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Jan Schakowsky's Public Statements

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
Dec. 6, 2013 Statement on the Silent Skies Act
Dec. 5, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Dial Back Deportations
Dec. 4, 2013 Letter to Fast Food Chains - Raising Minimum Wage
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
Dec. 3, 2013 Letter to Paul Ryan, Chairman, House of Representatives Budget Committee, Patty Murray, Chairwoman, Senate Budget Committee, Chris Van Hollen, Ranking Member, House of Representatives Budget Committee, and Jeff Sessions, Ranking Member, Senate Budget Committee - Don't Cave to Tea Party Extremism
Dec. 2, 2013 Statement in Opposition to the Illinois Pension Proposal
Nov. 26, 2013 New Data Shows Affordable Care Act Helped Seniors Save $8.9 billion on Prescription Drugs
Nov. 26, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel and USAID Administrator Raj Shah - Titus Joins Bipartisan Letter in Support of U.S. Airdrops of Food and Supplies to Remote Areas of the Philipines
Nov. 26, 2013 Statement on Supreme Court to Hear Cases on Women's Contraceptive Coverage
Nov. 25, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Illinois Disaster Declaration Due to Tornado Damage
Nov. 25, 2013 Kirk, Durbin, Delegation Call on President to Provide Federal Refief for Central and Southern Illinois Counties
Nov. 24, 2013 Statement on President Obama's Announcement on the First Step Agreement on Iran's Nuclear Program
Nov. 21, 2013 House Democrats Stand in Solidarity with Fasters Calling on Congress to Pass Comprehensive Immigration Reform
Nov. 21, 2013 Letter to John M. McHugh, Secretary of the Army, Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus, and Acting Secretary of the Air Force Eric Fanning - Immigrant Recruitment Issue in Armed Forces
Nov. 21, 2013 Rep. Schakowsky Introduces the Bipartisan International Violence Against Women Act
Nov. 21, 2013 Statement on the Passage of H.R. 1965, H.R. 2728, and H.R. 1900
Nov. 20, 2013 Statement on Report that Healthcare Cost Growth is Lowest on Record
Nov. 20, 2013 Letter to Co-Chairs Patty Murray and Paul Ryan, Fiscal Year 2014 Budget Conference Committee - Protect Social Security and Medicare
Nov. 19, 2013 PEPFAR Stewardship and Oversight Act of 2013
Nov. 15, 2013 Keep Your Health Plan Act of 2013
Nov. 15, 2013 Statement on Amendment to the Rule of Republican Bill H.R. 3350 "Keep Your Health Plan Act"
Nov. 14, 2013 Statement on National Fair Housing Alliance Investigation
Nov. 13, 2013 Furthering Asbestos Claim Transparency (FACT) Act of 2013
Nov. 13, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Outdated Fast Track For Trans-Pacific Partnership
Nov. 12, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Armenian Orphan Rug is a Cherished Symbol of Armenian Resilience, A Symbol Worthy of the Smithsonian
Nov. 12, 2013 Politico - The Standard for Integrity in Public Service
Nov. 8, 2013 E-Newsletter: Good News for Medicare
Nov. 8, 2013 Statement on Regulations to Equally Cover Mental Health
Nov. 8, 2013 Statement on Veterans Day
Nov. 6, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House and Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader of the House - Federal Defender Services Funding
Nov. 5, 2013 Rep. Schakowsky Strongly Supports Illinois General Assembly's Passage of Marriage Equality
Oct. 31, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Government Shutdown
Oct. 31, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Agriculture Thomas Vilsack - Provide Additional Resources to Address Colony Collapse Disorder
Oct. 30, 2013 Anti-Christian Terror is Everyone's Concern
Oct. 29, 2013 Politico - NSA Director Keith Alexander Says European Spying Reports are False
Oct. 29, 2013 E-Newsletter: Get Covered Illinois!
Oct. 24, 2013 NBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript: Republican's Public Image and HealthCare.gov
Oct. 23, 2013 Celebrating National Healthcare Quality Week
Oct. 22, 2013 Letter to Senators Barbara Mikulski and Richard Shelby and Representatives Harold Rogers and Nita Lowey - Continue to Fund the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative
Oct. 15, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - US Airways and American Airlines Lawsuit
Oct. 15, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Impact of the Government Shutdown on Energy and Commerce
Oct. 14, 2013 Quigley, Schakowsky Work to Mitigate Impact of Increased O'Hare Traffic
Oct. 11, 2013 Relating to Considerations of House Amendment to Senate Amendment Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013
Oct. 10, 2013 Letter to Acting Director Edward DeMarco, Federal Housing Finance Agency - Do Not Lower Conforming Loan Limits
Oct. 9, 2013 Statement on Yellen's Nomination to Chair the Federal Reserve
Oct. 8, 2013 Letter to Scott Blackmun, CEO, United States Olympic Committee - Ensure Safety of Americans During Winter Olympics
Oct. 5, 2013 Letter to Speaker Boehner - We Demand a Vote to End the Republican Government Shutdown
Oct. 5, 2013 Letter to Speaker of the House John Boehner - Demand a Vote on Bill to Reopen Government
Oct. 4, 2013 Letter to Ivica Dacic, Prime Minister of Serbia - Support LGBT Rights
Oct. 3, 2013 Letter to Speaker John Boehner and Leader Nancy Pelosi - Comprehensive Immigration Reform with Strong Labor Protections
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