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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
Issue Position: Iraq
Issue Position: Economy & Jobs
Issue Position: Energy
Issue Position: Israel
Issue Position: Immigration
Issue Position: Consumer Protection and Privacy
Issue Position: Fiscal Commission
Issue Position: Social Security
Issue Position: Senior Citizens
Issue Position: Energy & the Environment
Issue Position: Contracting
Issue Position: Veterans & Military Issues
July 2, 2014 Schakowsky Marks the 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act
July 1, 2014 Letter to Jeh Johnson, Secretary Department of Homeland Security - Indefinite Detention of Immigrants
June 30, 2014 Statement on Supreme Court Decision on Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc.
June 30, 2014 Statement on Supreme Court Decision on Harris v. Quinn
June 30, 2014 Statement on Tragic Deaths of Kidnapped Israeli Teenagers
June 30, 2014 Letter to Sheikh Hasina, Prime Minister of Bangladesh - Regarding Unfair Labor Practices and Anti-Union Violence
June 30, 2014 Statement on General Motors Plan to Compensate Victims
June 27, 2014 Schakowsky Joins Grijalva to Fight Cuts to Social Security Services
June 26, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - 163 Members of Congress Demand a Vote, Not Silence, to Prevent Gun Violence
June 26, 2014 Statement on the Supreme Court's Action to Restrict Recess Appointments
June 26, 2014 Statement on McCullen v. Coakley Buffer Zone Decision
June 25, 2014 New Report Makes the Business Case for Climate Action
June 25, 2014 Letter to Kevin McCarthy, Majority Leader Elect - Unemployment Insurance
June 25, 2014 Letter to Kevin McCarthy, House Majority Leader Elect - Path Forward on Unemployment Insurance
June 24, 2014 North American Energy Infrastructure Act
June 23, 2014 Statement on White House Summit on Working Families
June 20, 2014 Statement on President Obama's Extension of Additional Benefits to Same-Sex Couples
June 20, 2014 Letter to Slcan Gibson, Department of Veterans Affairs - Sexual Assault Claims
June 20, 2014 Quigley, Duckworth, Schakowsky Urge FAA for New O'Hare Community Hearings and Environmental Impact Study
June 20, 2014 Letter to Carolyn Colvin, Commissioner of Social Security Administration - Reconsideration of SSA Decisions
June 20, 2014 Letter to Sloan Gibson, Acting Secretary of Veterans Affairs - VA Care for Victims of Sexual Assault
June 20, 2014 Women Win with Unions
June 19, 2014 Statement on the abduction of three Israeli teenagers
June 19, 2014 Statement on Resolution to Name June as Immigrant Heritage Month
June 19, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Ensuring Religious Minorities are Protected
June 19, 2014 Witness Wednesday: Faces of the Unemployed
June 19, 2014 PAST Act Supporters "Walk on Washington" to Move Anti-Soring Legislation Forward
June 18, 2014 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript: Economy
June 18, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator - Butterfield and Price Press EPA Administrator for Stricter Standards on Coal Ash
June 17, 2014 Statement on President Obama's Executive Order Banning Workplace Discrimination on the Basis of Sexual Orientatio
June 17, 2014 Letter to Penny Pritzker, Secretary of Commerce - Level Playing Field For U.S. Steel Manufacturers
June 12, 2014 CNN "Newsroom" - Transcript: Bowe Bergdahl
June 12, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Enact More Humane Immigration Deportation and Detention Policy
June 12, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State, and Michael Froman, U.S. Trade Representative - End Trade Negotiations with Brunei
June 11, 2014 CNN "Newsroom" - Transcript: Bowe Bergdahl
June 6, 2014 Schakowsky Statement Commemorating the 70th Anniversary of the D-Day Invasion
June 5, 2014 Schakowsky Responds to GM Internal Report on Ignition Recall
June 3, 2014 Letter to the Honorable Dave Camp, Chairman of the Committee on Ways and Means and the Honorable Sander Levin, Ranking Member of the Committee on Ways and Means - Federal Tax Code Stacked Against Transit
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