Press Releases

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

June 22, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON –  Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky, Chair of the Consumer Protection and Commerce Subcommittee, which has jurisdiction over sports-related policy, and Senators Richard Blumenthal and Cory Booker, issued the following joint statement after the Supreme Court decided 9-0 in favor of college athletes in regards to pay and compensation:

June 17, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON—  Today, Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky, a Senior Chief Deputy Whip and Founding Member of the Out of Iraq Caucus, issued the following statement after the House voted today to repeal the Authorization for Use of Military Force that has been in place since 2002:

June 17, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON—  Today, Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky, after voting for legislation designating a new federal holiday for Juneteenth, issued the following statement in recognition of the day:

June 8, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON— Today, Reps. Jan Schakowsky (D-IL), Raúl M. Grijalva (D-AZ), and Elissa Slotkin (D-MI) reintroduced the Supplemental Security Income (SSI) Restoration Act. Over 8 million Americans, all of them over the age of 65 or with significant disabilities, rely on SSI benefits to meet their basic needs.

June 7, 2021 Press Release

EVANSTON – Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky, a Senior Chief Deputy Whip and Founding Member of the Congressional LGBTQ+ Equality Caucus, issued the following statement recognizing Pride Month 2021:

June 2, 2021 Press Release

EVANSTON – Today, Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky, a Senior Chief Deputy Whip and Chair of the Consumer Protection and Commerce Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, announced the introduction of an auto safety package of legislation.

June 2, 2021 Press Release
Bill Ensures Treatment Is Covered for Medicare Recipients

EVANSTON – Today, Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky (IL-09), a Senior Chief Deputy Whip, was joined by Reps. Buddy Carter (GA-01), Earl Blumenauer (OR-03) and Mike Kelly (PA-16) in reintroducing The Lymphedema Treatment Act. The Lymphedema Treatment Act, H.R.

May 27, 2021 Press Release

EVANSTON – Today, Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky, a Senior Chief Deputy Whip, recognized the 50th Anniversary of Alligator Records, which gave way to the Chicago blues music heritage and contemporary blues millions of Americans enjoy today. She introduced H. Res.

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