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Jan Schakowsky's Public Statements on Issue: Women

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
Primary March 18, 2014
General Nov. 4, 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
July 31, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - House Should Stay in Session to Address Budget and Other Pressing Issues
July 16, 2014 House Democrats Unveil Plan for a Middle Class Jumpstart
July 15, 2014 Standing up for the Not My Boss's Business Act
June 30, 2014 Statement on Supreme Court Decision on Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc.
June 26, 2014 Statement on McCullen v. Coakley Buffer Zone Decision
June 23, 2014 Statement on White House Summit on Working Families
June 20, 2014 Women Win with Unions
June 19, 2014 Witness Wednesday: Faces of the Unemployed
May 30, 2014 Letter to Eric Holder, Attorney General of the United States - Preventing Sex Trafficking
May 9, 2014 Reps. Kuster, Wagner Lead All 79 House Women Representatives In Requesting Additional Sanctions On Boko Haram to the Administration
April 8, 2014 On Equal Pay Day, Schakowsky Calls for Passage of the Paycheck Fairness Act
April 3, 2014 Save American Workers Act of 2014
March 13, 2014 Letter to the Women of Afghanistan - Supporting Women of Afghanistan
Jan. 30, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Fulfilling the Promise of the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act
Jan. 14, 2014 Equal Opportunity in America
Dec. 30, 2013 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript: Economy and Health Care
Dec. 13, 2013 Letter to Eric Shinseki, Secretary of the US Department of Veterans Affairs - Veteran Military Sexual Trauma Survivors
Dec. 10, 2013 Letter to Rajiv Shah, Administrator, US Agency for International Development - Reproductive Health as a Core Human Right
Nov. 21, 2013 Rep. Schakowsky Introduces the Bipartisan International Violence Against Women Act
Aug. 1, 2013 Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson Releases Statement on the Re-introduction of the Women, Peace and Security Act of 2013
July 31, 2013 Schakowsky, Johnson, Honda and Tsongas Reintroduce the Women, Peace, and Security Act
July 18, 2013 Statement on House Democrats' Women's Economic Agenda: When Women Succeed, America Succeeds
July 15, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Women's Rights in Afghanistan
July 5, 2013 Statement on Receiving Woman of Impact Award
June 20, 2013 Rep. Bera and Coalition of Women's Health Champions Introduce Bill Calling for National Women's Wellness Public Awareness Campaign
June 18, 2013 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 1947, Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013; And Providing for Consideration of H.R. 1797 Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act
June 17, 2013 Sexual Assault in the Military
June 10, 2013 Statement on the 50th Anniversary of the Equal Pay Act
June 5, 2013 Paycheck Fairness Act
May 8, 2013 Working Families Flexibility Act of 2013
April 9, 2013 Statement on Equal Pay Day
Jan. 4, 2013 Reps. Schakowsky, Maloney introduce bill to ratify U.N. agreement to outlaw discrimination against women
Dec. 20, 2012 Schakowsky Statement on National Defense Authorization Act Conference Report
Dec. 13, 2012 H.R. 4310National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2013
Nov. 28, 2012 Devastating Effects of Sequestration Cuts to Maternal And Child Health Programs and Research
Oct. 19, 2012 Schakowsky Remarks on National Domestic Violence Awareness Month
Sept. 21, 2012 Do-Nothing Congress
Sept. 19, 2012 Reps. Schakowsky, Maloney & DeLauro Blast Stark Shift of House GOP Toward Denying Women's Rights
July 31, 2012 MSNBC "The Rachel Maddow Show" - Transcript
July 10, 2012 You Can Stop Worrying
June 7, 2012 Schakowsky, House Democrats Introduce International Violence Against Women Act
June 5, 2012 Schakowsky Statement on Senate Vote on Paycheck Fairness Act
May 31, 2012 War on Women Legislation
May 31, 2012 Pay Check Fairness Act
May 31, 2012 Schakowsky Statement on PRENDA
May 20, 2012 Schakowsky, Albright, Verveer Raise Afghan Women Issues during NATO Summit
May 16, 2012 House Democrats Press Conference - Pelosi and Hoyer Calling on GOP to Stop Blocking Bipartisan Senate Violence Against Women Act
May 16, 2012 Rep. Schakowsky Responds to Dold's Election-year Maneuver on Woman's Health
May 16, 2012 VAWA-Women's Health Wednesday
April 27, 2012 Interest Rate Reduction Act
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