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Jan Schakowsky's Public Statements on Issue: Health and Health Care

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
April 4, 2014 Letter to Harold Rogers, Nita Lowey, Jack Kingston, and Rosa DeLauro - Increase Funding for the National Institutes of Health
April 2, 2014 Letter to Rodney Frelinghuysen, Chairman, and Peter Visclosky, Ranking Member, of the House Subcommittee on Defense of the Appropriations Committee - Prostate Cancer
March 27, 2014 DeGette Joins Reps. Esty, Schakowsky, Bustos, Ruiz, and Bishop In Introducing Legislation to Protect Children From E-Cigarettes
March 22, 2014 Obamacare Anniversary and Enrollment Event in Chicago
March 17, 2014 Letter to Rodney Frelinghuysen, John Culberson, Pete Visclosky, Sanford Bishop - Increase Funding for Military and Veteran Suicide Prevention and Outreach Programs
March 5, 2014 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration - FDA's Proposed Rule to Protect Consumers of Generic Drugs
March 4, 2014 Statement on National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month
Feb. 21, 2014 Letter to Karen DeSalvo, National Coordinator for Health Informational Technology, and Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Leverage Meaningful Use Program to Reduce Health Disparities
Jan. 10, 2014 Letter to Samantha Power, Ambassador to the United Nations - Address Haiti Cholera Epidemic
Dec. 30, 2013 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript: Economy and Health Care
Dec. 11, 2013 The Decline in U.S. Research
Dec. 9, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Curb Antibiotic Use on the Farm
Nov. 26, 2013 New Data Shows Affordable Care Act Helped Seniors Save $8.9 billion on Prescription Drugs
Nov. 20, 2013 Letter to Co-Chairs Patty Murray and Paul Ryan, Fiscal Year 2014 Budget Conference Committee - Protect Social Security and Medicare
Nov. 19, 2013 PEPFAR Stewardship and Oversight Act of 2013
Nov. 13, 2013 Furthering Asbestos Claim Transparency (FACT) Act of 2013
Nov. 8, 2013 Statement on Regulations to Equally Cover Mental Health
Oct. 23, 2013 Celebrating National Healthcare Quality Week
Oct. 15, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Impact of the Government Shutdown on Energy and Commerce
Aug. 2, 2013 Letter to Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, Department of Health and Human Services - Reevaluate Discriminatory Blood Donation Policy
July 30, 2013 48th Anniversary of Medicare and Medicaid
July 30, 2013 Happy Anniversary Medicare and Medicaid
June 20, 2013 Rep. Bera and Coalition of Women's Health Champions Introduce Bill Calling for National Women's Wellness Public Awareness Campaign
June 20, 2013 Cancel the Sequester: Let Dr. Woodruff Improve our Understanding of the Effects of Expose to Metals on Human Reproductive Health
May 30, 2013 Letter to Honorable Ban Ki-Moon, Secretary General of the United Nations - Haitain Cholera Epidemic
May 16, 2013 DeLauro, Markey, House Dems Introduce Bill To Protect Human Subjects In Clinical Trials
May 16, 2013 Markey, House Dems Introduce Bill to Protect Human Subjects in Clinical Trials
May 9, 2013 Rep. Schakowsky Reintroduces the Nurse Staffing Standards for Patient Safety and Quality Care Act
May 7, 2013 Harkin, Schakowsky Introduce Companion Resolutions in Support of Home Health Care
April 17, 2013 Letter to Chairman Aderholt and Ranking Member Farr, Subcommittee on Agriculture - Additional Funding for Child Nutrition Programs
March 21, 2013 Reps. Markey, Schakowsky Introduce Bill to Protect Consumers from Chemicals in Care Products
Feb. 15, 2013 Importance of Research Into the Effects of Contamination on Reproductive Health
Feb. 6, 2013 Importance of Funding in Medical Research for Epithelioid Hemangioendothelioma and Other Diseases
Jan. 15, 2013 Schakowsky Statement on the Public Option Deficit Reduction Act
Dec. 11, 2012 The Impending Fiscal Cliff
Dec. 11, 2012 Markey, Schakowsky, Blumenauer to FDA: Don't Blow-off Risks of Brazilian Blowout
Nov. 29, 2012 World AIDS Day
Nov. 28, 2012 Devastating Effects of Sequestration Cuts to Maternal And Child Health Programs and Research
Oct. 16, 2012 Letter to King Hamad Bin Isa Al-Khalifa
Sept. 21, 2012 Recognizing World Alzheimer's Month
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
Aug. 12, 2012 Blog: Mitt Romney and Paul Romney: Millionaires Over Medicare
Aug. 2, 2012 Markey, House Dems Introduce Bill to Protect Human Subjects in Clinical Trials
July 31, 2012 MSNBC "The Rachel Maddow Show" - Transcript
June 20, 2012 Domestic Energy and Jobs Act
June 8, 2012 Letter to the Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services
May 16, 2012 Rep. Schakowsky Responds to Dold's Election-year Maneuver on Woman's Health
April 27, 2012 Schakowsky Statement in Opposition to H.R. 4628 -- False Choice Between Student Loans & Prevention
April 27, 2012 Interest Rate Reduction Act
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