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April 15, 2020 Press Release

EVANSTON, IL - Today, Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky (IL-09), a Senior Chief Deputy Whip and Chair of the Energy and Commerce Consumer Protection and Commerce Subcommittee, and Representatives Bobby L. Rush (IL-01), Danny K. Davis (IL-07), Mike Quigley (IL-05), Robin Kelly (IL-02), Raja Krishnamoorthi (IL-08), Sean Casten (IL-06), and Jesús G.

April 15, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Jan Schakowsky (IL-09), a Senior Chief Deputy Whip and Energy & Commerce Consumer Protection and Commerce Subcommittee Chair, Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chair Peter DeFazio (OR-04), Labor-HHS Appropriations Subcommittee Chair Rosa DeLauro (CT-03), and Ways & Means Health Subcommittee Chair Lloyd Doggett (TX-35) held a press call to outline key pr

April 10, 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, and Congressman Peter King (R-NY) introduced the bipartisan Advancing Connectivity during the Coronavirus to Ensure Support for Seniors (ACCESS) Act.

April 8, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – 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.

April 6, 2020 Press Release

EVANSTON, IL – Today, Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky lauded the recent news that the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Region 5 has identified a stockpile of personal protective equipment (PPE). As the current coronavirus pandemic continues, PPE shortages are occurring at hospitals and other medical facilities all around the nation, and across Illinois.

April 6, 2020 Press Release

EVANSTON, IL - Today, Congresswoman Schakowsky, a Senior Chief Deputy Whip and Chair of the Energy and Commerce Consumer Protection and Commerce Subcommittee, Congressman Jared Huffman (CA-02), and Congresswoman Diana DeGette (CO-01) sent a letter to the U.S.

April 1, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - On Monday, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) released guidance that contradicts provisions of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act that explicitly gives the Department of the Treasury authority to provide direct assistance to Social Security beneficiaries, Supplemental Security Income recipients, and Vet

April 1, 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, and Congressman Mark Pocan, Co-Chair of the Congressional Progressive Caucus, introduced the Protecting Cures Act of 2020 (H.R. 6417).

March 31, 2020 Press Release

EVANSTON, IL – Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky (D-IL), a Senior Chief Deputy Whip and a senior member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, announced today that language from her legislation, H.R. 2150, the Home Health Care Planning Improvement Act of 2019, was signed into law on Friday, March 27, 2020 as part of H.R. 748, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act.

March 30, 2020 Press Release

EVANSTON, IL – Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky (D-IL), a Senior Chief Deputy Whip and a senior member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee and Chair of the Consumer Protection and Commerce Subcommittee, and Congressman Michael C. Burgess, M.D. (TX-26), Ranking Member of the Health Subcommittee, announced today that the provisions of their legislation H.R.

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