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Jan Schakowsky's Public Statements on Issue: Unemployed and Low-Income

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 10, 2014 Progressive Caucus: Time to Renew Unemployment Insurance
April 9, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Immediate Vote on Unemployment Insurance Deal
April 8, 2014 Statement on Senate Passage of Unemployment Insurance Extension Bill
April 7, 2014 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript: Unemployment Benefit Extension
April 4, 2014 Letter to Chairman Jack Kingston and Ranking Member Rosa DeLauro, Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services and Education - Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program Funding
March 6, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Don't Leave Jobless Veterans Behind
March 4, 2014 Schakowsky Statement on the President's Budget
Jan. 30, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Full LIHEAP Funding in 2015 Budget
Jan. 28, 2014 Schakowsky Statement on President Obama's State of the Union Address
Jan. 16, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives and Eric Cantor, Majority Leader of the House of Representatives - Emergency Unemployment Compensation
Jan. 13, 2014 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript: Extending Unemployment Benefits
Jan. 9, 2014 War on Poverty
Jan. 9, 2014 The Congressional Progressive Caucus
Jan. 8, 2014 Statement on the War on Poverty
Jan. 8, 2014 We Can Win the War on Poverty
Dec. 18, 2013 Illinois Members Release County-By-County Numbers of Those Affected by Not Extending Unemployment Insurance
Dec. 12, 2013 Statement on the Budget Deal
Dec. 11, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Republicans Must Not Adjourn for Year without Extending Federal Unemployment Insurance
Dec. 6, 2013 Huffington Post - It's the Inequality, Stupid
Dec. 4, 2013 Letter to Debbie Stabenow, Chairwoman, Senate Committee on Agriculture and Collin Peterson, Ranking Member, House of Representatives Committee on Agriculture - No Further Cuts to SNAP in the Farm Bill Conference Report
Sept. 18, 2013 SNAP
Sept. 11, 2013 Low-Wage Workers
July 30, 2013 48th Anniversary of Medicare and Medicaid
July 30, 2013 Happy Anniversary Medicare and Medicaid
June 28, 2013 Federal Unemployment Insurance Benefits: 4 Million More Reasons to End the Sequester
June 19, 2013 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 1947, Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013
April 19, 2013 Letter to Chairman Kingston, Ranking Member DeLauro, Chairman Latham, Ranking Member Pastor - Programs that Aim to Eliminate Poverty Funding
Feb. 15, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security
Jan. 2, 2013 Rep. Schakowsky Applauds Deal to Avert "Cliff," Says There Are Still More Battles to Come
Dec. 18, 2012 Cuts to Social Security and Medicare
Dec. 13, 2012 Progressive Caucus
Dec. 7, 2012 Letter to House and Senate Leadership - Unemployment
Nov. 29, 2012 The Progressive Caucus
Oct. 24, 2012 Reuters - The Sham of Simpson-Bowles
Sept. 11, 2012 An American Jobs Act for Our First Responders
April 19, 2012 Statement in Opposition to H.R. 4348 -- the Surface Transportation Extension Act, Pt. II
April 17, 2012 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 4089, Sportsmen's Heritage Act of 2012, and for Other Purposes
April 17, 2012 Hunger and the Ryan Budget
Feb. 28, 2012 Rep. Schakowsky, Members of Congress, Food Experts, Religious Leaders Praise SNAP Program
Dec. 14, 2011 Opposing H.R. 3630, Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act
Nov. 21, 2011 Democratic Caucus Seniors Task Force Co-Chairs Statement on Super Committee
Oct. 25, 2011 The Food Stamp Challenge
Sept. 19, 2011 Schakowsky Supports President on Fair Taxes and Protecting Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid
Sept. 14, 2011 Schakowsky Introduces Bill to Create 2.2 Million Jobs
July 27, 2011 The Default Crisis and Its Effects on American Jobs
July 20, 2011 Medicare Guarantee Threatened
July 15, 2011 Cicilline to Leader Pelosi: Protect Social Security, Medicare & Medicaid Benefits
March 31, 2011 OurFuture - Rep. Schakowsky Responds To Republican Call To Abolish Social Security
Feb. 11, 2011 Schakowsky Blasts Announcement of Republican Spending Cuts
Feb. 8, 2011 Schakowsky Backs Legislation to Boost Unemployed, Spur Job Growth
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