Press Releases

September 11, 2020 Press Release

EVANSTON – Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky, Senior Chief Deputy Whip and Chair of the Consumer Protection and Commerce Subcommittee, issued the following statement on the anniversary of the attacks on the United States on September 11, 2001:

September 9, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky, Chair of the Consumer Protection and Commerce Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, cheered the passage of seven bills out of the full Energy and Commerce Committee which had moved through her subcommittee. The legislative bills deal with artificial intelligence, senior and pandemic scams, and consumer product safety.

September 9, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky, Senior Chief Deputy Whip and Chair of the Consumer Protection and Commerce Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, applauded the advancement of H.R.

September 8, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky (D-IL), Chair of the Consumer Protection and Commerce Subcommittee, Congressman William Lacy Clay (D-MO), Chair of the Housing, Community Development and Insurance Subcommittee, and Senator Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) recently sent a letter to the Government Accountability Office requesting a report on the availability of affordable, accessi

September 2, 2020 Press Release

EVANSTON – Today, Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky, Senior Chief Deputy Whip and Chair of the Energy and Commerce Consumer Protection and Commerce Subcommittee, spoke with students at Niles North High School in Civics and Advanced Placement (AP) Government classes.

September 1, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Last Friday, Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky (D-IL), Chair of the Consumer Protection and Commerce Subcommittee, and Congressman Jeff Duncan (R-SC), a member of the Energy and Commerce Committee, introduced the Consumer Product Safety Inspection Enhancement Act, H.R. 8134.

August 31, 2020 Press Release

EVANSTON— Today, Congresswomen Jan Schakowsky (IL-09) and Lauren Underwood (IL-14), Senator Richard J. Durbin (D-IL), and other Democratic members of the Illinois delegation urged Illinois’ leading health insurers to provide financial relief to Illinois individuals, families, and small businesses during the coronavirus pandemic.

August 31, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, the Task Force on Aging & Families, led by Co-Chair Doris Matsui (D-CA) along with Rep.

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:

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