Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky

Representing the 9th District of Illinois
February 20, 2020 Press Release

EVANSTON, IL –  Today, Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky, a Senior Chief Deputy Whip and Chair of the Energy and Commerce Consumer Protection and Commerce Subcommittee, led 45 of her colleagues in sending a letter to President Donald J.

February 13, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC –  Today, Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky, a Senior Chief Deputy Whip, voted in favor of H.J.Res.79 , which passed the House on a bipartisan vote of 232 to 183. The legislation would facilitate timely ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) to the U.S. Constitution by removing the arbitrary deadline to ratify the ERA.

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February 10, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC –  Today, Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky, Senior Chief Deputy Whip and Chair of the Energy and Commerce Consumer Protection and Commerce Subcommittee, released a statement on President Trump’s Fiscal Year (2021) budget proposal and the devastating impacts it would have on Older Americans and families across the United States:

February 11, 2020

President Trump is trying to cut protections for our air, land and drinking water, while 21 million Americans are forced to use unsafe water supplies.

February 6, 2020

I spoke in on the House floor during final debate about why we need unions and why the PRO Act needs to be passed.

February 6, 2020

I voted Yes on H.Res. 826, expressing the House's opposition to President Trump's plans to allow states to use block grants to cut Medicaid and reduce the coverage people receive.