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Illinois Congressman Sorensen Introduces Bipartisan Bill to Crack Down on Artificial Intelligence Robocalls

Illinois Congressman Sorensen Introduces Bipartisan Bill to Crack Down on Artificial Intelligence Robocalls

Congressman Eric Sorensen (IL-17) along with Congressman Juan Ciscomani (AZ-06) introduced the bipartisan Quashing Unwanted and Interruptive Electronic Telecommunications (QUIET) Act, which requires robocallers to disclose when artificial intelligence (AI) technology is used and increases penalties for violators who use AI to impersonate individuals.   “These scammers are getting better at tricking seniors and working families into […]

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Illinois Congressman Eric Sorensen Helping Launch Fleet Of Zero-Emission School Buses

On Friday, December 8, 2023, Congressman Eric Sorensen (IL-17) will join environmental leaders during a ribbon cutting event to launch a fleet of zero-emission school buses for Williamsfield School District. Press will be permitted to cover the ribbon cutting event and Sorensen will be made available for questions.   WHO: Congressman Eric Sorensen (IL-17) Williamsfield […]

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Illinois Congressman Sorensen Highlights Developments Coming to Northwestern Illinois

Illinois Congressman Sorensen Highlights Developments Coming to Northwestern Illinois

Congressman Eric Sorensen (IL-17) visited Savanna Industrial Park to meet with leaders from the JoCarroll Local Redevelopment Authority and Upper Mississippi River International Port District to discuss proposed developments on the property.    “I’m excited to be working with local leaders to help deliver historic investments to Northwestern Illinois that will create jobs and boost economic […]

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Illinois Congressman Sorensen Highlights Accomplishments for Central and Northwestern Illinois

Illinois Congressman Sorensen Highlights Accomplishments for Central and Northwestern Illinois

Congressman Eric Sorensen (IL-17) is highlighting how he and his office worked throughout 2023 to be a good neighbor to Illinoisans, ensure government works for middle-class families, and make Central and Northwestern Illinois more sustainable for the next generation. “This past year, we’ve made a lot of progress in creating strong, healthy, and sustainable communities […]

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Illinois Congressman Sorensen Tours River Bend Food Bank in Quad Cities

Congressman Eric Sorensen (IL-17) joined River Bend Food Bank officials for a tour of their facility followed by a listening session focused on addressing hunger and improving nutrition. River Bend Food Bank, located in Davenport, serves more than 400 hunger-relief partners in 23 counties in eastern Iowa and western Illinois. “No one in the Quad […]

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House Passes Illinois Congressman Sorensen’s Bill to Strengthen NASA and Department of Energy

House Passes Illinois Congressman Sorensen’s Bill to Strengthen NASA and Department of Energy

Congressman Eric Sorensen (IL-17), top-ranking Democrat on the Space and Aeronautics Subcommittee of the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee applauded the passage of his DOE and NASA Interagency Research Coordination Act by the House of Representatives. This bipartisan bill that he introduced alongside Congressman Brandon Williams (NY-22) would improve collaboration between the National Aeronautics […]

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Illinois Congressman Sorensen Announces Funding to Support Police in Western Illinois

Illinois Congressman Sorensen Announces Funding to Support Police in Western Illinois

Congressman Eric Sorensen (IL-17) and the Department of Justice (DOJ) are announcing $746,000 for Western Illinois University (WIU) to provide law enforcement training programs for local police departments and improve policing in Western Illinois.   “At a time when so many of our local police departments have strained budgets, I welcome this federal investment so we […]

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Illinois Congressman Sorensen Celebrates Two-Year Anniversary of Bipartisan Infrastructure Law

Illinois Congressman Sorensen Celebrates Two-Year Anniversary of Bipartisan Infrastructure Law

Congressman Eric Sorensen (IL-17) celebrated the second anniversary of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law being signed into law and highlighted the law’s impact on transforming Illinois roads, improving water quality, expanding access to broadband, and more.   “The Bipartisan Infrastructure Law represents a historic investment in Central and Northwestern Illinois communities while simultaneously supporting good-paying jobs,” said Sorensen. […]

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Illinois Congressman Sorensen Announces Funding to Help Rural and Small Businesses

Congressman Eric Sorensen (IL-17) and the Department of Agriculture (USDA) are announcing $146,749 for Western Illinois University (WIU) in Macomb to help rural and small businesses and agriculture producers secure grants that will lower energy costs and strengthen energy resilience.    “I applaud Western Illinois University for securing this critical funding to help farmers and […]

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