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Unemployment rates in the US have fallen to 3.5% - a record 50-year low!

While there's certainly more work to be done, @POTUS Biden's plan to rebuild the middle class is making significant progress for working Americans -- and these numbers prove that.

Today’s jobs report shows that the economy added 528,000 jobs in July.

More people are working than at any point in American history. That’s no accident, it’s results.

Wishing a Happy Birthday to my friend, and our 44th President, @BarackObama.

Our nation is better off today because of your service and leadership.

It's official: @USDA will continue to cover the costs of alternative formula through the end of September for WIC families.

With this added flexibility, MILLIONS of families will be able to get the help they desperately need during this shortage.

Under a key WIC flexibility which is now extended through September, USDA is covering the added cost of non-contract formula to make it financially feasible for states to allow WIC participants to purchase alternate sizes, forms or brands of infant formula https://go.usa.gov/xSUtT

I’m heartbroken to hear that Rep. Jackie Walorski and her staffers Emma and Zachery were killed in a tragic car accident earlier today. My thoughts go out to their loved ones as they face this unimaginable loss.

#BREAKING: U.S. Congresswoman Jackie Walorski (R-Indiana) has been killed in a crash that happened at 12:32 P.M. in Elkhart County on S.R. 19 south of S.R. 119.

My office is NOW accepting applications for military academy nominations!

If you're a high school student in Northwest or Central Illinois interested in applying please visit: https://bustos.house.gov/helping-you/military-academy-nominations-faq/

Last night, the Senate FINALLY passed the PACT Act! Thank you to the many veterans, advocates and concerned citizens that raised their voices and helped get this bill over the finish line.

Next step: @POTUS' desk to be signed into law! ...https://www.npr.org/2022/08/02/1115325176/pact-act-veterans-burn-pits-toxins-passes-senate

.@HHSGov, @USDOL and @USTreasury made it clear - contraceptive coverage is GUARANTEED at no additional cost under the Affordable Care Act regardless of what state you live in. https://www.axios.com/2022/07/28/biden-administration-birth-control-aca

I'm so excited that the former home of the Rockford Peaches is set to become a museum! The history of women's sports is so important -- and I know this facility will inspire generations to come. https://www.wcia.com/news/womens-baseball-museum-to-honor-legacy-of-rockford-peaches/

Yesterday, @POTUS delivered on his promise to protect Americans from terrorist threats with the death of Al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri, who played a key role in 9/11. Thank you to our intelligence & counterterrorism folks for keeping us safe & making this operation a success.

Happening Now: President Biden addresses the nation on a successful counterterrorism operation. https://twitter.com/i/broadcasts/1jMJgeBVmkAKL