Press Releases

November 11, 2020 Press Release

EVANSTON - Today, Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky, Senior Chief Deputy Whip and Chair of the Consumer Protection and Commerce Subcommittee, released the following statement in recognition of Veterans' Day:

November 10, 2020 Press Release

Today, the Supreme Court began hearing oral arguments in Texas v. California, a Republican-backed lawsuit to strike down the Affordable Care Act and its critical protections. For 10 years, the Republicans have tried, and failed, to take down this law and the lifesaving care it affords millions of Americans.

October 26, 2020 Press Release

EVANSTON – Today, Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky, Senior Chief Deputy Whip and Chair of the Congressional Pro-Choice Caucus Providers & Clinics Task Force, reacted to the vote by the U.S. Senate to confirm Amy Coney Barrett to the U.S. Supreme Court:

October 21, 2020 Press Release
Saudi Arabia Needs to be Held Accountable for Human Rights Abuses Before Being Allowed to Host Global Summit

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October 16, 2020 Press Release

EVANSTON –  Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky, Senior Chief Deputy Whip and Chair of the Consumer Protection and Commerce Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, today reacted to news that Twitter was backing down from their initial efforts to stop the spread of disinformation:

October 9, 2020 Press Release

EVANSTON – Today, Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky, Senior Chief Deputy Whip and Chair of the Congressional Pro-Choice Caucus Providers and Clinics Task Force, reacted to news that President Trump is receiving treatments for his COVID-19 infection that have been made possible with the use of fetal stem cells. Recently, Schakowsky was joined by Congressman Mark Pocan and U.S.

October 8, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Today, U.S. Representatives Jan Schakowsky (IL-09), Don Beyer (VA-08), David Cicilline (RI-01), and Bill Pascrell, Jr.

October 7, 2020 Press Release

EVANSTON – Today, Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky, Senior Chief Deputy Whip and Chair of the Consumer Protection and Commerce Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, sent a letter to Mark Zuckerberg, Chief Executive Officer and Founder of Facebook, seeking answers regarding third-party fact checkers and efforts to the spread of disinformation.

September 25, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON — Today, Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky and nearly a dozen leaders of Congressional Pro-Choice Caucus sent a letter to Senate leaders urging them to abstain from a voting on any Supreme Court nominee to replace the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg until after the next president is sworn into office. 

September 25, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky, Senior Chief Deputy Whip, Chair of the Consumer Protection and Commerce Subcommittee, and Co-Chair of the House Democratic Caucus Task Force on Aging and Families, released this statement after President Trump said he would mail seniors a one-time $200 prescription drug discount card, raiding the Medicare Trust Fund after failing to take any action to

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