Press Releases

April 22, 2021 Press Release
Youth from across the nation urge Congress to protect their constitutional rights and recognize the disproportionate impacts of climate change on children

WASHINGTON - Today on Earth Day, Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky (IL-09), a Senior Chief Deputy Whip and Chair of the Consumer Protection and Commerce Subcommittee of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce, Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal (WA-07), Vice Chair of the Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law Subcommittee of the House Committee on the Judiciary, and Congressman Bobby L.

April 21, 2021 Press Release
Hoy, la Congresista Jan Schakowsky junto con cinco co-líderes, los Representantes Hank Johnson (GA-04), Joaquin Castro (TX-20), Jesus "Chuy" García (IL-04), Marcy Kaptur (OH-09), y Ilhan Omar (MN-05) encabezaron un grupo de 21 legisladores quienes introdujeron legislación en la Cámara de Representantes, complementaria a la Ley de Derechos Humanos y Anti-Corrupción de 2021 del Senador Merkley. Esta legislación crucial es idéntica a la versión en el Senado, y presenta un marco integral para combatir la corrupción, impunidad y violaciones de derechos humanos en Honduras. Se construye sobre la base solida de la Ley Berta Cáceres para los Derechos Humanos en Honduras.
April 21, 2021 Press Release
Today, Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky alongside her five co-leads, Representatives Johnson (GA-04), Castro (TX-20), García (IL-04), Kaptur (OH-09), and Omar (MN-05) led a group of 21 lawmakers in introducing the House companion to Senator Merkley’s Honduras Human Rights and Anti-Corruption Act of 2021. This critical legislation, which is identical to the Senate version, lays out a comprehensive framework for combating corruption, impunity, and human rights violations in Honduras. It builds on the strong foundation laid by the Berta Cáceres Human Rights in Honduras Act.
April 19, 2021 Press Release

EVANSTON - Today, Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky, a Senior Chief Deputy Whip and Chair of the Consumer Protection and Commerce Subcommittee of the Energy and Commerce Committee, made the following statement after the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission issued a warning about the Peloton Tread Plus treadmill:

April 13, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky, a Senior Chief Deputy Whip and Chair of the Consumer Protection and Commerce Subcommittee, sent a letter to the Consumer Product Safety Commission asking them to immediately investigate if equipment from the home fitness company Peloton poses a threat to American consumers and their families.

April 8, 2021 Press Release

EVANSTON – Today, Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky, a Senior Chief Deputy Whip and Chair of the Consumer Protection and Commerce Subcommittee, released the following statement in observance of Holocaust Remembrance Day:

April 6, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Representatives Jan Schakowsky (D-IL), David Price (D-NC), Barbara Lee (D-CA), Gerald E.

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