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Iroquois County Times-Republic: Republicans turn out to show support, share platforms

Despite the adverse conditions in areas of Iroquois County, the annual Lincoln Day Dinner, hosted by the Iroquois County Republican Central Committee, had a great turn out. The event took place Feb. 22 in the gym of St. Paul’s Lutheran School, Woodworth. It was a time for area Republicans to meet with political candidates, hear their views and platforms, and get an understanding of each candidate’s passion in government.

Iroquois County Times-Republic: Officials visit Red Cross shelter to see impact of flooding

Watseka residents who were staying at the Red Cross shelter at Trinity Church got a visit from local, state and federal officials Thursday night.

Governor Bruce Rauner stopped by, along with Rep. Adam Kinzinger, State Sen. Jason Barickman and State Rep. Tom Bennett. Several county and city office holders also were in tow.

WREX: Congressional Reps. Kinzinger, Bustos visit Rockford

Two local lawmakers are in Rockford Wednesday to meet with the public and learn more about what's going on in the Forest City.

Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R) 16th District spent the morning at Eisenhower Middle School with the Google Computer Science First Roadshow. The goal is to get kids interested in computer science at a young age and show them a potential career path.


BCR News: Congressman Kinzinger takes tour of Freedom House

Kinzinger’s dad once involved in a similar mission

PRINCETON – Shelters that protect women from domestic violence are something that U.S. Rep. Adam Kinzinger knows something about.

Fox News Radio: Congressman Kinzinger on Why Military Funding is Key to His Support of the Bi-Partisan Budget Deal

Congressman Adam Kinzinger (R--IL) explained to Brian Kilmeade his intention to vote for the two year spending bill that passed the Senate despite the fact it will increase spending. Kinzinger said the bottom line for him is this bill will give the military the resources and training needed to do their job. 

Ottawa Times: Kinzinger talks latest tax bill with manufacturing leaders

U.S. Rep. Adam Kinzinger met with his Manufacturing Advisory Committee to get an update on issues of concerns to leaders in the manufacturing industry Wednesday at the Carus Corporation in Peru.

La Salle News Tribune: Kinzinger releases statement on reopening government

Today, U.S. Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-District 16, which includes La Salle, Bureau and Putnam counties) voted to re-open the government when he voted in favor of the continuing resolution to fund the government through Feb. 8 and fully fund the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) for six years.


WLS: Kinzinger criticizes Durbin for disclosing Trump “s-hole” remark

Ripon Advance: Problem Solvers Caucus recommends bipartisan solutions to tackle infrastructure challenges

My State Line: New Tax Law Brings Big Bonuses for Chrysler Workers

Fiat/Chrysler is the latest company to offer bonuses to employees in the wake of the passage of President Trump's and Republicans' tax cut law, and they're big ones.  Approximately 60,000 employees will receive a $2000 bonus in the 2nd quarter of 2018, including employees at the Belvidere Assembly plant according to a FCA spokesperson.

The new law, which cuts the corporate tax rate to 21%, eliminates loopholes, and doubles the standard deduction for individuals and families, was supported by Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-IL 16) but opposed by Rep. Cheri Bustos (D-IL 17), and Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Sen. Tammy Duckworth (D-IL)

Source - My State Line: New Tax Law Brings Big Bonuses for Chrysler Workers