Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky

Representing the 9th District of Illinois

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August 19, 2019 Press Release

Chicago, IL— Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky, a Senior Chief Deputy Whip, released the following statement regarding Israel recently denying entry to two of her colleagues, Congresswomen Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar:

July 30, 2019 Press Release
CHICAGO, IL – On the 54th Anniversary of Medicare and Medicaid being signed into law, Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky was joined by advocates and beneficiaries to celebrate these landmark programs.
July 26, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky, a Senior Chief Deputy Whip, made the following statement today after the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 693, the Prevent All Soring Tactics (PAST) Act, by a vote of 333-96:

“I am so proud to have sponsored, voted for, and help pass the PAST Act.

July 25, 2019 Article

Between January 2015 to January 2018, the drugs that multiple sclerosis patients rely on have skyrocketed from $60,000 to close to $100,000. In the last decade, the top three insulin manufacturers — Eli Lilly, Novo Nordisk, and Sanofi — have increased the price of insulin by 700 percent in lockstep as 1 in 4 diabetics rations or forgoes this lifesaving medication due to cost.

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July 17, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky, a Senior Chief Deputy Whip, today voted in favor of a resolution to hold Attorney General Barr and Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross in contempt. She issued the following statement after the resolution passed 230-198:

July 17, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, the House Energy and Commerce Committee successfully passed 25 pieces of bi-partisan legislation, sending them to the House floor for consideration by the entire chamber.

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July 16, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky, a Senior Chief Deputy Whip, released the following statement after a resolution condemning statements by the President passed the House by a vote of 240-187:

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