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Schock Host Annual Summer Reading Program Celebration
Congressman Schock was in East Peoria, Il., on Sunday, October 27, to host the annual 18th District Summer Reading Program Celebration event. This year, the students have the chance to dress as their favorite character from a book they read over the summer. The program reached 34,340 students in Central Illinois with 65 schools and 16 libraries inside the 18th Congressional district participating.

Schock Discusses House Passed Water Resources Legislation at Peoria Lock and Dam
Congressman Schock was joined by a dozen business, labor and community leaders Thursday to discuss the recently passed Water Resources Reform and Development Act that passed the House earlier this week. The legislation cuts federal red tape and bureaucracy, streamlines the project delivery process, promotes fiscal responsibility, and strengthens the nation’s water transportation networks to promote competitiveness, prosperity, and economic growth.

Schock Participates in Autism Listening Session.
On Tuesday, Congressman Schock joined with families and caregivers to participate in an important listening session on autism.

PJ Star: Medal presentation ‘long time in the making’ for Peoria veteran
On Monday, Congressman Aaron Schock presented Benny Percy, retired United States Air Force, with four medals in recognition of his military service. The ceremony took take place at Congressman Schock’s Congressional district office in Peoria. Mr. Percy will be receiving these medals for his exemplary service while in the U.S. Air Force. Mr. Percy will be presented with the medals more than three decades after his discharge because of the highly classified nature of his acts of merit.

Schock Participates in Boy Scout Tribute Ceremony
On Friday, September 13, Congressman Aaron Schock participated in a Boy Scout Tribute to honor Jay Vonachen who received the W.D. Boyce Boy Scout Council 2013 Distinguished Citizen Award.

Peoria Journal Star: Pekin opens new section of Veterans Drive
The city of Pekin on Friday opened the newest section of Veterans Drive just a few weeks prior to the commencement of construction, and days after the Pekin City Council awarded a contract for the next phase of the ring road.

Fourteen days on the road with U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock
Schock’s 14-day tour of the 18th Congressional District ended with 68 total stops to discuss top issues facing the nation including the Affordable Health Care Act, tax reform, job creation, immigration reform, government regulation, and recent scandals at the Internal Revenue Service – to name a few. He also held a Veterans Employment and Resources Fair and honored World War II prisoners.

Aaron Host Listening Session at Mama's Cafe in Lincoln
U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock spoke to a standing room only crowd of roughly 150 Thursday during a town hall-type meeting at Mama’s Arcade Café in Historic Lincoln.

Congressman Schock and Senator Kirk Help Veterans Find Jobs, Navigate Disability Claim Process
On Wednesday, August 15, U.S. Representative Aaron Schock and U.S. Senator Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) today hosted the Central Illinois Veterans Employment and Resources Fair at Bradley University in Peoria to give veterans the opportunity to meet with private sector and government employers, participate in workshops and speak with Veterans Affairs (VA) representatives about filing disability claims.

Aaron's In-Studio Interview with Greg and Dan
This morning, August 15, Aaron joined Greg and Dan in the studio to discuss immigration reform, Obamacare, Tax Reform, his Veterans fair and the latest news of the day.

Day 6: Aaron Holds Listening Sessions in Chatham and Petersburg
Get involved.That was the message U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock drove home during a town hall meeting in Chatham on Saturday.

Aaron Holds Jacksonville Listening Session
Jacksonville-area residents packed Norma’s North Star Café on Friday to learn more about what’s happening in D.C. that impacts them back in Illinois.

Aaron Visits Quincy Small Businesses

While residents throughout the 18th Congressional District have concerns over immigration and healthcare, businesses are bearing the burden of government regulation and need for a modern infrastructure and transportation system. U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock made the rounds Thursday at several Quincy-area businesses as part of his two-week tour of the District.

Aaron Honors WWII Veterans
U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock met with five former World War II prisoners or their families of war Thursday, August 8 and presented each of them with an American flag flown over the U.S. Capitol in recognition of their sacrifices and military service.

Aaron Visits Hanna City as part of his District wide listening tour
On Wednesday, Congressman Aaron Schock visits Hanna City to meet with residents to discuss his work in Washington and listen to the issues most important to the people of Hanna City.

Aaron Checks in with Scott and Colleen
On Thursday, July 11, Aaron talked with Scott and Colleen about the latest news from the U.S. Capitol.

Aaron talks with Big John and Amy
On Wednesday, July 10, Aaron spoke with Big John and Amy about immigration reform and the latest news from Washington.

Aaron chats with Greg Bishop on WMAY
On Monday, July 1, Aaron spoke with Greg Bishop on WMAY to discuss the latest with the NSA and IRS Scandal.

Aaron talks with Bruce and Dan on WLS
Aaron visits with Bruce and Dan during a visit to the WLS studio. They discussed the ongoing IRS scandal and the developments in the NSA leak case.

Aaron talks with Bryan and Sean on The Morning Meeting

On Thursday, June 6th, Aaron spoke with Bryan and Sean on WTAD's The Morning Meeting and the recent IRS Hearing.

Aaron talks with Big John on 560 AM WIND
On Wednesday, June 5th, Aaron checked in with Big John following the latest IRS hearing to talk about the organizations who testified before his committee about the extra scrutiny they received.

Aaron Greets the Greater Peoria Honor Flight at WWII Memorial
On Tuesday, June 4th, Aaron met with veterans who traveled to Washington, D.C. as part of the Greater Peoria Honor Flight. Aaron welcomed the veterans as they arrived at the site of the World War II Memorial.

182nd Airlift Wing awarded Air Force Outstanding Unit Award
Catapulting it onto the global stage for military excellence the 182nd Airlift Wing was awarded the Air Force Outstanding Unit Award for exceptionally meritorious service for the sixth time in its history June 1.

Aaron talks to Robert Rees about the Ongoing IRS Scandal
On Friday, May 31, Aaron called into Morning Rush with Robert Rees to discuss the ongoing IRS scandal.

In the Spotlight: Time for president to say 'yes' to Keystone
On Wednesday, the U.S. House voted on the bipartisan Northern Route Approval Act, which would end years of bureaucratic delays and red tape and allow for the construction of the Keystone XL pipeline.

Aaron Calls into Mornings with Scott Laughlin
On Thursday, May 23rd, Aaron talked with Scott and Colleen to discuss the latest developments related to the IRS scandal and other news items of the day.

Aaron Checks in with John Kass and Lauren Cohn about the IRS Scandal
On Wednesday, May 22, Aaron spoke with John Kass and Lauren Cohn about the IRS scandal.

Aaron Welcomes Land of Lincoln Honor Flight to Nations Capitol
On Tuesday, May 21, Congressman Schock had the honor of greeting the Land of Lincoln Honor Flight at the World War II memorial today.

Aaron Talks with Bruce and Dan on WLS
On Tuesday, May 21, Aaron checked in with Bruce and Dan to talk about the ongoing IRS scandal.

Schock Discusses the IRS scandal on Big John and Amy
On Monday, May 20, Aaron called into WIND 560 to discuss the ongoing IRS scandal with Big John and Amy, including the role of the House Ways and Means committee as it investigates how the IRS targeted conservative learning organizations.

District Report 2013
Archive: January-April

District Report 2012
To see the District Report for 2012, click here

2012 Year in Review
The 2012 Year in Review is a brief summary of some of the issues Congressman Schock worked on in 2012 and looks forward to focusing on in 2013 during the 113th Congress. Click here to read more.

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