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Caps off to the graduates @Augustana_IL! I'm wishing you all the best as you celebrate your hard work – Congratulations on this important milestone.

#AugieGrad2022 💙🎉

Hats off to the brilliant and resilient Augustana grads of 2022! 🎓

Not only is the @Arsenal_Island a major army installation, home to more than 80 tenant organizations, but it's a critical part of our community.

Today, we celebrate the 160th Anniversary of the Rock Island Arsenal and honor all our Armed Service members!

Rock Island Arsenal celebrating 160 years this weekend https://www.wqad.com/article/news/national/military-news/rock-island-arsenal-celebrating-160-years-weekend/526-707b3295-585a-4287-b5f4-9c85bdd20bc8?utm_campaign=snd-autopilot

This month, we celebrate the generations of Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders who have made significant contributions to our nation -- Let us uplift their voices and honor their history.

ICYMI: The Senate voted for an additional $40 billion in military and humanitarian aid to Ukraine.

With each passing day, we must do our part to defend democracy and the brave Ukrainians standing up against Putin's unprovoked attacks. ...https://www.politico.com/news/2022/05/19/senate-40-billion-ukraine-aid-bill-00033719

Congratulations to everyone who graduated yesterday @BHCCampus! - Wishing you all the best in your next adventure.

BHC East Campus grads/families: Before you head to the Illinois National Guard Armory for commencement Friday, May 20 don't forget...

🎓 There are two ceremonies -- 10 a.m. & 2 p.m.
🎓 Bring your ticket! Each graduate has up to six guests.

More details: https://www.bhc.edu/academics/academic-resources/graduation-commencement/

Big Oil is raking in record profits as families struggle with high prices at the pump.

Today, I voted to reduce fuel costs by cracking down on price gouging -- and I'll keep pushing for more ethanol blending to bolster our fuel supply, reduce emissions & cut costs for families.

You can bet I'll be cracking open a @JohnDeere beer after votes this week!

Awesome to see these iconic Heartland companies coming together in support of @FarmRescue.

🍺 Yup they’re real…check out our Busch Light x @JohnDeere cans! 🌽
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These limited-edition cans will be here for a good time (not a long time). For each case sold, we'll donate $1 to @FarmRescueOrg #FortheFarmers. Make sure to STOCK UP before they're gone!

No American should feel afraid to go grocery shopping, go to school or practice their religion because of domestic terrorists.

This evening, I voted to provide law enforcement agencies with the tools and resources to combat these threats and keep Americans safe.

@AP
@AP4d

The House has passed legislation in response to the racist mass shooting in Buffalo that would devote more federal resources to preventing domestic terrorism. A similar measure in 2020 failed to make it through the Senate. http://apne.ws/aJHqvX7

Families have found empty shelves in the formula aisle — struggling to find their newborn’s next meal.

Tonight, we passed legislation to address supply chain disruptions, get more infant formula on shelves and improve access for families. ...https://amp.cnn.com/cnn/2022/05/18/politics/house-votes-baby-formula-shortage/index.html