October 9, 2013 Article

Yesterday I was arrested for "blocking passage" of a little used street along with seven other members of Congress and 200 others who want House Republican leadership to stop delaying a vote on comprehensive immigration legislation. About 20,000 immigrants and their supporters were at the Capitol as part of an enthusiastic demonstration in favor of a vote in the Congress.

October 8, 2013 Article

The Daily Herald

October 8, 2013

U.S. Rep. Jan Schakowsky, an Evanston Democrat, was arrested Tuesday for blocking a street near the National Mall at an immigration reform rally in Washington, her spokeswoman said.

June 18, 2013 Article

The Daily Herald, June 18, 2013

By Rep. Jan Schakowsky

At age 28, Lori never thought she would become too sick to work. But she did. Lori has PTSD, Hashimoto's thyroiditis and Fibromyalgia. In 2009, simple tasks became extremely painful to perform.

May 11, 2013 Article

The Huffington Post, May 11, 2013

By Rep Jan Schakowsky