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Dold Introduces the Protecting Women’s Access to Health Care Act

Round Lake Area News
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Congressman Robert J. Dold (R-IL-10) introduced H.R. 5650, the Protecting Women’s Access to Health Care Act. He was joined at a press conference with Darlee Crocket of Planned Parenthood and Candy Straight and Susan Bevan with Republican Majority for Choice. “As a pro-choice Republican, I believe that this legislation is critical because it ensures nondiscrimination within the federal Title X family planning program,” said Dold. “We have seen several attempts to block funds and exclude health care providers from participating in the Title X program simply because they separately offer services beyond the scope of Title X.  We should not discriminate against hospitals and organizations that provide access to basic, preventative, and in some cases life-saving

Congressman Dold Honors 10th District Veterans

Round Lake Area News
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

Congressman Dold Holds Employee Town Hall at Astellas

Round Lake Area News
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