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

Office: U.S. House (IL) - District 9, Democratic
Date Title
Issue Position: Fiscal Commission
Issue Position: Hunger in America
Nov. 14, 2014 Letter to Mel Watt, Director of the Federal Housing Financing Agency - Affordable Housing in Chicago
Oct. 1, 2014 Schakowsky Statement on New Unemployment Insurance Report
Sept. 19, 2014 Letter to Shaun Donovan, Director the Office of Budget and Management - Support of Funding for The Emergency Food Assistance Program
Aug. 21, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Executive Action on Poverty
Aug. 1, 2014 Statement on the Introduction of the Put a Registered Nurse in the Nursing Home Act
July 15, 2014 Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Act, 2015
June 25, 2014 Letter to Kevin McCarthy, House Majority Leader Elect - Path Forward on Unemployment Insurance
June 19, 2014 Witness Wednesday: Faces of the Unemployed
June 2, 2014 E-Newsletter: Faces of the Unemployed & ACA Special Enrollment
April 23, 2014 E-Newsletter: Jobs, Environment, Auto Safety & Obamacare
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 Jack Kingston, Chairman and Rosa DeLauro, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Labor for 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 The Congressional Progressive Caucus
Jan. 9, 2014 War on Poverty
Jan. 8, 2014 We Can Win the War on Poverty
Jan. 8, 2014 Statement on 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
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