WAYNE – U.S. Rep. Peter Roskam, R-Wheaton, presented the village of Wayne with his Extension of Remarks on Feb. 26 to congratulate them on being named one of the safest places to live in Illinois, his office announced in a news release.
Wayne was named the seventh safest place on Niche's 2017 Safest Places to Live in Illinois.
“The residents of Wayne should never underestimate the impact that each citizen's positive actions can have,” Roskam said. “Everyday, there are members of the community helping to change lives, while also inspiring their peers to do the same.”
Flanked by Village President Eileen Phipps, Fire Chief John Nixon, Police Chief John Naydenoff, and members of the fire and police departments, Roskam congratulated the village on the efforts it took which contributed to this recognition.
Roskam made his extended remarks in the House on July 24, 2017. Representatives can make these remarks on the floor before debates; the statements are published in the Congressional Record.
“I rise today to congratulate the village of Wayne,” Roskam stated in his extended remarks, which he presented to village officials.
In praising police and fire personnel, Roskam said, “Their bravery and courage are very deserving of our recognition and admiration.”