Press Releases

August 28, 2020 Press Release

EVANSTON, IL – Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky, Senior Chief Deputy Whip, today issued the following statement after the recent shooting of Jacob Blake:

August 22, 2020 Press Release
Congresswoman Calls on Senate to Act Immediately

EVANSTON, IL – Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky, Senior Chief Deputy Whip and Chair of the Consumer Protection and Commerce Subcommittee, voted in favor of H.R. 8015, the Delivering for America Act. The bill passed by a vote of 257-150. Schakowsky issued the following statement after the vote:

August 14, 2020 Press Release

EVANSTON, IL - Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky, Senior Chief Deputy Whip and Co-Founder and Co-Chair of the House Democratic Caucus Task Force on Aging and Families, released the following statement on the 85th anniversary of Social Security, which was signed into law by President Franklin D. Roosevelt on August 14, 1935:

August 11, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – In response to President Trump’s executive action destabilizing Social Security and Medicare, the House Democratic Caucus Task Force on Aging & Families released the following statement:

August 7, 2020 Press Release

EVANSTON, IL – Today, Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky released the following statement in remembrance of the Simele Massacre of 1933:

August 7, 2020 Press Release

EVANSTON, IL – Today, Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky (IL-09) joined fellow Representatives Rosa DeLauro (CT-03), Lloyd Doggett (TX-35), Barbara Lee (CA-13), Lois Frankel (FL-21), Ro Khanna (CA-17), Katie Porter (CA-45), Donna E. Shalala (FL-27), Katherine Clark (MA-05), Peter A. DeFazio (OR-04), Mark Pocan (WI-02), Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40), and Kim Schrier, M.D.

August 5, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - In response to the Trump Administration’s deployment of additional federal law enforcement to Chicago under Operation Legend, Representatives Jan Schakowsky (IL-09) and Chuy García (IL-04) sent a letter to Acting Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security Chad Wolf and Attorney General William Barr to ensure that the civil rights of Chicagoans are protected and demanding

August 5, 2020 Press Release

EVANSTON, IL – Today, Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky (IL-09), Senior Chief Deputy Whip, and Congresswoman Lori Trahan (MA-03) introduced the Mentoring to Succeed Act, legislation that increases support for school-based mentoring programs in order to help at-risk youth thrive in their schools, careers, and life.

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July 31, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC -  Today, Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky, Senior Chief Deputy Whip and Chair of the Consumer Protection and Commerce Subcommittee, released a statement highlighting significant victories for Illinois’ 9th Congressional District and other communities across America in H.R. 7617, the second fiscal year 2021 appropriations bills, that just passed the House.

July 30, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - 55 years ago today, on July 30, 1965, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed Medicare and Medicaid into law. Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky, a Senior Chief Deputy Whip and Co-Founder & Co-Chair of the House Democratic Caucus Task Force on Aging and Families, released the following statement in celebration of the anniversary:

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