Meet Bobby Schilling.

He’s been the owner of Giuseppe’s Heavenly Pizza in Moline, Illinois, for the past 14 years.

CNNMoney reports, that in January, he’ll be spending a lot more time in Washington, D.C., as the U.S. representative of the 17th district of Illinois in the 112th Congress.

Schilling’s 21-year-old son is running the pizza shop while his dad ponders his purpose as a public servant.

So far, he hopes to push for laws that will help small-business owners minimize paperwork and tax stress.

His philosophy, not unlike his entrepreneurial peers in Congress, who are mostly Republican, is limited government, less taxes.

Photo by Bobby Schilling.

Originally posted by Rich Whittle on December 10, 2010 in Featured.

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