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July 24, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky, a Senior Chief Deputy Whip and Consumer Protection and Commerce Subcommittee Chair, and Anna G.

July 24, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC- Today, Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky (IL-09), a Senior Chief Deputy Whip and Chair of the Consumer Protection and Commerce Subcommittee, issued the following statement upon passage of H.R. 7608, a domestic priorities and international assistance appropriations bill:

July 23, 2020 Press Release
Today, U.S. Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky (IL-09), a Senior Chief Deputy Whip and Chair of the Consumer Protection and Commerce Subcommittee, introduced legislation to combat the online sale of stolen, counterfeit, and dangerous consumer products by requiring verification of third-party sellers on online retail marketplaces. The Integrity, Notification, and Fairness in Online Retail Marketplaces for Consumers (INFORM Consumers) Act directs online platforms that allow for third-party sellers of consumer products to authenticate the identity of high-volume third-party sellers, which will provide consumers with much-needed information and also prevent organized retail crime. The bill will also ensure that consumers can see basic identification and contact information for high-volume third-party sellers of consumer products on online marketplaces.
July 22, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Last month, Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky, a Senior Chief Deputy Whip and Chair of the Energy and Commerce Consumer Protection and Commerce Subcommittee, and Congressman Brian Mast (FL-18)  introduced a resolution, H.Res.

July 21, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the House passed two amendments offered by Representative Schakowsky to be included in H.R.6395, the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2021.

July 21, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC- Today, Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky, a Senior Chief Deputy Whip and Chair of the Energy and Commerce Consumer Protection and Commerce Subcommittee, released the following statement after questioning five pharmaceutical manufacturers that the Trump Administration has selected to participate in

July 15, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – This week, U.S. Representatives Jan Schakowsky (IL-09), Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04), and Mike Quigley (IL-05) took important steps to prevent the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency from launching an Enforcement and Removal “Citizen Academy Training” in Chicago. Earlier this week, Representatives Garcia and Schakowsky, joined by Rep.

July 9, 2020 Press Release

EVANSTON, IL - Today, Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky, a Senior Chief Deputy Whip and Chair of the Consumer Protection and Commerce Subcommittee, held a remote hearing entitled, "Consumers Beware: Increased Risks During the COVID-19 Pandemic." Video of

July 9, 2020 Press Release
Millions of Unemployed Americans Could Lose Benefits July 31st Without Action by Senate Republicans, President

EVANSTON, IL - Today, Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky, a Senior Chief Deputy Whip, joined with over 100 of her House colleagues in sending a letter to President Donald J. Trump urging his administration to extend federal unemployment insurance benefits, which are set to run out at the end of July without action by the White House and U.S. Senate.

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