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Jan Schakowsky's Public Statements on Issue: Business and Consumers

Office: U.S. House (IL) - District 9, Democratic
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 9
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June 28, 2016 CPSC and IKEA Announce a Recall to Prevent Future Injuries and Deaths from Tip-overs of Malm Dresser
June 24, 2016 Schakowsky Introduces the Protect Consumers from Phony Charges Act
June 8, 2016 Letter to The Honorable Tom Wheeler, Chairman, Federal Communications Commision- Protect Americans from Unwanted Robocalls and Robotexts
May 26, 2016 Schakowsky, Shaheen, Maloney, Kuster Introduce Legislation To Give Energy Consumers A Voice In FERC Proceedings
May 19, 2016 Payne, Jr., Nearly 90 Members Issue Joint Statement on Verizon Labor Negotiations
May 18, 2016 Letter to Mr. Ward - Urging IKEA to Take Strong and Definitive Action to Prevent Future Injuries and Deaths From Tip-Overs of Malm Dresser
May 10, 2016 Letter to Chairman Kaye - Klobuchar, Schakowsky, Casey Urge the Consumer Product Safety Commission to Take Action to Prevent Future Injuries and Deaths From Tip-Overs of IKEA Malm Dresser
May 4, 2016 Pallone, Schakowsky Statement on Latest Takata Airbag Recall
March 31, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Jenny Yang, Chair of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission - Fight The Wage Gap
March 28, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Sylvia M. Burwell, Secretary of Health and Human Services and Francis Collins, Director of National Institutes of Health - Act Now on Drug Affordability
Feb. 25, 2016 Letter to Jacob Lew - Stop Corporate Inversions Following Report on Extent of Pfizer Tax Dodging and Price Gouging
Feb. 12, 2016 Common Sense Nutrition Disclosure Act of 2015
Feb. 3, 2016 Encouraging Employee Ownership Act of 2015
Feb. 2, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Jenny R. Young, Chair, U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission - EEOC Action to Protect Employees' Family Health Information
Sept. 29, 2015 Hearing of the Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade Subcommittee of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce - Opening Statement of Rep. Schakowsky, Hearing on The Disrupter Series: How the Sharing Economy Creates Jobs, Benefits Consumers, and Raises Policy Questions
Sept. 3, 2015 Letter to the Hon. Barack Obama, President of the United States - Small Business Administration Disaster Declaration
Aug. 27, 2015 Letter to The Honorable Barack Obama, President of the United States - Federal Relief For Small Businesses Impacted By Severe Summer Storms
July 23, 2015 Hearing of the Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - Markup of H.R. 985, the Concrete Masonry Products, Research, Education, and Promotion Act; H.R. __, the Child Nicotine Poisoning Prevention Act; and H.R. __, the E-Warranty Act
July 10, 2015 Hearing of the Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade Subcommittee of the Energy and Commerce Committee - H.R. 985, Concrete Masonry Products Research, Education, and Promotion Act of 2015
July 9, 2015 Letter to Edith Ramirez, Chairwoman of the Federal Trade Commission, and Richard Cordray, Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau - Consumer Protections for Victims of Federal Data Breachesaudio
June 3, 2015 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Federal Relief for 16th District Small Businesses Impacted by April Tornado
June 2, 2015 Pallone, Schakowsky Highlight Vehicle Safety Improvement Act in Advance of Takata Hearing
May 19, 2015 Hearing of the House Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade Subcommittee of the Energy and Commerce Committee - Oversight of the Consumer Product Safety Commission
May 19, 2015 Hearing of the House Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade Subcommittee of the Energy and Commerce Committee - Oversight of the Consumer Product Safety Commission
April 15, 2015 Letter to Thomas Perez, Secretary of the Department of Labor, and Shaun Donovan, Director of the Office of Management and Budget - Executive Order on Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces
March 24, 2015 Hearing of the Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - Markup of "Discussion Draft of H.R. __, Data Security and Breach Notification Act of 2015
March 24, 2015 Hearing of the Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - The Internet of Things: Exploring the Next Technology Frontier
March 20, 2015 Letter to Elliot Kaye, Chairman of the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission - Phthalates to Consumer Product Safety
March 18, 2015 Hearing of the Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - Discussion Draft of H.R. __, Data Security and Breach Notification Act of 2015
Feb. 27, 2015 Schakowsky and Pallone Joint Statement in Response to Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights
Jan. 7, 2015 Promoting Job Creation and Reducing Small Business Burdens Act
Jan. 1, 2015 Issue Position: Cosmetic Safety
Jan. 1, 2015 Issue Position: Patriot Corporations
Jan. 1, 2015 Issue Position:Consumer Protection
Jan. 1, 2015 Issue Position:Children's Product Safety
Oct. 31, 2014 Letter to Shaun Donovan, Director of the Office of Management and Budget - Efforts to Protect and Restore the Great Lakes
Oct. 29, 2014 Letter to Gene Dodaro, Comptroller General of the Government Accountability Office - Seeking Government Watchdog Review of NHTSA
Oct. 8, 2014 Reps. Waxman and Schakowsky Statements on CPSC Vote to Begin Proceedings to Issue a Mandatory Window Coverings Standard
Sept. 18, 2014 Reps. Schakowsky and Waxman Introduce Bill to Improve Motor Vehicle Safety, Respond to Committee's GM Investigation
Sept. 15, 2014 Letter to Frank Blake, CEO of The Home Depot, Inc. - Home Depot Data Breach
Sept. 9, 2014 Schakowsky Statement on Home Depot Data Breach
Aug. 6, 2014 Statement on Walgreens Decision to Keep Its Headquarters in the United States
Aug. 1, 2014 Letter to Elliot Kaye, Chairman of the US Consumer Product Safety Commission - Take Swift Action on Phthalates
Aug. 1, 2014 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner, Food and Drug Administration - Take Swift Action on Phthalates
Aug. 1, 2014 Schakowsky Introduces Legislation to Reward Patriotic Corporations
July 31, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - House Should Stay in Session to Address Budget and Other Pressing Issues
July 23, 2014 Letter to Gregory Wasson, President and Chief Executive Officer of Walgreens - Relocating Headquarters to Switzerland
July 22, 2014 Ranking Members Waxman and Schakowsky Release Statements on Chronic Hazard Advisory Panel Report
July 21, 2014 Statement on President Obama's Signing of Executive Order Banning Federal Contractors From Engaging in Workplace Discrimination Against LGBT Individuals
July 16, 2014 Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Act, 2015
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