Press Releases

July 8, 2020 Press Release

EVANSTON, IL -  Today, Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky, a Senior Chief Deputy Whip and Chair of the Congressional Pro-Choice Caucus Providers and Clinics Task Force, issued this statement in response to the Supreme Court’s ruling in Trump v.

July 6, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Nearly two weeks have passed since disturbing reports emerged of thousands of vulnerable older Americans being wrongfully discharged from nursing homes across the country during the COVID-19 pandemic.

July 1, 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, voted for H.R.

June 29, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Congresswoman Schakowsky, a Senior Chief Deputy Whip and Chair of the Energy and Commerce Consumer Protection and Commerce Subcommittee, took bold action to lower health costs, prescription drug prices, and the U.S. uninsured rate by voting to pass the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Enhancement Act.

June 29, 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, slammed Gilead Sciences’ decision to price the COVID-19 drug remdesivir at $520 per dose for private pay and $390 per dose for the U.S. government.

June 29, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky, a Senior Chief Deputy Whip and Chair of the Congressional Pro-Choice Caucus Providers & Clinics Task Force, released the following statement after the Supreme Court of the United States struck down an unconstitutional Louisiana law and ruled in favor of abortion providers in June Medical Services v. Russo:

June 26, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky, a Senior Chief Deputy Whip and Chair of the Consumer Protection and Commerce Subcommittee, and Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) led Illinois delegation members in a letter to President Trump urging him to continue funding COVID-19 testing sites.

June 26, 2020 Press Release
736,000 Illinoisans Would Lose Their Health Insurance If Lawsuit Is Successful

WASHINGTON, DC - Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky, a Senior Chief Deputy Whip and Chair of the Energy and Commerce Consumer Protection and Commerce Subcommittee, slammed the Trump Administration’s decision yesterday to file a brief with the Supreme Court asking the justices to strike down the entirety of the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

June 25, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky (IL-09), a Senior Chief Deputy Whip, applauded the passage of The George Floyd Justice in Policing Act, H.R. 7120, by a vote of 236-181. She released the following statement after the vote:

June 25, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC -  Today, U.S. Representatives Jan Schakowsky (IL-09), Ted Deutch (FL-22), David Price (NC-04), and Brad Schneider (IL-10) led 187 of their House Democratic colleagues in a letter to the Israeli government expressing concern over potential efforts to unilaterally annex parts of the West Bank.

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