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Jan Schakowsky's Public Statements on Issue: Transportation

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 2, 2014 Hearing of the Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - The GM Ignition Switch Recall: Why Did It Take So Long?
March 31, 2014 Letter to Mary Barra, CEO of General Motors Company - Request Details about GM Approval of Faulty Ignition Switches
March 11, 2014 Letter to David Friedman, Acting Administrator of the National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration - Information on GM Recalls
March 11, 2014 Letter to Mary Barra, Cheif Executive Officer of the General Motors Company - Information on Auto Recall
Jan. 31, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator, Environmental Protection Agency - Tier 3 Standards
Dec. 11, 2013 Letter to Tom Wheeler, Chairmans of the Federal Communications Commission - DeFazio Sponsors Bill to Ban Cell Phone Conversations on Planes
Dec. 6, 2013 Statement on the Silent Skies Act
Oct. 14, 2013 Quigley, Schakowsky Work to Mitigate Impact of Increased O'Hare Traffic
June 24, 2013 Statement on the Department of Transportation's Decision to Delay the Rule to Prevent Backover Deaths
April 26, 2013 Rep. Schakowsky Statement on Reducing Flight Delays Act
March 21, 2013 Letter to Transportation Security Administration Administrator John Pistole - Repeal the Allowance of Knives on Airplanes
July 10, 2012 Capps, Engel, Schakowsky Introduce Legislation in Honor of Raechel and Jacqueline Houck to Ensure the Safety of America's Rental Car Flee
June 29, 2012 Schakowsky Statement on Surface Transportation Extension Act
June 29, 2012 Schakowsky Statement on Transportation, HUD Appropriations Bill
June 21, 2012 Surface Transportation Extension Act of 2012
June 19, 2012 Surface Transportation Extension Act of 2012
April 27, 2012 Governor Quinn, Mayor Emanuel, Sen. Durbin and Others Announce Key Improvements Along Northern Red Line Stations
April 19, 2012 Statement in Opposition to H.R. 4348 -- the Surface Transportation Extension Act, Pt. II
March 29, 2012 Rep. Schakowsky Statement on the Surface Transportation Extension Act
March 29, 2012 Surface Transportation Extension Act of 2012
Feb. 6, 2012 Conference Report on H.R. 658, FAA Reauthorization and Reform Act of 2012
Nov. 14, 2011 Letter to Tom Latham and John Olver, Chairman and Ranking Member of Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies
Feb. 28, 2011 Schakowsky's Statement on Car Safety and Kids; Lack of NHTSA Rule
Dec. 3, 2010 Schakowsky Praises NHTSA Action to Save Children's Lives
Dec. 17, 2009 Letter to The Honorable Ray LaHood, Secretary, United States Department of Transportation
May 20, 2009 O'Hare Noise Pollution Could Be Under Review
May 19, 2009 Schakowsky Applauds CAFE Standard Reform
May 1, 2009 Hearing Of The Health Subcommittee Of The House Energy And Commerce Committee - The 2009 H1N1 Flu Outbreak And The United States Federal Response
Sept. 24, 2008 Letter to Matthew K. Rose, CEO and President of BNSF, E. Hunter Harrison, CEO and President of Canadian National, and James R. Young, CEO and President of UP, Re: Commit to Improving Amtrak On-Time Performance
June 20, 2008 Letter to The Honorable George W. Bush, The President of the United States
Feb. 29, 2008 President Bush Signs Schakowsky's Kids Transportation Safety Act Into Law
Feb. 14, 2008 Senate Approves Schakowsky's Kids and Cars Safety Act
Dec. 19, 2007 Cameron Gulbransen Kids Transportation Safety Act of 2007
Dec. 19, 2007 House Approves Schakowsky's Cameron Gulbransen Transportation Safety Act
Dec. 18, 2007 House Energy and Commerce Committee Approves Schakowsky's Cameron Gulbransen Transportation Safety Act
Feb. 26, 2007 Schakowsky Introduces Kids and Cars Safety Act of 2007
Oct. 24, 2006 Letter to E. Hunter Harrison, President and Chief Executive Officer, Canadian National Railway Company
Oct. 24, 2006 Durbin, Colleagues Say Canadian National Railway Must Honor Its Agreements with Amtrak
Sept. 29, 2006 Chicago: Working to Create a 21st Century Energy Policy
Sept. 6, 2006 Schakowsky Renews Call for Passage of Kids and Cars Safety Act
July 11, 2006 Schakowsky Says America's Safety is America's Busines Opposes outsourcing homeland security functions to foreign corporations or governments
March 3, 2006 IL Congressional Coalition Demands Answers on FAA's Plan to Relocate 100 Workers From DES Plaines to Texas
Nov. 10, 2005 Schakowsky Supports Bill to Give Consumers Better and Cheaper Ways to Repair Their Vehicles
July 29, 2005 Schakowsky Secures $12.8 Million in Funding for District in Transportation Bill
May 24, 2005 Schakowsky Calls On Congress To Protect Children And Prevent Accidental Car-Related Deaths
Nov. 17, 2004 Tribute to Congressman William O. Lipinski
Sept. 24, 2004 Letter to Mr. Glenn Tilton, Chair of United Airlines
June 23, 205 Schakowsky Calls on Congress, NHTSA to Track and Reduce Motor Vehicle Accidents
Jan. 1, 2013 Issue Position: Auto Safety
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