I believe the best form of government is an open and honest government. To that end, here are some of the top things I did in the last week.


Shadowed Foster Grandparents volunteering with the Corporation for National Community Service
Toured and volunteered at Rockford Rescue Mission
Announced a federal grant to establish Family Justice Center in Rockford
Spoke at the Arsenal 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony
Spoke to the Illinois Delegates from the National Association of Counties
Congress in session from 9/12 – 9/13
Leadership Meeting – she didn’t go
Transportation and Infrastructure Rail Subcommittee Hearing
Meeting with U.S. Global Leadership Coalition
Meeting with American Hotel & Lodging Association
Meeting with Chairman of the National Transportation Safety Board