Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky

Representing the 9th District of Illinois

Press Releases

January 30, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC - Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky (D-IL), a Senior Chief Deputy Whip, issued the following statement upon passage of the “No War Against Iran Act” which would deny funding to the Trump Administration to wage war against Iran unless Congress issues a formal declaration of war:

January 29, 2020 Press Release

 

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky, a Senior Chief Deputy Whip and Access to Medicines Co-Lead on Speaker Pelosi’s 8-Member working group, made the following statement after President Trump signed the United States Mexico Canada Trade Agreement into law:

January 29, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky, a Senior Chief Deputy Whip and Chair of the Energy and Commerce Consumer Protection and Commerce Subcommittee, made the following statement after the House passed S. 3201, the Temporary Reauthorization and Study of the Emergency Schedule of Fentanyl Analogues Act:

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January 28, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky, a Senior Chief Deputy Whip, issue the following statement in response to the White House’s announced “Peace Plan”:

January 22, 2020 Press Release

EVANSTON, IL - Today, Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky, a Senior Chief Deputy Whip and Chair of the Congressional Pro-Choice Caucus Providers and Clinics Task Force, released the following statement on the 47th anniversary of the Roe v. Wade decision:

January 21, 2020 Press Release

EVANSTON, IL - Today, Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky (IL-09), Chairwoman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee’s Consumer Protection and Commerce Subcommittee, announced the winner of the 2019 Congressional App Challenge competition for the 9th Congressional District of Illinois.   

January 16, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky, a Senior Chief Deputy Whip and a member of the House Budget Committee, made the following statement after the Government Accountability Office issued their legal opinion on the actions surrounding the withholding of foreign aid to Ukraine:

January 3, 2020 Press Release

EVANSTON, IL – Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky, a Senior Chief Deputy Whip and a former member the House Select Committee on Intelligence, issued the following statement in response to recent events involving Iran:

“Far from making Americans safer, this reckless action by President Trump has put our country on the brink of war with Iran.

December 20, 2019 Press Release
Bicameral Bill Would Address Market Failures and Increase Competition in the Generic Drug Market by Establishing New HHS Office of Drug Manufacturing
The bill would lower prices and increase competition in the generic pharmaceutical market by establishing an Office of Drug Manufacturing within the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) tasked with manufacturing select generic drugs and offering them to consumers at a fair price that guarantees affordable patient access.
December 20, 2019 Press Release
The Trump Administration’s rule would impose unnecessary and onerous burdens on insurers and consumers with the ultimate goal of eliminating abortion coverage in the Affordable Care Act marketplace and denying consumers their right to comprehensive health insurance. This rule would, for example, require that insurance companies send a separate bill for abortion care and require consumers to pay a separate bill from their premium for abortion care. The rule could impact as many as three million people across the United States.

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