U.S. 10th Congressional District Candidates Host Forums for RLHS Students The Round Lake High School Theater was filled with juniors and seniors to learn more about political science and the highly contested 10th Congressional District race between Congressman Brad Schneider and competitor Robert Dold during forums hosted by each of the candidates over the last week. Students had an opportunity to ask 20 questions surrounding ongoing hot topics of each candidate during the forum. Topics included: their history and decision to serve in Congress, foreign policy, military, international relations, humanitarian efforts, militarization of police, gun laws, immigration, education, health care, marriage equality, tax reform, environmental issues, and support of small businesses. ...
Congressman Dold Congratulates the Lovell Centeron their Green House Homes for Veterans NORTH CHICAGO, IL – U.S. Congressman Robert J. Dold (IL-10) made remarks at the ribbon cutting ceremony for the Lovell Center’s new Green House homes for veterans. “We have a commitment to veterans to always honor and remember their sacrifice and service long after they have left the field of battle and retired from service,” said Dold. “The Green House homes here at the Lovell Federal Health Care Center will provide a revolutionary new way to provide long-term residential health care for veterans. They represent a departure from the conventional long-term home and when you combine this with the innovation that is the joint venture between the Department of Defense and the VA at the Lovell Center, t
Today, U.S. Congressman Robert J. Dold (IL-10) was given the “Guardian of Small Business” award for his record of standing up for small businesses in the 112th Congress. The award was given by the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB). “I am honored to receive this award,” said Dold. “As a small business owner, I know the government needs to create an environment in which job creators can grow and hire more workers. Part of my Main Street Jobs Agenda is ensuring access to capital for small businesses and I will continue to promote pro-growth policies that will enable our small businesses to move this economy forward and create more jobs.” “In the 112th Congress, Representative Robert Dold proved that he is a champion of small business,” said Dan Danner, President and
On Monday, U.S. Congressman Robert J. Dold (IL-10) visited Adeline Jay Geo-Karis Illinois Beach State Park to learn more about the ongoing environmental conservation projects taking place in the area. Lake County Forest Preserve invited Rep. Dold to speak because of his leadership in advocating for the continued funding of the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative which is helping to restore this habit around Lake Michigan. “It is absolutely critical that we protect our environment and conserve it for generations to come,” said Dold. “As a Troopmaster for the Boy Scouts, I believe that we must teach our children to respect the environment and all of our open spaces. In our region, Lake Michigan is the crown jewel of our ecosystem, and the work being done here today will help to ensur
U.S. Congressman Robert J. Dold (IL-10) presented two 10th District veterans with medals they earned while serving their country and welcomed the Illinois Honor Flight to Washington. “On almost a daily basis I think about the sacrifices our veterans have made and talk to them at Naval Station Great Lakes, the James A. Lovell Federal Health Center or here in Washington, DC,” said Dold. “It was an honor to welcome the Illinois Honor Flight to Washington and to join them at the World War II Memorial. I also had the privilege to present medals to George Ott and Thomas Vana earlier this month- these men have served their country and deserve to have all the medals they have earned.” George Ott is from Arlington Heights and served as an Air Force Staff Sergeant in the 6th Aircraft R
DEERFIELD, IL – Earlier in the month, U.S. Congressman Robert J. Dold (IL-10) spent the morning at Astellas Pharma US, Inc. in Deerfield touring the facility and meeting with employees. Dold visited the facility as part of his Main Street Jobs Agenda and his ongoing effort to listen to hardworking people of the 10th District and take their ideas back to Washington. “As a small business owner, I know that the best ideas come from outside of Washington,” said Dold. “I’m here today to listen to your ideas so that we can find common ground and work together to spur the economy. The best ideas come from you and your innovation. I hope that this will be one of many conversations on how we can create an environment for small businesses to grow.” On April 16th, Astellas Pharma US, I