WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky, a Senior Chief Deputy Whip, and Congressman Michael C. Burgess, M.D. today announced the introduction of H.R. 2781, the Educating Medical Professionals and Optimizing Workforce Efficiency and Readiness (EMPOWER) for Health Act of 2019.
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:
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:
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.
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.
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
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!”