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June 17, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON—  Today, Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky, a Senior Chief Deputy Whip and Founding Member of the Out of Iraq Caucus, issued the following statement after the House voted today to repeal the Authorization for Use of Military Force that has been in place since 2002:

June 17, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON—  Today, Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky, after voting for legislation designating a new federal holiday for Juneteenth, issued the following statement in recognition of the day:

June 8, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON— Today, Reps. Jan Schakowsky (D-IL), Raúl M. Grijalva (D-AZ), and Elissa Slotkin (D-MI) reintroduced the Supplemental Security Income (SSI) Restoration Act. Over 8 million Americans, all of them over the age of 65 or with significant disabilities, rely on SSI benefits to meet their basic needs.

June 7, 2021 Press Release

EVANSTON – Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky, a Senior Chief Deputy Whip and Founding Member of the Congressional LGBTQ+ Equality Caucus, issued the following statement recognizing Pride Month 2021:

June 2, 2021 Press Release

EVANSTON – Today, Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky, a Senior Chief Deputy Whip and Chair of the Consumer Protection and Commerce Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, announced the introduction of an auto safety package of legislation.

June 2, 2021 Press Release

EVANSTON – Today, Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky (IL-09), a Senior Chief Deputy Whip, was joined by Reps. Buddy Carter (GA-01), Earl Blumenauer (OR-03) and Mike Kelly (PA-16) in reintroducing The Lymphedema Treatment Act. The Lymphedema Treatment Act, H.R.

May 27, 2021 Press Release

EVANSTON – Today, Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky, a Senior Chief Deputy Whip, recognized the 50th Anniversary of Alligator Records, which gave way to the Chicago blues music heritage and contemporary blues millions of Americans enjoy today. She introduced H. Res.

May 27, 2021 Press Release

EVANSTON - Today, Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky, a Senior Chief Deputy Whip, announced the winners of the Illinois 9th Congressional District’s 2021 “An Artistic Discovery” Congressional Art Competition, naming students who were chosen to receive the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd prizes.

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May 20, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON  – Today, Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky (IL-09) joined her colleagues Barbara Lee (CA-13), Co-Chair of the Majority Leader’s Taskforce on Poverty and Opportunity, and Pramila Jayapal (WA-07), Chair of the House Progressive Caucus, to unveil a Congressional resolution calling for a bold Third reconstruction, which demands that the U.S.

May 19, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Representatives Jan Schakowsky (D-IL), David Price (D-NC), Gerald E.

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