It’s Small Business Week! During this District Work Period, I’ll be traveling throughout the Tenth District visiting local businesses to hear from owners and employees about the challenges and opportunities they face, and how we can best support their important work at the federal level.
April 24, 2018 Brad's Newsletter
Did you know that Earth Day was this weekend? I'm proud of our work over the last year to protect critical funding for our Great Lakes from proposed cuts by President Trump, as well as to address the threat of invasive species.
April 17, 2018 Brad's Newsletter
First, an update on Syria. On Friday, President Trump ordered U.S. military strikes against 3 chemical weapons-related targets in Syria in response to the Bashar al-Assad’s chemical attacks on his own citizens.
April 10, 2018 Brad's Newsletter
As part of my ongoing “Brad at You Business” program, last week I visited 12 local companies manufacturing products here in the USA and shipping them around the world.
April 3, 2018 Brad's Newsletter
I hope all in the Tenth District who celebrated Passover and Easter this weekend had a meaningful holiday.
March 26, 2018 Brad's Newsletter
Last week was another active one, both in Washington and at home. Congress at last passed a bill funding the government through the end of the fiscal year, ending the absurd cycle of shutdowns and continuing resolutions that harms both our nation’s military and federal agencies.
March 19, 2018 Brad's Newsletter
Last week, I was very proud that, by an overwhelming majority of 417-10, the House passed a bipartisan proposal I introduced with Mike Bost (R-IL) to help schools install panic alert buttons in classrooms.
March 13, 2018 Brad's Newsletter
Yesterday, President Trump announced his latest position on measures to address school safety. Unfortunately these proposals do not go nearly far enough to even begin to modestly address the national epidemic of gun violence.
March 6, 2018 Brad's Newsletter
Last week was an extraordinarily busy news week, but I want to take a moment to focus on two issues of importance: reducing gun violence and addressing the opioid epidemic.
February 26, 2018 Brad's Newsletter
Last week was a District Work Period and I had the opportunity to meet with constituents in my office and throughout the district. Everywhere I went, and in particular in conversations with students at Lake Forest College, College of Lake County and Neal Math and Science Academy in North Chicago, I was asked about two particular issues: (1) reducing gun violence to better protect our children, and (2) ensuring the integrity of the upcoming elections.