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Trump Administration Invests $46.4 Million in High-Speed Broadband in Rural Illinois ReConnect Funding to Connect 8,500 Rural Households to High-speed Internet e-Connectivity

WASHINGTON, DC, Oct. 13, 2020 - The Trump Administration today announced that the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) is investing $46.4 million to provide broadband service in unserved and underserved rural areas in Illinois. This investment is part of the $550 million Congress... Read More.

Trump to Visit Southern Illinois

Trump to Visit Southern Illinois MURPHYSBORO – It seems a rumor circulating late last week about President Donald Trump holding a rally in southern Illinois is going to happen. The President along with Republican Congressman Mike Bost of Murphysboro will hold a rally Saturday night at... Read More.

Trump to Visit Southern Illinois

Trump to Visit Southern Illinois A representative for U.S. Rep. Mike Bost's reelection campaign has confirmed that President Donald Trump will come to southern Illinois to campaign for the incumbent on Saturday, October 27. Trump's visit is set for 4:30 p.m. at Southern Illinois Airport Hangar... Read More.

Shimkus Supports Trump Priorities in Spending Agreement

Congressman John Shimkus (R, Illinois-15) released the following statement after the House of Representatives approved an omnibus spending agreement for fiscal year 2018: "First and foremost, my vote today was to restore our military readiness that was neglected during the previous administration. Our land forces... Read More.

Frerichs: Trump Trashes Protections for Students and Taxpayers

Private companies that service college loans will profit at the expense of students because the Trump administration killed commonsense changes to reduce the default rate among college borrowers, Illinois State Treasurer Michael Frerichs said today.   “Let’s be clear about what President Trump’s changes mean. These... Read More.