Press Releases

April 1, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - On Monday, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) released guidance that contradicts provisions of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act that explicitly gives the Department of the Treasury authority to provide direct assistance to Social Security beneficiaries, Supplemental Security Income recipients, and Vet

April 1, 2020 Press Release
Reversing Trump Administration Policy Could Clear Way for COVID-19 Treatments and Vaccines

EVANSTON, IL – Today, Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky, a Senior Chief Deputy Whip and Chair of the Energy and Commerce Consumer Protection and Commerce Subcommittee, and Congressman Mark Pocan, Co-Chair of the Congressional Progressive Caucus, introduced the Protecting Cures Act of 2020 (H.R. 6417).

March 31, 2020 Press Release

EVANSTON, IL – Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky (D-IL), a Senior Chief Deputy Whip and a senior member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, announced today that language from her legislation, H.R. 2150, the Home Health Care Planning Improvement Act of 2019, was signed into law on Friday, March 27, 2020 as part of H.R. 748, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act.

March 30, 2020 Press Release

EVANSTON, IL – Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky (D-IL), a Senior Chief Deputy Whip and a senior member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee and Chair of the Consumer Protection and Commerce Subcommittee, and Congressman Michael C. Burgess, M.D. (TX-26), Ranking Member of the Health Subcommittee, announced today that the provisions of their legislation H.R.

March 27, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – 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, applauded the passage of the Bipartisan Families & Workers-First Coronavirus stimulus package.

March 23, 2020 Press Release

EVANSTON, IL – Today, on the 10th Anniversary of the landmark Affordable Care Act (ACA) being signed into law, Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky, a Senior Chief Deputy Whip and Chair of the Energy and Commerce Consumer Protection and Commerce Subcommittee, led 127 of her Democratic colleagues in sending a letter to President Trump calling on him to end the lawsuit that seeks to end the ACA.

March 18, 2020 Press Release

CHICAGO, IL - Today, Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky, a Senior Chief Deputy Whip and Chair of the Consumer Protection and Commerce Subcommittee of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce, led the U.S.

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March 14, 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 voting to pass the bipartisan Families First Coronavirus Response Act:

March 12, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky (D-IL), a Senior Chief Deputy Whip and Chair of the Energy and Commerce Consumer Protection and Commerce Subcommittee, and Congressman Larry Bucshon, M.D.

March 11, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC -  Today, Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky, a Senior Chief Deputy Whip and Founding Member of the No War With Iran Caucus, issued the following statement after the U.S. House agreed to Senate Joint Resolution (S.J.Res.) 68 by a vote of 227 to 186:

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