Aaron Schock http://wuis.org en Schock Blames Insurance Mandates For Premium Hikes http://wuis.org/post/schock-blames-insurance-mandates-premium-hikes <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>After Republicans' efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act did not work, Congressman Aaron Schock says lawmakers need to lift requirements on insurance policies. Today (Nov. 11) he toured his district, in an attempt to prove his point.</p> Tue, 12 Nov 2013 23:44:18 +0000 Amanda Vinicky 12908 at http://wuis.org Schock Blames Insurance Mandates For Premium Hikes Congressman Schock Talks Farm Bill http://wuis.org/post/congressman-schock-talks-farm-bill <p>With Congress in its August recess, the farm bill is stalled and many are pessimistic about getting a new bill passed before the current extension expires on Sept. 30. Still, farm country legislators aren’t exactly giving up hope.<br>Republican Illinois Congressman Aaron Schock was asked about the farm bill at a town hall style meeting in in his district this week.<br>He said that he thinks the most likely outcome is that the House will pass a “food stamp bill,” to go along with a agriculture portion it passed in June. That could put the farm bill back on track.<br> Wed, 14 Aug 2013 18:50:51 +0000 Sean Crawford 7292 at http://wuis.org Congressman Schock Talks Farm Bill