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February 12, 2021 Press Release

EVANSTON – Today, Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky, a Senior Chief Deputy Whip and Chair of the Energy and Commerce Consumer Protection and Commerce Subcommittee, was joined by Congressman Adriano Espaillat and Congressman Mike Quigley in asking Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas to immediately end three programs that create unnecessary burdens on local law enforcement. These controversial programs places unnecessary burdens on state and local law enforcement budgets and personnel.

July 24, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC- Today, Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky (IL-09), a Senior Chief Deputy Whip and Chair of the Consumer Protection and Commerce Subcommittee, issued the following statement upon passage of H.R. 7608, a domestic priorities and international assistance appropriations bill:

“I voted YES for this funding bill because it invests in the health and well-being of our nation’s families and communities, and protects our nation’s diplomatic and humanitarian priorities around the globe.

July 21, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the House passed two amendments offered by Representative Schakowsky to be included in H.R.6395, the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2021.

“I am pleased that the House voted to include two of my amendments in the FY 2021 National Defense Authorization Act that will increase oversight of the Department of Defense (DOD) and its contractors.

February 14, 2020 Video
This week, the House Budget committee held a hearing on the Budget proposed by President Trump for Fiscal Year 2021. It is full of cuts for programs that people need and more money for the President's pet projects and rich friends.

 

January 16, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky, a Senior Chief Deputy Whip and a member of the House Budget Committee, made the following statement after the Government Accountability Office issued their legal opinion on the actions surrounding the withholding of foreign aid to Ukraine:

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