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May 21, 2020 Press Release

EVANSTON, IL – Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky, a Senior Chief Deputy Whip and Chair of the House Energy and Commerce’s Consumer Protection and Commerce Subcommittee, today issued the following statement as House Democrats celebrate 100 years of women’s suffrage:

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May 19, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky (IL-09), a Senior Chief Deputy Whip and Chair of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce Consumer Protection and Commerce Subcommittee, and Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07), Vice Chair of the House Committee on Oversight and Reform Subcommittee on Economic and Consumer Policy, released a statement after Johnson & Johnson announced

May 15, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky, a Senior Chief Deputy Whip and a senior member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, voted in favor of The Heroes Act, House Democrats’ latest legislation to address the continued public health crisis and provide desperately needed support for struggling families and essential workers, with funds for testing and tracing measures, key s

May 15, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – As tech companies and public health agencies deploy contact tracing apps and digital monitoring tools to fight the spread of COVID-19, U.S. Representatives Anna G. Eshoo (D-CA), Jan Schakowsky (D-IL), and Tony Cardenas (D-CA), G.K. Butterfield (D-NC), and Yvette D. Clarke (D-NY) along with U.S.

May 14, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky (IL-09), a Senior Chief Deputy Whip and Energy & Commerce Consumer Protection and Commerce Subcommittee Chair, Congressman Tony Cardenas (CA-29) Vice Chair of Consumer Protection and Commerce Subcommittee, and Senator Richard Blumenthal (CT), Ranking Member of the Commerce Manufacturing, Trade and Consumer Protection Subcommittee sent let

May 12, 2020 Press Release

EVANSTON, IL – Today, Jan Schakowsky (D-IL), a Senior Chief Deputy Whip and Chair of the Energy and Commerce Consumer Protection and Commerce Subcommittee, applauded the introduction of H.R. 6800, the Heroes Act, in the House of Representatives, which includes provisions of her Quality Care for Nursing Home Residents and Workers During COVID-19 Act (H.R.

May 7, 2020 Press Release

EVANSTON, IL –With the widespread reports of serious outbreaks of COVID-19 in poultry and meat plants nationwide, Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky, a Senior Chief Deputy Whip and Chair of the Consumer Protection and Commerce Subcommittee, joined Congressmen Mark Pocan (D-WI) and David Price (D-NC) in sending the following letter to President Donald Trump, Agriculture Secretary Sonn

May 4, 2020 Press Release

EVANSTON, IL - Today, Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky, a Senior Chief Deputy Whip and Chair of the Energy and Commerce Consumer Protection and Commerce Subcommittee, led 87 of her colleagues in sending a letter to Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Alex Azar and Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Administrator Seema Verma asking them to allocate a portion of th

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