Press Releases

July 12, 2021 Press Release
Third Waves Rage Around The World As New Variants Create New Threats

WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky, a Senior Chief Deputy Whip and Chair of the Consumer Protection and Commerce Subcommittee of the Energy and Commerce Committee, led a letter to the German Ambassador urging the nation to reconsider it continued opposition to a waiver of the World Trade Organization (WTO) Agreement on Trade-Related Intellectual Property (TRIPS waiver).

July 2, 2021 Press Release
Several Components of Infrastructure Legislation Will Save Lives, Protect Consumers from Automobile Dangers

WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky, a Senior Chief Deputy Whip and Chair of the Consumer Protection and Commerce Subcommittee of the Energy and Commerce Committee, applauded the passage of H.R. 3684, the INVEST In America Act. The monumental transportation package included auto safety legislation that will be transformative for the nation.

July 1, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky (IL-09), a Senior Chief Deputy Whip and Chair of the Consumer Protection and Commerce Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, issued the following statement after the House passed H.R. 3684, the INVEST In America Act, by a vote of 221-201:

July 1, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON - Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky, a Senior Chief Deputy Whip and Chair of the Consumer Protection and Commerce Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, and Congressman Danny K. Davis, Chair of the Worker and Family Support Subcommittee of the House Ways and Means Committee, recently introduced H.R. 4186, the Patriotic Corporations of America Act. This legislation would require that federal contractors prioritize American workers, reduce economic inequality, advance race and gender equality, support environmental sustainability, and pay their fair share of U.S. taxes.
June 28, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswomen Jan Schakowsky (IL-09), Cori Bush (MO-01), Ayanna Pressley (MA-07), and Pramila Jayapal (WA-07) introduced monumental legislation to transform our country’s approach to public safety.

June 25, 2021 Press Release
Letter outlines lawmakers’ concerns around widespread collusion in the case of David Castillo in Honduras and calls on the State Department and international community to closely monitor the trial, ongoing investigations into the murder of Berta Cáceres, and related cases involving human rights defenders.

WASHINGTON - Today, Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky (IL-09) and Senator Jeff Merkley (OR), alongside their 7 co-leads of the Honduras Human Rights and Anti-Corruption Act Reps.

June 25, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin (D-IL), U.S. Senator Tammy Duckworth (D-IL), along with U.S.

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June 24, 2021 Press Release
Letter calls for renewed support of two-state solution, withdrawal of Trump administration’s “peace plan”

WASHINGTON - Today, Reps.

June 23, 2021 Press Release
Today, Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky, a Senior Chief Deputy Whip and Chair of the Energy and Commerce Committee’s Consumer Protection and Commerce Subcommittee, applauded the House passage of her bill, H.R. 1314, the Stop Tip-Overs of Unstable, Risky Dressers on Youth (STURDY) Act of 2021. Tipping furniture presents a serious risk of injury and death to children. Furniture or items on top of furniture such as TVs can fall onto a child, causing the child to be crushed, trapped, or struck by falling objects.
June 23, 2021 Press Release
The legislation would ban crib bumper pads and infant inclined sleep products that have caused numerous deaths

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