Congressman Aaron Schock (IL-18)

Rep. Schock Condemns GITMO Detainee Release
  • Schock Congratulates Local Hero

    On September 9, Congressman Schock met with East Peoria postal carriers Cristy Perfetti and Steve Plunkett to congratulate them for receiving the National Association of Letter Carrier’s Heroes of the Year Award. Perfetti and Plunkett were instrumental in preventing a child abduction last year.
  • Rep. Schock Pays Visit to Indian Prime Minister

    On August 26, 2014, Congressman Schock visited with India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Schock, as part of the Global Poverty Project, is advocating for international education and efforts to end extreme poverty by 2030.
  • Rep. Schock Breaks Ground on Springfield Rail Project

    On August 21, 2014, Congressman Schock was joined by other federal, state, and local officials to break ground on Springfield, Illinois' Carpenter Street underpass project. This undertaking is the first in a series of Springfield rail projects aimed at improving Illinois' infrastructure. Most of the $20 million underpass project will be paid for by a $14.4 million federal grant.
  • Schock Calls for Investigation into Chicago Housing Authority “Supervoucher” Program

    On July 28, 2014, Rep. Schock sent letters to the incoming HUD Secretary, Julian Castro and HUD Inspector General David Montoya regarding oversight of a new supervoucher program at the Chicago Housing Authority (CHA). According to a report released over the weekend, some families are receiving taxpayer-funded ‘supervouchers’ to rent in the city’s priciest high-rise condominiums.
  • House Passes Schock Measure by 2-to-1 Margin

    On July 17, 2014, the House of Representatives approved H.R. 4719, a bill that includes a tax reform measure introduced by Rep. Schock earlier this year, the Permanent IRA Charitable Contributions Act of 2014. The bill passed with bipartisan support by a vote of 277-130. Schock’s measure would create certainty for taxpayers and charitable organizations that rely on fundraising from IRAs.