January 15, 2018 Brad's Newsletter
Today, our nation recognizes Martin Luther King Jr. Day. We honor Dr. King’s memory as well as the legacy of all those who struggled during the Civil Rights Movement to end racial segregation and discrimination, and build a more just and equal nation.
January 8, 2018 Brad's Newsletter
With the start of a new week, I return to Washington today and hopefully the weather returns to normal. While I am anxious to get back to work on the important issues facing our nation, I enjoyed a busy and productive week at home in Illinois.
January 3, 2018 Brad's Newsletter
Happy New Year! I hope you and your family had a relaxing holiday and that 2018 will be a year filled with the blessings of peace, good health and happiness.
December 18, 2017 Brad's Newsletter
I hope you are having a wonderful holiday season. Wishing Happy Hanukkah to everyone celebrating the Festival of Lights and a Merry Christmas to all those preparing to welcome the holiday next week!
December 11, 2017 Brad's Newsletter
As we approach the end of the year, Congress has an extraordinarily long to-do list, including funding the government, setting spending levels for next year, reauthorizing the Children’s Health Insurance Program, and finally passing the DREAM Act.
November 27, 2017 Brad's Newsletter
I hope everyone had a happy and restful Thanksgiving filled with family and friends. As Congress returns to work this week, much remains to be done before the end of the year, including funding the government beyond December 8, approving spending levels for 2018, reauthorizing the expired Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), and at last passing the DREAM Act.
November 20, 2017 Brad's Newsletter
Let me start this week by wishing everyone Happy Thanksgiving. May this be a time for family and friends, and reflection on all for which we can be thankful.
November 13, 2017 Brad's Newsletter
This past weekend we observed Veterans Day throughout the district. I had the honor to personally thank area veterans at events in Grayslake, Waukegan, Fort Sheridan, and Highland Park.
November 6, 2017 Brad's Newsletter
Once again we are broken hearted by senseless gun violence. Our nation is mourning for the victims of the horrific shooting in Sutherland Springs, TX and praying for their loved ones.
October 30, 2017 Brad's Newsletter
November 1 is a big day as the annual open enrollment period for health care insurance begins. If you purchase your own health insurance, it’s important to know the available time for open enrollment is shortened this year.