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July 21, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON— Representatives Jan Schakowsky (IL-9), Paul Tonko (NY-20), Daniel T.

July 20, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC — Today, the House passed legislation by Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky (IL-09), Chair of the Consumer Protection and Commerce Subcommittee, and Congressman Tony Cárdenas (CA-29),  Vice-Chair of the Consumer Protection and Commerce Subcommittee, to restore the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) 13(b) consumer protection powers to ret

July 15, 2021 Press Release
“Parents and caregivers cannot go back to work, grow our economy, and build better lives for their families unless they know their children are cared for,” said Congresswoman Schakowsky. “The American Rescue Plan included an expansion of the Child Tax Credit, which will provide financial support for families to help them afford childcare, food, clothing, and other daily expenses. This program is cutting child poverty in half across the nation, and raising more than 134,000 Chicagoland children out of poverty.”
July 12, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky, a Senior Chief Deputy Whip and Chair of the Consumer Protection and Commerce Subcommittee of the Energy and Commerce Committee, led a letter to the German Ambassador urging the nation to reconsider it continued opposition to a waiver of the World Trade Organization (WTO) Agreement on Trade-Related Intellectual Property (TRIPS waiver).

July 2, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky, a Senior Chief Deputy Whip and Chair of the Consumer Protection and Commerce Subcommittee of the Energy and Commerce Committee, applauded the passage of H.R. 3684, the INVEST In America Act. The monumental transportation package included auto safety legislation that will be transformative for the nation.

July 1, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky (IL-09), a Senior Chief Deputy Whip and Chair of the Consumer Protection and Commerce Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, issued the following statement after the House passed H.R. 3684, the INVEST In America Act, by a vote of 221-201:

July 1, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON - Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky, a Senior Chief Deputy Whip and Chair of the Consumer Protection and Commerce Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, and Congressman Danny K. Davis, Chair of the Worker and Family Support Subcommittee of the House Ways and Means Committee, recently introduced H.R. 4186, the Patriotic Corporations of America Act. This legislation would require that federal contractors prioritize American workers, reduce economic inequality, advance race and gender equality, support environmental sustainability, and pay their fair share of U.S. taxes.
June 28, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswomen Jan Schakowsky (IL-09), Cori Bush (MO-01), Ayanna Pressley (MA-07), and Pramila Jayapal (WA-07) introduced monumental legislation to transform our country’s approach to public safety.

June 25, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Today, Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky (IL-09) and Senator Jeff Merkley (OR), alongside their 7 co-leads of the Honduras Human Rights and Anti-Corruption Act Reps.

June 25, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin (D-IL), U.S. Senator Tammy Duckworth (D-IL), along with U.S.

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