Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky

Representing the 9th District of Illinois

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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:

January 3, 2020 Press Release

EVANSTON, IL – Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky, a Senior Chief Deputy Whip and a former member the House Select Committee on Intelligence, issued the following statement in response to recent events involving Iran:

“Far from making Americans safer, this reckless action by President Trump has put our country on the brink of war with Iran.

December 20, 2019 Press Release
The bill would lower prices and increase competition in the generic pharmaceutical market by establishing an Office of Drug Manufacturing within the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) tasked with manufacturing select generic drugs and offering them to consumers at a fair price that guarantees affordable patient access.
December 20, 2019 Press Release
The Trump Administration’s rule would impose unnecessary and onerous burdens on insurers and consumers with the ultimate goal of eliminating abortion coverage in the Affordable Care Act marketplace and denying consumers their right to comprehensive health insurance. This rule would, for example, require that insurance companies send a separate bill for abortion care and require consumers to pay a separate bill from their premium for abortion care. The rule could impact as many as three million people across the United States.
December 19, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky, a Senior Chief Deputy Whip and Access to Medicines Co-Lead on Speaker Pelosi’s 8-Member NAFTA Working Group, spoke on the U.S. House floor today prior to the final vote on the United States Mexico Canada Trade Agreement. Her full statement is below:

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December 19, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky, a Senior Chief Deputy Whip and Chair of the Energy and Commerce Consumer Protection and Commerce Subcommittee, reacted after a split 5th Circuit Court of Appeals panel ruled 2 to 1 against the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) individual mandate.

December 18, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky, a Senior Chief Deputy Whip, voted in favor of two Articles of Impeachment against President Donald J. Trump, and released the following statement after they passed the U.S. House:

December 17, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed two critical funding bills to keeping our government open and vital services operating. Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky, a Senior Chief Deputy Whip, voted NO on H.R. 1158 and voted YES on H.R. 1865. Schakowsky issued the following statement:

December 17, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky announced several opportunities this week to meet with staff and apply to work for the 2020 Census.  Every ten years, the United States Census Bureau is tasked with counting every single individual in the country.  This work is incredibly important.  These census counts impact congressional represe

December 13, 2019 Press Release
Washington, DC – This week, the Chicago Congressional Delegation, led by Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky and Senators Dick Durbin and Tammy Duckworth, sent a letter to the Army Corps of Engineers asking them to take swift action to protect the Chicago shoreline.

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