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Jan Schakowsky's Public Statements on Issue: Education

Full Name: Janice 'Jan' D. Schakowsky
Office: U.S. House (IL) - District 9, Democratic
First Elected: 11/03/1998
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 9
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary March 18, 2014
Gender: Female
Family: Husband: Robert Creamer; 2 Children: Ian, Mary; 1 Stepchild: Lauren
Birth Date: 05/26/1944
Birth Place: Chicago, IL
Home City: Evanston, IL
Religion: Jewish
Date Title
July 16, 2014 House Democrats Unveil Plan for a Middle Class Jumpstart
July 9, 2014 Statement on the Passage of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act
Jan. 17, 2014 Letter to Curtis Marez, President of the American Studies Association - Condemning Academic Boycott of Israel
April 22, 2013 Letter to Jack Kingston, Chair Member of the Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies and Rosa DeLauro, Member of the Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies - Technical Education Act
April 19, 2013 Letter to Chairman Simpson and Ranking Member Moran - National Environmental Education Act Programs Funding
April 17, 2013 Letter to Chairman Aderholt and Ranking Member Farr, Subcommittee on Agriculture - Additional Funding for Child Nutrition Programs
April 12, 2013 Letter to Seth Harris, Acting Secretary of Labor - Reduction of On Board Strength
Aug. 12, 2012 Blog: Mitt Romney and Paul Romney: Millionaires Over Medicare
June 29, 2011 Grijalva Joined By Broad Cross-Section of Members of Congress In Praising Yesterday's First Ever Senate Hearing on The DREAM Act
May 24, 2011 Repealing Mandatory Funding for Graduate Medical Education
March 10, 2011 H.R. 1 Is Not the Answer
Dec. 8, 2010 Development, Relief, and Education for Alien Minors Act of 2010
Aug. 10, 2010 Education Jobs and Medicaid Assistance Act
May 1, 2010 A Call for $23 Billion Teacher Jobs Fund
March 21, 2010 Senate Amendments To H.R. 3590, Service Members Home Ownership Tax Act Of 2009, And H.R. 4872, Health Care And Education Reconciliation Act Of 2010
March 7, 2010 Letter To The Honorable Dave Obey, Chairman, Subcommittee on Labor Health & Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies; The Honorable Todd Tiahrt, Ranking Member, Subcommittee on Labor Health & Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies
May 19, 2008 Schakowsky Statemnet in Support of Brain Tumor Awareness Month
May 19, 2008 Sense of House Regarding Establishment of a National Brain Tumor Awareness Month
Nov. 13, 2007 Schakowsky Response to President's Veto of Fy08 Labor, Health and Human Services, Education Appropriations Bill
March 20, 2007 Letter: To Dave Obey, Chairman, Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education; James Walsh, Ranking Member, Subcommittee on Labor, H
Dec. 13, 2005 Congress Should Listen to Ethan Senser
June 24, 2005 Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2006
May 17, 2005 Recognizing the Work of Dr. Frank Splitt
Nov. 20, 2004 Conference Report on H.R. 1350, Individuals With Disabilities Education Improvement Act of 2004
Aug. 20, 2004 Chicago Tribune Editorial - Tests can't measure immigrants' patriotism
May 17, 2004 In Honor of Brown v. Board of Education
April 30, 2004 57 Members of Congress Join Representative Watson in Opposing Administration's Weakening of Title IX Education Programs
Jan. 1, 2013 Issue Position: Education
Jan. 1, 2013 Issue Position: STEM and Arts Education
Jan. 1, 2013 Issue Position: Public Libraries/Museums
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