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August 5, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - In response to the Trump Administration’s deployment of additional federal law enforcement to Chicago under Operation Legend, Representatives Jan Schakowsky (IL-09) and Chuy García (IL-04) sent a letter to Acting Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security Chad Wolf and Attorney General William Barr to ensure that the civil rights of Chicagoans are protected and demanding

July 31, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC -  Today, Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky, Senior Chief Deputy Whip and Chair of the Consumer Protection and Commerce Subcommittee, released a statement highlighting significant victories for Illinois’ 9th Congressional District and other communities across America in H.R. 7617, the second fiscal year 2021 appropriations bills, that just passed the House.

July 29, 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, and Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04), led Illinois Congressional delegation members in a letter to Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler urging him to allow agency scientists and engineers in Illinois to cont

July 24, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky, a Senior Chief Deputy Whip and Consumer Protection and Commerce Subcommittee Chair, and Anna G.

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:

July 23, 2020 Press Release
Today, U.S. Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky (IL-09), a Senior Chief Deputy Whip and Chair of the Consumer Protection and Commerce Subcommittee, introduced legislation to combat the online sale of stolen, counterfeit, and dangerous consumer products by requiring verification of third-party sellers on online retail marketplaces. The Integrity, Notification, and Fairness in Online Retail Marketplaces for Consumers (INFORM Consumers) Act directs online platforms that allow for third-party sellers of consumer products to authenticate the identity of high-volume third-party sellers, which will provide consumers with much-needed information and also prevent organized retail crime. The bill will also ensure that consumers can see basic identification and contact information for high-volume third-party sellers of consumer products on online marketplaces.
July 22, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Last month, Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky, a Senior Chief Deputy Whip and Chair of the Energy and Commerce Consumer Protection and Commerce Subcommittee, and Congressman Brian Mast (FL-18)  introduced a resolution, H.Res.

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.

July 21, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC- Today, Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky, a Senior Chief Deputy Whip and Chair of the Energy and Commerce Consumer Protection and Commerce Subcommittee, released the following statement after questioning five pharmaceutical manufacturers that the Trump Administration has selected to participate in

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June 16, 2020 In The News

It’s been nearly two months since Congress put $25 billion on President Trump’s desk to expand Covid-19 testing capacity and come up with a plan to support every state and cover every American.