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Jan Schakowsky's Public Statements on Issue: Veterans

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: Veterans & Military Issues
July 25, 2014 Letter to Harry Reid, Majority Leader of the Senate, and John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Congress Must Stay in Session Until VA Problems Addressed
June 25, 2014 Letter to Kevin McCarthy, Majority Leader Elect - Unemployment Insurance
June 20, 2014 Letter to Sloan Gibson, Acting Secretary of Veterans Affairs - VA Care for Victims of Sexual Assault
June 20, 2014 Letter to Slcan Gibson, Department of Veterans Affairs - Sexual Assault Claims
June 6, 2014 Schakowsky Statement Commemorating the 70th Anniversary of the D-Day Invasion
May 26, 2014 Statement on Memorial Day and Our Veterans
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 6, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Don't Leave Jobless Veterans Behind
Dec. 13, 2013 Letter to Eric Shinseki, Secretary of the US Department of Veterans Affairs - Veteran Military Sexual Trauma Survivors
Nov. 8, 2013 E-Newsletter: Good News for Medicare
Nov. 8, 2013 Statement on Veterans Day
Aug. 1, 2013 Letter to Secretary Charles Timothy Hagel, Department of Defense - Protect Service Members from High-Cost Loans
June 4, 2013 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2014
Oct. 21, 2011 Rep. Schakowsky Statement on President's Announcement to Withdraw U.S. Troops from Iraq
Sept. 22, 2011 Bipartisan National Guard & Reservist Debt Relief Extension Act Approved by House Judiciary Committee Measure Heads to House Floor
Sept. 10, 2010 Schakowsky, Teamsters Announce New Veterans Job Training, Employment Programs
May 31, 2010 Schakowsky Commemorates Memorial Day
Feb. 4, 2010 Support For North American Inclusion Month
Oct. 2, 2008 National Guard and Reservists Debt Relief Act of 2008
July 10, 2008 Lautenberg, Sutton, Military Groups and Veterans Call for Compensation for Soldiers Forced Into Extended Military Service
June 25, 2008 National Guard and Reservists Debt Relief Act of 2008
March 24, 2008 Schakowsky Statement on the 4,000th Death of the Iraq War
Dec. 18, 2007 Veterans Guaranteed Bonus Act of 2007
June 15, 2007 House Passes Record Increases in 2008 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Bill
March 22, 2007 Providing for Consideration of HR 1591, US Troop Readiness, Veterans' Health, and Iraq Accountability Act, 2007
June 12, 2006 Schakowsky Calls for Ombudsman to Help Veterans Affected by Data Breach
May 26, 2006 Schakowsky Remembers the Fallen, Says Veterans Deserve Results, Not Rhetoric on Memorial Day
May 24, 2006 Schakowsky Offers Support for Security Bill Which Would Do Most to Protect Consumers' Personal Information
May 17, 2006 Schakowsky Says Republicans' FY07 Budget Puts Interests of K Street Before Needs of Main Street
March 8, 2006 Lofgren Calls for Veterans' Care to Be Included in Iraq Supplemental
Feb. 14, 2006 Mr. Benjamin Solomon, Letter to the Editor of the New York Times
Aug. 12, 2005 Schakowsky Speaks Out to Save Veterans' Health Care Benefits
June 30, 2005 Making Supplemental Appropriations for Veterans Medical Services
May 27, 2005 Schakowsky: Remember The Fallen And Support Our Soilders
May 12, 2004 Recognizing the Veterans who Served during WWII, The Americans who Supported the War, and Celebrating the Completion of the Nat'l WWII Memorial
April 21, 2004 Mistakes Made in the War with Iraq
Jan. 28, 2004 Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2003
Jan. 1, 2013 Issue Position: Veterans
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