Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky

Representing the 9th District of Illinois

Press Releases

May 16, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky, a Senior Chief Deputy Whip, made the following statement upon passage of H.R. 987, the Strengthening Health Care and Lowering Prescription Drug Costs Act:

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May 16, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky, a Senior Chief Deputy Whip, made the following statement after the Trump Administration released a plan to update our nation’s immigration system to a merit-based system:

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May 16, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky, a Senior Chief Deputy Whip, honored participants in the Illinois 9th Congressional District’s 2019 “An Artistic Discovery” Congressional Art Competition, and named the students who were chosen to receive the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd prizes.

May 13, 2019 Press Release
The bipartisan FAIR Drug Pricing Act takes the first step to address skyrocketing prescription drug costs
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May 9, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky voted for H.R. 986, Protecting Americans with Pre-Existing Conditions of 2019. This legislation immediately rescinds damaging, dangerous guidance from the Trump Administration which allowed states to promote junk insurance plans that discriminate against people with pre-existing conditions and do not cover essential benefits. 

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May 9, 2019 Press Release
The bipartisan FAIR Drug Pricing Act takes the first step to address skyrocketing prescription drug costsDrug corporations' aggressive increases in prescription drug prices are making lifesaving treatments unaffordable for families, taxpayers and our health care system
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May 8, 2019 Press Release
Bill Would Set Minimum Nurse-to-Patient Staffing Requirements, Study Best Practices for Nurse Staffing
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May 8, 2019 Press Release

Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky, Chair of the Consumer Protection and Commerce Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, delivered the following opening statement at the beginning of today's hearing OVERSIGHT OF THE FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION: STREN

May 6, 2019 Press Release

EVANSTON, IL– Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky offered the following statement on the first day of Ramadan:

”Ramadan reminds us to lift each other up and always work to better our community and the people in our lives. I want to wish all observing this holy month a peaceful and blessed Ramadan. Ramadan Mubarak!”

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May 3, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky (IL-09), a Senior Chief Deputy Whip, led a letter signed by 157 of her colleagues calling for the Social Security Administration (SSA) to abandon their anti-union policies and bad-faith negotiations with the American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE).

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