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  • The Ripon Advance: Kinzinger’s bill would drive down drug prices, increase use of biosimilar drugs
    Posted in Latest News on April 27, 2021 | Preview rr

    U.S. Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-IL) recently introduced legislation to increase reimbursements for biosimilar drugs so that more doctors prescribe them and cost-sharing for patients is decreased. “One of the most consistent issues I hear about from my constituents is the rising cost of prescription drugs, and the impact those costs have on them and their family,” Rep. Kinzinger said on April 23. “We have a duty to ensure patients are receiving the most affordable option available and that our polici... Read more

  • Ottawa Times: Kinzinger: ‘We need to have a diverse source of clean energy’
    Posted in Latest News on April 25, 2021 | Preview rr

    U.S. Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-Channahon) and Abigail Spanberger (D-Virginia) introduced the Energy Resource Governance Initiative Act of 2021, which would formalize the State Department’s role to develop clean and secure supply chains of critical minerals. By doing so, the United States and its allies would be better positioned to meet the increased demand for clean energy technologies. “As we look for ways to better lower our carbon footprint and global emissions, one thing remains clear: we need... Read more

  • WIFR: Kinzinger introduces bill to lower drug costs for patients
    Posted in Latest News on April 23, 2021 | Preview rr

    ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) - Congressmen Adam Kinzinger (IL-16) introduced H.R. 2815, the Bolstering Innovative Options to Save Immediately on Medicines Act. Kinzinger claims this bill would increase reimbursements for biosimilar drugs, boosting their utilization by doctors and result in lower cost-sharing for patients. “One of the most consistent issues I hear about from my constituents is the rising cost of prescription drugs, and the impact those costs have on them and their family. We have a duty... Read more

  • The Ripon Advance: Kinzinger sponsors bipartisan bill aimed at getting national debt under control
    Posted in Latest News on April 20, 2021 | Preview rr

    U.S. Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-IL) on April 16 sponsored a bipartisan resolution that would establish a bipartisan, bicameral National Committee on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform tasked with reducing the federal deficit over a 10-year period by $3.25 trillion. “Enacting this commonsense legislation will ensure that we can save vital safety programs like Social Security for generations to come,” Rep. Kinzinger said. “I look forward to working on getting our debt under control.” The joint committee... Read more

  • The Hill: House passes legislation to elevate cybersecurity at the State Department
    Posted in Latest News on April 20, 2021 | Preview rr

    The House on Tuesday approved bipartisan legislation aimed at elevating cybersecurity at the State Department through prioritizing and reorganizing a key department on the heels of multiple major foreign cyberattacks against the United States. The Cyber Diplomacy Act would require the State Department to open a Bureau of International Cyberspace Policy, and the head of the bureau would be appointed by the president and given the rank of ambassador, reporting directly to either the secretary of S... Read more

  • USA Today: Kinzinger says fellow Republicans who join America First caucus should lose committees
    Posted in Latest News on April 18, 2021 | Preview rr

    Rep. Adam Kinzinger, R-Ill., said GOP lawmakers who plan on joining the America First Caucus should be removed from their committee assignments. A document about the America First Caucus described it as championing “Anglo-Saxon political traditions” and warning that mass immigration puts the “unique identity” of the USA at risk. The Associated Press obtained a copy of the paper, which was first reported by Punchbowl News, which covers Capitol Hill. “I believe anyone that joins this caucus should... Read more

  • WCMY: Kinzinger bill would extend canal National Heritage Area
    Posted in Latest News on April 18, 2021 | Preview rr

    Cong. Adam Kinzinger wants to give the Illinois and Michigan Canal National Heritage Area another 15 years. Its authorization will expire later this year. Kinzinger has introduced a bill to extend it to 2036. The federal recognition can help the area get federal funding to enhance it as a tourist attraction and support economic development along it. It also provides a format in which to accomplish historic preservation goals. Kinzinger’s office says since 2008, the canal has attracted more than ... Read more

  • Morris Herald-News: Kinzinger introduces legislation to extend I&M Canal Heritage Area
    Posted in Latest News on April 15, 2021 | Preview rr

    Last week, Congressman Adam Kinzinger (IL-16) introduced H.R. 2412, which would extend the authorization period of the Illinois and Michigan Canal National Heritage Area (IMCNHA) – located in Illinois’ 16th Congressional District – through 2036. Since 2008, the IMCNHA has welcomed over 600,000 visitors and created an estimated $52 million in economic development in IL-16. On introducing this legislation, Congressman Kinzinger released the following statement: “The Illinois and Michigan Canal Nat... Read more

  • Newsweek: Adam Kinzinger Warns Fear and Conspiracies Might Get Votes but Is 'Destructive to Democracy'
    Posted in Latest News on April 6, 2021 | Preview rr

    Congressman Adam Kinzinger discouraged the use of fear and conspiracy in politics in a Twitter thread posted on his personal account Monday evening, saying both are destructive to democracy. The Illinois Republican has been in the spotlight for much of this year due to his criticisms of former President Donald Trump following the violent riot at the U.S. Capitol on January 6. Kinzinger was the first Republican in Congress to call for Trump's removal from office through the 25th Amendment the day... Read more

  • Washington Examiner: Lawmakers share support for police officers injured in Capitol attack
    Posted in Latest News on April 2, 2021 | Preview rr

    Lawmakers expressed their well-wishes for the officers reported to be killed or injured in an afternoon attack at the U.S. Capitol on Friday. The Capitol went into lockdown after a vehicle-ramming incident, which reportedly left one Capitol Police officer dead. A mob stormed the Capitol building on Jan. 6 to protest Congress certifying an electoral victory for President Joe Biden. The riot left five people dead. Members are still gathering information on what happened, said Senate Minority Leade... Read more

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