Congressman Aaron Schock (IL-18)

Rep. Schock praises Caterpillar for decision to expand Peoria headquarters
  • Schock praises Caterpillar decision to expand Peoria headquarters

    Peoria-based manufacturer Caterpillar announced plans Friday to expand its downtown headquarters over the next ten years. Rep. Schock and other Illinois lawmakers came together in support of the Fortune 50 company's announcement and its implications for economic and jobs growth in Illinois. "Today, with Caterpillar's decision," said Congressman Schock, "Illinois is the winner."
  • Congressman Schock Educates Local 8th Graders on U.S. Constitution and Government

    Congressman Schock spoke recently to a class of eighth graders at St. Thomas Elementary School. During his visit, Congressman Schock discussed his role as a Member of the U.S. House of Representatives and how the three separate branches of government work together to enact legislation. At the end of the presentation, students had the opportunity to interact with the Congressman and ask questions.
  • Rep. Schock holds forum on human trafficking

    On February 17th, Congressman Aaron Schock held a public forum at Illinois State University focused on human trafficking. Panelists included a survivor of trafficking, local advocates, and law enforcement who provided perspectives on the many facets of this issue.
  • Schock Charitable Giving Measure Passes House with Overwhelming Support

    The House of Representatives today approved the Permanent IRA Charitable Contribution Act of 2015, a measure that makes important temporary reforms a permanent part of the tax code. The bill passed with strong bipartisan support by a vote of 279-137.
  • Rep. Schock amendment establishes legal priorities for U.S. immigration policy

    The House of Representatives voted 260-167 today to pass an amendment offered by Rep. Aaron Schock that prohibits fees paid by legal immigration applicants to be used to process unlawful applicants covered under a presidential executive order. The bill now heads to the Senate for consideration.