Representative Tammy Duckworth's Public Statements

Office: U.S. House (IL) - District 8, Democratic
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. Senate - Jr
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4/28/16 Letter to Chairman Goodlatte - Calls for Judiciary Hearing on Equality Act 4/20/16 Letter to President Obama - Make Federal Government "Model Employer" With Fair Chance Hiring Policies 4/14/16 Letter to Steve Ubl, President and CEO of Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America - Pharmaceutical Industry has a Responsibility in Curtailing Opioid Overdose Epidemic 4/13/16 Hearing of the Transportation and Public Assets and Government Operations Subcommittee of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee - Opening Statement of Rep. Duckworth, Hearing on "Examining the Safety and Service of D.C. Metro" 4/12/16 Letter to the Hon. Jenny R. Yang, Chair, U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission - Eliminate Wage Gap 4/01/16 Letter to the Honorable Maria Contreras-Sweet, Administrator of the Small Business Administration - Call for Federal Relief for Small Businesses Impacted by Winter Floods 3/22/16 Duckworth Statement on Brussels Terrorist Attacks 3/21/16 New Duckworth Bill to Modernize Military Parental Leave Would Help Armed Forces Recruit and Retain Talented Americans 3/17/16 Quigley and Duckworth Offer Comprehensive Approach to Keeping America's Drinking Water Safe from Lead Contamination 3/16/16 Duckworth's Bipartisan Friendly Airports for Mothers (FAM) Act Passes Senate Commerce Committee 3/15/16 Letter to the Hon. Ken Calvert, Chairman of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior, Environment and Related Agencies and the Hon. Betty McCollum, Ranking Member on the Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior, Environment and Related Agencies - On the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative 3/14/16 Duckworth Returns Nearly $200,000 of Her Office Budget to Taxpayers 3/11/16 The Congresswoman Encourages Eighth District Residents Struggling with Federal Bureaucracy to Contact her Office for Assistance 3/08/16 Rep. Duckworth: Let's Refocus Efforts on Needs of Working Families 3/07/16 Duckworth & Clark Working to Expand Campus Child Care and Help Student Parents Graduate 3/04/16 New Duckworth-Eshoo Bill Would Protect Student Loan Borrowers from Unwanted Robocalls 3/02/16 Duckworth Introduces Bipartisan Bill to Protect Federal Employees From Workplace Discrimination 2/26/16 Letter to the Honorable Barack Obama, President of the United States - On Federal Relief for Communities Impacted by December Storms 2/26/16 Letter to Linda Halliday, Deputy of the Office of Inspector General - A Demand for Transparency from VA Inspector General 2/25/16 Letter to the Honorable Jason Chaffetz, Chairman of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform - Our Veterans and All Taxpayers Deserve Transparency from the Watchdogs Created to Protect Them 2/25/16 Letter to House & Senate Leadership, Request to Fund Contraceptive Care to Combat Zika Virus Outbreak 2/18/16 Duckworth Announces Over $1.1 Million for Elk Grove-based American Academy of Pediatrics 2/11/16 Duckworth Announces Over $1.2 Million For the Greater Elgin Family Care Center 2/10/16 Letter to the Honorable Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - On Reviewing Lead Rule and Notifying Residents About Risks 2/10/16 Letter to the Honorable Barack Obama, President of the United States - On Zika Virus 2/09/16 Letter to the Honorable Robert Cardillo, Director of the National Geospatial Intelligence Agency - Recommending Scott Air Force Base for NGA-West 2/09/16 Duckworth's Bipartisan ACES Act to Keep College Affordable for Military Widows Passes House 2/05/16 Letter to Commissioner Ostroff - Urge to Act on Zika Virus 2/05/16 Duckworth & Franken Applaud President's New Job Training Initiative That Builds upon Their Bill to Close the Skills Gap 2/05/16 Duckworth: It's Time for America to Lead on Leave 2/02/16 New Duckworth Bill Would Protect Working Students, Help Make College More Affordable 1/29/16 Duckworth Statement on the 7th Anniversary of President Obama Signing Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act Into Law 1/29/16 Duckworth Announces Nearly $340,000 for Hamdard Center for Health and Human Services 1/28/16 Duckworth on DoD Family Benefits Announcement: Congress Must Act on Parental Leave to Ensure our Military Can Recruit and Retain Our Nation's Finest 1/19/16 Armed Services Committee Member Tammy Duckworth Visits Scott Air Force Base 1/13/16 Duckworth Statement on President Obama's Final State of the Union Address 1/05/16 Duckworth Commends President Obama's Firearm Safety Proposals 12/22/15 Letter to the Hon. Mary Jo White, Chair, Securities and Exchange Commission - SEC Action on Corporate Political Spending Disclosure 12/14/15 Letter to Daniel Elliott, Chairman of the United States Transportation Board, Ann Begeman, Vice Chairman United States Surface Transportation Board, and Deb Miller, Member of the United States Surface Transportation Board - On New Routes for Freight Network 12/08/15 Hearing of the Transportation and Public Assets Subcommittee of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee - Opening Statement of Rep. Duckworth, Hearing on "Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP- 21) Program Consolidation" 12/04/15 Letter to the Hon. Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House - Reject Attempts to Block Refugee Program in Omnibus Bill 11/25/15 Letter to Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House - Increasing Transportation Funding 11/19/15 Letter to Congressional Leadership - Bring a Clean Spending Bill to the Floor 11/18/15 Letter to Chairman Rogers and Ranking Member Lowey - Boost in NIH funding 11/18/15 Reject Fearmongers, Welcome Syrian Refugees 11/05/15 Letter to Loretta Lynch, Attorney General - Wrongful Indictments Against Asian Americans for Alleged Espionage 11/03/15 Letter to President Mahmoud Abbas, Palestinian Authority - Violence in the West Bank and Israel 11/03/15 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Release Full Text of the Trans-Pacific Partnership 10/30/15 Letter to Sylvia M. Burwell, Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services - Ebola Virus 10/30/15 Duckworth Diary: 10/30/15

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