IL-16. He is also encouraging students to use this extra time away from classes to invest in a... Read more

  • WCSJ: Kinzinger on COVID-19: Wash Your Hands and Practice Social Distancing
    Posted in Latest News on March 17, 2020 | Preview rr

    Congressman Adam Kinzinger took to Facebook on Monday to remind the public to be mindful during the nation's fight against COVID-19. Kinzinger said the majority of Americans infected with COVID-19 will not develop critical symptoms, but could carry the disease to more vulnerable community members. Kinzinger also said the goal of the numerous closures and restrictions are an effort to "flatten the curve," which means slowing down the rate of COVID-19 infections to avoid a spike in cases that woul... Read more

  • Morris Herald-News: Kinzinger announces safety precautions for D.C. office amid COVID-19 concerns
    Posted in Latest News on March 13, 2020 | Preview rr

    On Thursday, the Office of the Sergeant at Arms announced their decision to limit access to the Capitol complex in order to protect members, staff, and visitors. As such, Republican Congressman Adam Kinzinger (IL-16) will temporarily close his Washington, D.C. office to visitors starting Friday, March 13, and allow D.C.-based staff to telecommute during this time. “As we face this record-breaking flu season and the rapidly growing concerns over the coronavirus, information is power and taking pr... Read more

  • The Ripon Advance: Kinzinger urges action on Rural Hospital Closure Relief Act
    Posted in Latest News on March 13, 2020 | Preview rr

    In the midst of a record-breaking flu season and global concerns around the COVID-19 pandemic, U.S. Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-IL) says it’s critically important for American patients to have reliable access to rural health facilities. “With over 120 closures of rural hospitals in the past decade, it’s time for us to take action and protect the critical healthcare infrastructure providing care within our rural communities,” said Rep. Kinzinger, who received the 2020 Rural Health Champion Award from ... Read more

  • WLPO: Congressman Wants Preparation And Not Panic In Responding To Virus Fears
    Posted in Latest News on March 12, 2020 | Preview rr

    Preparation, not panic, that’s the message to you from Republican Congressman Adam Kinzinger. Kinzinger says as we continue to monitor the spread of the coronavirus, information is power. He’s urging you to visit his website to learn about tools necessary to keep yourself and others safe. Kinzinger also took to Twitter to blast national media and their analysis of President Donald Trump’s message Wednesday night. The congressman mentioned CNN and Fox News in saying, “here’s an idea: let’s put th... Read more

  • WGN 9: Illinois lawmakers urge for more COVID-19 tests in the state
    Posted in Latest News on March 12, 2020 | Preview rr

    Wednesday night, President Trump proposed banning most foreign visitors from Europe, providing loans to small business and help for workers without sick pay. Lawmakers response to the president’s plan to slow the spread and ease the economic burden is falling largely along party lines. “His views on the subject appear to almost be changing by the day,” Sen. Dick Durbin said. “Initially he didn’t take it very seriously and suggested it would be gone in a few days or weeks. I think he now realizes... Read more

  • WLPO: Kinzinger Flames Pritzker, Blames Sanctuary-State Policy for Assault
    Posted in Latest News on March 11, 2020 | Preview rr

    Your congressman is flaming your governor. In a Facebook post Wednesday, Republican Adam Kinzinger lit into Democrat J.B. Pritzker, calling on the Governor to “come to his senses and immediately reverse the reckless Sanctuary State policy, before anyone else is hurt.” Kinzinger refers to last month’s alleged sexual assault of a three-year-old girl in a fast-food-restaurant bathroom. The suspect is 34-year-old Christopher Puente, a resident of Mexico, who apparently had just been released from cu... Read more

  • The Ripon Advance: Kinzinger bill would put science-based nutrition labels on consumer products
    Posted in Latest News on March 5, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Manufacturing

    U.S. Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-IL) on March 2 introduced bipartisan legislation that would require improved nutrition information be placed on consumer product labels. Rep. Kinzinger sponsored the Accurate Labels Act, H.R. 6044, with lead cosponsor U.S. Rep. Kurt Schrader (D-OR), which also would prevent companies from issuing inaccurate labels that mislead consumers and drive up prices, according to a bill summary provided by Rep. Kinzinger’s office. “I’m proud to introduce bipartisan legislation ... Read more

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