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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

May 1, 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 Congresswoman Judy Chu (D-CA), a Member of the House Committee on Ways and Means, introduced the Lower Drug Costs for Seniors During COVID-19 Act.

April 28, 2020 Press Release

EVANSTON, IL – Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky, a Senior Chief Deputy Whip and Chair of Consumer Protection and Commerce Subcommittee, highlighted the failures of the Trump Administration to effectively and efficiently implement provisions of the CARES Act during a press

April 27, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, following last week’s House vote to provide additional support for small businesses, hospitals, health care workers and all Americans, House Democrats’ Task Force on Aging and Families announced a set of principles guiding its efforts in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic.

April 23, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky, a Senior Chief Deputy Whip and Chair of the Consumer Protection and Commerce Subcommittee, today spoke on the House Floor in support of, and voted to pass, H.R. 266, the Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act. She also voted to create a Select Subcommittee on Oversight of the Coronavirus Crisis.

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