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  • WCSJ: Kinzinger Touts the Great American Outdoors Act
    Posted in Latest News on August 3, 2020 | Preview rr

    Congressman Adam Kinzger is touting a new bipartisan conservation bill that is expected to be signed into law by President Trump. The Great American Outdoors Act (H.R. 1957) provides permanent, full funding for the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) and establishes the National Parks and Public Land Legacy Restoration Fund. The LWCF has been around since 1965 and members of congress call it their most successful conservation program. Until 2019, the fund was financed through royalties from ... Read more

  • ABC7: Illinois lawmakers demand transparency regarding COVID-19 relief funds
    Posted in Latest News on August 1, 2020 | Preview rr

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WICS/WRSP) — Illinois Republican lawmakers are calling for transparency regarding the state's use of federal COVID-19 relief funding. These lawmakers include U.S. Reps. Darin LaHood, John Shimkus, Adam Kinzinger, Rodney Davis, and Mike Bost. The group said Gov. JB Pritzker failed to utilize funding already allocated by Congress in multiple COVID-19 relief packages. They also said Pritzker did not disclose information regarding how smaller, rural municipalities can receive this... Read more

  • WCSJ: Kinzinger: Illinois Won't Receive Federal Bail Out
    Posted in Latest News on July 27, 2020 | Preview rr

    Americans could be getting another stimulus check and Illinois won’t be bailed out by the federal government. That’s according to 16th District Congressman Adam Kinzinger who spoke during a webinar hosted by the Grundy Economic Development Council nearly two weeks ago. Kinzinger was asked how does the federal government get the money back from the stimulus checks that went out to people no longer living. Kinzinger was also asked if local governments would receive addition relief. The full articl... Read more

  • Bloomberg: House Presses Trump to Sanction Turkey Over Russian Missiles
    Posted in Latest News on July 25, 2020 | Preview rr

    U.S. President Donald Trump would be forced to impose sanctions on Turkey over its purchase of a Russian missile defense system under bipartisan legislation approved in the House of Representatives. The measure was included as part of the annual defense-policy bill for the 2021 fiscal year passed in the House on Tuesday. It would make Turkey’s purchase and acceptance of the Russian S-400 missile defense system an “explicitly sanctionable offense,” the provision’s author, Illinois Republican Adam... Read more

  • The Ripon Advance: Kinzinger’s bipartisan bill would place sanctions on Turkey for Russian arms deal
    Posted in Latest News on July 23, 2020 | Preview rr

    U.S. Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-IL) on July 16 introduced the bipartisan Countering Russia’s Export of Arms Act to punish Turkey for making an arms deal with Russia. “The NATO alliance is critically important to the United States and our allies, but in order to keep it a strong partnership, our NATO members must uphold the principles, duties and obligations of our alliance,” Rep. Kinzinger said. “Turkey has continued to make questionable decisions that do not reflect leadership of a NATO nation.” In... Read more

  • The Herald-News: Kinzinger backs bill aiming to address passport backlog during pandemic
    Posted in Latest News on July 21, 2020 | Preview rr

    U.S. Rep. Adam Kinzinger is supporting a bill aiming to address the backlog of passport processing created by the COVID-19 pandemic. Kinzinger, R-Channahon, joined a number of his congressional colleagues in backing the Passport Backlog Elimination Act last week, according to a news release. The legislation would require the State Department to submit a plan to Congress to eliminate the backlog and require an audit by the inspector general. Supporters of the legislation decried the backlog of ab... Read more

  • The Ripon Advance: Kinzinger’s bipartisan bill streamlines path to U.S. for certain Hong Kong residents
    Posted in Latest News on July 7, 2020 | Preview rr

    U.S. Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-IL) recently introduced a bipartisan bill that would provide a fast path to the United States for Hong Kong’s entrepreneurs, scientists and academics who want to escape oppression in their country from the Chinese Communist Party (CCP). “Throughout history, from Iran to the Soviet Union, the United States has looked out for persecuted populations looking for basic human freedoms,” Rep. Kinzinger said on July 2. “With the recently enacted National Security Law in Hong ... Read more

  • WIFR: Kinzinger staying cautious while Illinois reopens
    Posted in Latest News on July 6, 2020 | Preview rr

    ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) - 16th District Representative, Adam Kinzinger, paid a visit to Northern Illinois Food Bank to see how the community market has been adjusting to the changes caused by the novel Coronavirus disease. Kinzinger has been an advocate for reopening businesses in phases three and four of Governor Pritzker’s Restore Illinois plan. He says he is happy to see events like the Northern Illinois Food Bank in action, but also advises caution as the state begins its lengthy recovery proc... Read more

  • BCR News: Congressman Adam Kinzinger said President Trump wasn't briefed about Russian bounties
    Posted in Latest News on July 2, 2020 | Preview rr

    U.S. Rep. Adam Kinzinger said in an interview with CNN on Monday that President Donald Trump wasn't briefed regarding allegations Russia secretly offered bounties to Taliban-linked militants for killing American troops in Afghanistan. Kinzinger, R-Channahon, was one of eight Republican congressmen briefed on this intelligence Monday. Kinzinger said in a press statement issued Monday there is an ongoing review to determine the accuracy of media reports. The intelligence assessments came amid Trum... Read more

  • Crain's Chicago Business: Key Republican here says intelligence not clear on Russia bounty
    Posted in Latest News on July 1, 2020 | Preview rr

    The Illinois Republican at the center of the debate over President Donald Trump’s handling of charges Russia put a bounty on U.S. troops in Afghanistan says the intelligence reports are “probably accurate.” At the same time, U.S. Rep. Adam Kinzinger says it’s quite believable that Trump’s only knowledge of such intelligence may have come in a 70-page written daily briefing the president likely never read and which apparently was not highlighted for him. “If I was president, I‘d want to be (oral... Read more

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