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Jan Schakowsky's Public Statements on Issue: Employment and Affirmative Action

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
June 25, 2014 Letter to Kevin McCarthy, Majority Leader Elect - Unemployment Insurance
June 23, 2014 Statement on White House Summit on Working Families
June 20, 2014 Statement on President Obama's Extension of Additional Benefits to Same-Sex Couples
June 19, 2014 Witness Wednesday: Faces of the Unemployed
June 17, 2014 Statement on President Obama's Executive Order Banning Workplace Discrimination on the Basis of Sexual Orientatio
May 29, 2014 Letter to Michael Froman, Ambassador Office of the US Trade Representative - Protect Workers' Rights in TPP Negotiations
April 23, 2014 E-Newsletter: Jobs, Environment, Auto Safety & Obamacare
April 9, 2014 Concurrent Resolution on the Budget for Fiscal Year 2015
April 8, 2014 On Equal Pay Day, Schakowsky Calls for Passage of the Paycheck Fairness Act
April 7, 2014 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript: Unemployment Benefit Extension
April 3, 2014 Save American Workers Act of 2014
April 2, 2014 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript: Minimum Wage
March 4, 2014 Letter to Richard Cordray, Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau - Payroll Card Abuse
Feb. 18, 2014 Schakowsky on the Minimum Wage
Feb. 11, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administration, Environmental Protection Agency - Protection for Agricultural Workers Exposed to Pesticides
Jan. 30, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Fulfilling the Promise of the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act
Jan. 28, 2014 Schakowsky Statement on President Obama's State of the Union Address
Jan. 13, 2014 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript: Extending Unemployment Benefits
Jan. 10, 2014 Statement on the Jobs Report
Dec. 6, 2013 Huffington Post - It's the Inequality, Stupid
Dec. 4, 2013 Letter to Fast Food Chains - Raising Minimum Wage
Nov. 5, 2013 Rep. Schakowsky Strongly Supports Illinois General Assembly's Passage of Marriage Equality
Sept. 17, 2013 Support for Rule to Provide Minimum Wage Protections to Direct Care Workers
Sept. 9, 2013 Global Investment in American Jobs Act of 2013
Sept. 9, 2013 Global Investment in American Jobs Act Passes the House
July 18, 2013 Statement on House Democrats' Women's Economic Agenda: When Women Succeed, America Succeeds
July 9, 2013 Letter to Mitch McConnell, Minority Leader of the U.S. Senate - National Labor Relations Board Nominees
July 5, 2013 Statement on Receiving Woman of Impact Award
June 12, 2013 Military-Branded & Licensed Apparel Sold at Base Stores Must Comply with Bangladesh Fire & Safety Accord, House Dem Amendment Says
June 10, 2013 Statement on the 50th Anniversary of the Equal Pay Act
June 5, 2013 Paycheck Fairness Act
June 4, 2013 Schakowsky Statement in Support of Walmart Employees
May 9, 2013 Rep. Schakowsky Reintroduces the Nurse Staffing Standards for Patient Safety and Quality Care Act
May 8, 2013 Working Families Flexibility Act of 2013
April 23, 2013 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Civilian Furloughs
April 19, 2013 Letter to Chairman Kingston and Ranking Member DeLauro - Job Corps Program Funding
April 18, 2013 Rep. Schakowsky Reintroduces the Emergency Jobs to Restore the American Dream Act
April 9, 2013 Statement on Equal Pay Day
Feb. 5, 2013 Celebrating the 20th Anniversary of the Family Medical Leave Act
Dec. 4, 2012 Schakowsky Statement on Senate Vote on the U.N. Convention on the Rights
Sept. 21, 2012 Reps Nadler and Schakowsky Push to Repeal Sequestration and Prevent Catastrophic Cuts to Defense and Domestic Programs
Sept. 19, 2012 Reps. Schakowsky, Maloney & DeLauro Blast Stark Shift of House GOP Toward Denying Women's Rights
Sept. 11, 2012 An American Jobs Act for Our First Responders
June 5, 2012 Schakowsky Statement on Senate Vote on Paycheck Fairness Act
May 31, 2012 Pay Check Fairness Act
May 31, 2012 Schakowsky Statement on PRENDA
April 27, 2012 Rep. Engel Seeks to Protect Personal Online Content
April 27, 2012 Interest Rate Reduction Act
April 17, 2012 Observance of Equal Pay Day
March 21, 2012 In Opposition of H.R. 3606 - The Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act
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