Press Releases

January 28, 2021 Press Release

EVANSTON – Today, Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky, a Senior Chief Deputy Whip and Chair of the Energy and Commerce Consumer Protection and Commerce Subcommittee, and Congressman Gus Bilirakis (R-FL), Ranking Member of the Energy and Commerce Consumer Protection and Commerce Subcommittee, introduced the bipartisan Advancing Connectivity during the Coronavirus to Ensure Support for Seniors (ACCE

January 28, 2021 Press Release

EVANSTON - As tech companies and public health agencies deploy new tools to fight the spread of COVID-19 – including contact tracing apps, digital monitoring, home tests, and vaccine appointment booking – U.S. Senators Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) and Mark Warner (D-VA) and U.S. Representatives Anna G.

January 28, 2021 Press Release

EVANSTON  – Today, House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Commerce Chair Jan Schakowsky (D-IL), Judiciary Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial and Administrative Law Chairman David N. Cicilline (D-RI), Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Frank Pallone, Jr.

January 28, 2021 Press Release

EVANSTON - Today, Represenatives Jan Schakowsky (D-IL), Mark Takano (D-CA), and Jesus "Chuy" Garcia (D-IL), introduced the COVID-19 Justice and Accountability ACt. As the Biden-Harris Administration seeks to undo the harm caused by the previous Administration and get this pandemic under control, Congress must take the necessary step to provide statutory protections to all those impacte

January 28, 2021 Press Release

EVANSTON - Today, Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky (D-IL), a Senior Chief Deputy Whip and Chair of the Energy and Commerce Consumer Protection and Commerce Subcommittee; Congressman Lloyd Doggett (D-TX), Chair of the House Ways and Means Health Subcommittee; Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (D-CT), Chair of the House Appropriations Committee; and, Congressman Peter DeFazio (D-OR), Chair of the Transporta

January 28, 2021 Press Release

EVANSTON - Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky (D-IL), a Senior Chief Deputy Whip, Chair of the House Energy and Commerce Consumer Protection and Commerce Subcommittee, and Co-Chair of the House Democratic Task Force on Aging and Families, and Congressman Mark Takano (D-CA), Chair of the House Veterans Affairs Committee have introduced the Quality Care for Nursing

January 27, 2021 Press Release
Legislation would codify a right to housing, health care, education, and nutrition

Washington – Tomorrow, Congresswomen Jan Schakowsky (IL-09), Alma S. Adams, Ph.D. (NC-12), and Ilhan Omar (MN-05) will introduce an amendment to the Constitution of the United States "recognizing and securing the fundamental right to life, liberty, and property, which includes housing, health care, education, and nutrition."

January 23, 2021 Press Release

EVANSTON – Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky, a Senior Chief Deputy Whip and Chair of the Consumer Protection and Commerce Subcommittee, issued the following statement regarding the repeal of former President Trump’s Muslim Travel Ban:

January 22, 2021 Press Release

EVANSTON - Today, Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky, a Senior Chief Deputy Whip and Chair of the Congressional Pro-Choice Caucus Providers and Clinics Task Force, released the following statement on the 48th anniversary of the Roe v. Wade decision:

January 18, 2021 Press Release

EVANSTON – Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky, a Senior Chief Deputy Whip and Chair of the Consumer Protection and Commerce Subcommittee, issued the following statement in recognition of Martin Luther King Jr. Day:

“While accepting the Nobel Peace Prize on December 11, 1964, the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. said the following –

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