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Jan Schakowsky's Public Statements on Issue: National Security

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
Issue Position: Contracting
July 1, 2014 Letter to Jeh Johnson, Secretary Department of Homeland Security - Indefinite Detention of Immigrants
May 30, 2014 Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Years 2014 and 2015
May 28, 2014 Letter to Jeh Johnson, Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security - Profiling at Courthouses
May 8, 2014 Schakowsky Strongly Supports Passage of the USA Freedom Act from the House Intelligence Committee
April 10, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Declassify the Senate Report on CIA Interrogation Program
April 1, 2014 Letter to John Carter, Chairman, and David Price, Ranking Member, of the House Appropriations Committee - Increase Funding for Fire and Emergency Response Teams
March 28, 2014 Letter to John Carter, Chairman, and David Price, Ranking Member, of the Subcommittee on Homeland Security, House Appropriations Committee - Fund Non-Profit Security Grant Program
Feb. 7, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - FEMA Public Assistance for Disaster Damage in Illinois
Dec. 19, 2013 Statement on NSA Advisory Panel Recommendations
Dec. 19, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Durbin, Kirk, Delegation Call on President to Provide Federal Public Assistance for Southern and Central Illinois Counties
Dec. 11, 2013 Statement on the USA Freedom Act
Nov. 25, 2013 Kirk, Durbin, Delegation Call on President to Provide Federal Refief for Central and Southern Illinois Counties
Oct. 29, 2013 Politico - NSA Director Keith Alexander Says European Spying Reports are False
Sept. 23, 2013 64 Members of Congress, Led by Congressman Dan Kildee, Call on Iran to Release Amir Hekmati As U.N. General Assembly Starts
Aug. 5, 2013 Letter to Baroness Catherine Ashton, Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy for the European Union - Hezbollah Organization Designation
July 26, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Limitations of NSA
May 9, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Illinois Disaster Relief
April 28, 2013 ABC "This Week With George Stephanopoulos" - Chemical Weapons in Syria and the Boston Bombing Investigation
April 18, 2013 Rep. Schakowsky Voted Against the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act
April 17, 2013 Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act
April 16, 2013 Hearing of the House Rules Committee - Remarks on Amendment to CISPA
April 10, 2013 Statement on Voting Against the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act
March 21, 2013 Letter to Transportation Security Administration Administrator John Pistole - Repeal the Allowance of Knives on Airplanes
March 18, 2013 Letter to Secretary of State John Kerry and Secretary of Treasury Jack Lew - Iran Sanctions
Feb. 6, 2013 Representatives Seek to Protect Online Content
Nov. 29, 2012 The Progressive Caucus
Sept. 12, 2012 Schakowsky Statement on H.R. 5949, FISA Amendments Act Reauthorization Act
Sept. 12, 2012 Schakowsky Statement on Death of American Personnel in Libya
Aug. 6, 2012 Schakowsky Statement on Sikh Temple Shootings
Aug. 1, 2012 Iran Threat Reduction and Syria Human Rights Act of 2012
May 31, 2012 Schakowsky Statement on FY 2013 Intelligence Authorization Act
May 29, 2012 Letter to Timothy Geithner, Secretary of the U.S. Department of the Treasury and Mr. Edward DeMarco, Acting Director
April 26, 2012 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 3523, Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act; Providing for Consideration of Motions to Suspend the Rules; Providing for Consideration of H.R. 4628, Interest Rate Reduction Act; and for Other Purposes
March 8, 2012 Letter to President Obama
Nov. 29, 2011 House Approves Bipartisan National Guard & Reservist Debt Relief Extension Act
Oct. 13, 2011 Letter to Members of the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction
Sept. 21, 2011 Letter to Co-Chairs and Members of the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction
June 22, 2011 Rep. Schakowsky's Statement on the President's Afghanistan Troop Withdrawal Announcement
May 26, 2011 Patriot Sunsets Extension Act of 2011
May 11, 2011 MSNBC "Hardball with Chris Matthews" - Transcript
May 10, 2011 Letter to Chairman McKeon
May 2, 2011 Rep. Schakowsky statement on Death of Osama Bin Laden
March 31, 2011 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Mahmoud Abbas Re-Entering Peace Talks
March 16, 2011 Out of Afghanistan Caucus: United States' Fiscal and Security Needs Demand a Swift Withdrawal Beginning in July
March 10, 2011 McGovern Joins Colleagues Urging Rep. King to Focus on All Terrorist Extremism
March 10, 2011 Letter to Pete King, U.S. Representative, House Homeland Security Committee Chairman - Homegrown Terrorism
March 8, 2011 MSNBC "Hardball with Chris Matthews" - Transcript
Dec. 9, 2010 Schakowsky Leads Effort to Encourage Senate to Ratify New START
Dec. 9, 2010 Letter to Senators McConnell and Reid
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