Lane Evans VA Regional Director Visits Galesburg By T.J. Carson • Mar 24, 2015 T.J. Carson A new regional director for the Veterans Administration visited the clinic in Galesburg for the first time since being hired for the job in January. Judith Johnson-Mekota will oversee the region that includes western Illinois and eastern Iowa. Galesburg VA Clinic Named After Lane Evans By T.J. Carson • Dec 17, 2014 T.J. Carson Galesburg’s VA clinic will officially be named after the late Congressman Lane Evans. In Remembrance of a Progressive Champion By Bill Knight • Nov 19, 2014 Friends of Lane Evans Lane Evans had an easy smile, but downstate Illinois’ progressive champion for working people and veterans was a bit bashful and didn’t often laugh out loud. Congress Might Honor Lane Evans By T.J. Carson • Nov 13, 2014 T.J. Carson The late Lane Evans might end up with his name on a building in Galesburg. Remembering Lane Evans By Herb Trix • Nov 10, 2014 Friends of Lane Evans Family, friends, and former colleagues and co-workers said goodbye Monday to Lane Evans. Former Congressman Lane Evans Dies By Emily Boyer • Nov 6, 2014 AFSCME Local 31 Lane Evans passed away Wednesday night after a long battle with Parkinson's disease. He was 63.