WASHINGTON — This week, Congresswoman Nikki Budzinski (IL-13) highlighted food access needs in Central and Southern Illinois during a congressional hearing with U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Tom Vilsack. During the hearing, Budzinski relayed her concerns that the recently announced closure of the Cahokia Heights Walmart will worsen an already existing food desert for local residents. WATCH: Budzinski Questions […]
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Budzinski Announces 2023 Congressional Art Competition
Submissions are due by Wednesday, April 26th SPRINGFIELD, IL — Today, Congresswoman Nikki Budzinski announced the start of the 2023 Congressional Art Competition for high school students in Illinois 13th Congressional District. The winning submission will be displayed in the U.S. Capitol Building for one year, alongside artwork from congressional districts across the country. “Every year, students from […]
Budzinski Announces $3.2 Million for SIU School of Medicine
SPRINGFIELD, IL — Today, Congresswoman Nikki Budzinski (IL-13) announced that the Southern Illinois University School of Medicine will be receiving $3,240,745 in federal funding from the Department of Health and Human Services through the Health Center Cluster program. The program was created to support community health centers acting as a safety net for underserved, underinsured and vulnerable populations. […]
Budzinski Joins Bipartisan Working Groups Focused on Addiction and Overdose Crises
WASHINGTON — Today, Congresswoman Nikki Budzinski (IL-13) announced her participation in the Bipartisan Fentanyl Prevention Caucus and the Bipartisan Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder Task Force where she will work across the aisle on solutions to the ongoing addiction and overdose crises. “Every day, too many of our loved ones struggle with mental health and substance use […]
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Macoupin County Office Hours
Staff from Congresswoman Budzinski’s office will be available to meet with Macoupin County constituents in Bunker Hill, Gillespie and Staunton during the below time windows:
- Bunker Hill City Hall: 9-11:00 a.m.
- Gillespie City Hall: 1-2:30 p.m.
- Staunton City Hall: 3-4:30 p.m.
Monticello Office Hours
Staff from Congresswoman Budzinski’s office will be available to meet with constituents at the Monticello Municipal Building on Tuesday, April 11th from 1-4:00 p.m. CST.
Macoupin County Office Hours
Staff from Congresswoman Budzinski’s office will be available to meet with Macoupin County constituents in Carlinville, Girrard and Virden during the below time windows:
- Carlinville City Hall: 9-11:00 a.m.
- Girrard City Hall: 1-3:00 p.m.
- Virden City Hall: 3:30-4:30 p.m.