Press Releases

June 12, 2020 Press Release

EVANSTON, IL - 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 after the Trump Administration finalized their rule to promote gender-based discr

June 4, 2020 Press Release

EVANSTON, IL – Today, Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky (IL-09), a Senior Chief Deputy Whip, joined House Democratic Policy and Communications Committee Co-Chair David Cicilline (RI-01) and over 80 Congressional colleagues, in calling for a Special Prosecutor to investigate the excessive use of force on Monday evening ordered by U.S. Attorney General William Barr.

June 1, 2020 Press Release

EVANSTON, IL – Today, U.S. Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky, a Senior Chief Deputy Whip and Co-Chair of the House Democrats’ Task Force on Aging and Families, released the following statement after the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) failed to publish COVID-19 data that the agency has been collecting from U.S.

May 29, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky (D-IL), Chair of the Pro-Choice Caucus Providers and Clinics Task Force, joined House Small Business Committee Chairwoman Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY), House Oversight and Reform Committee Chairwoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), Small Business Subcommittee on Investigations, Oversight and Regulations Chairwoman Judy Chu (D-CA), and Reps.

May 27, 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 of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, was joined by Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) and Congresswoman Katie Porter (CA-45) in

May 27, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Jan Schakowsky (D-IL), Chair of the Congressional Pro-Choice Caucus Providers and Clinics Task Force, along with Pro-Choice Caucus Chairs Diana DeGette (D-CO) and Barbara Lee (D-CA), along with taskforce leads Ayanna Pressley (D-MA), Katherine Clark (D-MA), Jackie Speier (D-CA), Suzan DelBene (D-WA), Judy Chu (D-CA), Julia Brownl

May 26, 2020 Press Release

EVANSTON, IL – 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, is introducing the COVID Justice and Accountability Act to ensure everyone has a private right of action for a violation of COVID-19 federal laws.

May 25, 2020 Press Release

EVANSTON, IL – Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky, a Senior Chief Deputy Whip and Chair of the Consumer Protection and Commerce Subcommittee, issued the following statement recognizing Memorial Day:

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May 22, 2020 Press Release

EVANSTON, IL – Today, Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky made the following statement on the passing of Hecky Powell, a local Evanston business and community leader:

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May 22, 2020 Press Release

EVANSTON, IL – Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky, a Senior Chief Deputy Whip and Co-Chair of the House Democratic Caucus Task Force on Aging & Families (TFAF), announced the introduction of the COVID-19 Recovery for Seniors and People with Disabilities Act of 2020, H.R. 6951. She was joined by the rest of the TFAF leadership.

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