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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
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
Issue Position: Online Protection
Issue Position: Immigration
Issue Position: Hunger in America
Issue Position: Affordable Care Act
Issue Position: Fiscal Commission
Issue Position: Energy and Environment
Issue Position: Energy
Issue Position: Consumer Protection and Privacy
Issue Position: Economy & Jobs
Issue Position: Contracting
Issue Position: Oil and Gas
Issue Position: Senior Citizens
Issue Position: Social Security
Issue Position: Foreign Policy
Issue Position: Veterans & Military Issues
Issue Position: Green Energy
Issue Position: Iraq
Issue Position: Israel
Issue Position: Energy & the Environment
Aug. 27, 2014 Crowley, Members Letter to White House on 3 and 10 Year Bars to Re-Entry
Aug. 19, 2014 Letter to Yvan Mainini, President of the International Basketball Federation/Federation Internationale de Basketball
Aug. 14, 2014 Schakowsky Marks the 79th Anniversary of Social Security
Aug. 8, 2014 Statement on President Obama's Announcement on Iraq
Aug. 6, 2014 Chicago Sun Times - How I Failed to Live on Minimum Wage
Aug. 6, 2014 Statement on Walgreens Decision to Keep Its Headquarters in the United States
Aug. 1, 2014 Statement on the Introduction of the Put a Registered Nurse in the Nursing Home Act
Aug. 1, 2014 Schakowsky Introduces Legislation to Reward Patriotic Corporations
Aug. 1, 2014 Schakowsky Statement on Final Benghazi Report
Aug. 1, 2014 Letter to Elliot Kaye, Chairman of the US Consumer Product Safety Commission - Take Swift Action on Phthalates
Aug. 1, 2014 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner, Food and Drug Administration - Take Swift Action on Phthalates
Aug. 1, 2014 Schakowsky: Republicans Fail to Address Border Problems, Betray and Target Young "DREAMers"
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 31, 2014 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 5230, Secure the Southwest Border Act of 2014; Providing for Consideration of H.R. 5272, Prohibitions Relating to Deferred Action for Aliens; and Providing for Consideration of the Senate Amendment to H.R. 5021, Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2014; and for Other Purposes
July 31, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit an Opportunity to Advance LGBT Rights
July 31, 2014 Letter to Thomas Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture, and Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Sound Alarm Over Toxic Weed Killer
July 29, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Vietnam Must End Human Rights Abuses Before Entering Trans-Pacific Partnership
July 28, 2014 Schakowsky Statement on Social Security/Medicare Trustees Report
July 25, 2014 The Chicago Declaration on the Rights of Older Persons
July 25, 2014 Letter to Harry Reid, Majority Leader of the Senate, and John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Congress Must Stay in Session Until VA Problems Addressed
July 24, 2014 FOX News "Your World with Neil Cavuto" - Transcript: The Minimum Wage
July 23, 2014 UPDATE: Statement on the House Passage on Reauthorizing the Brand USA Program
July 23, 2014 Letter to Gregory Wasson, President and Chief Executive Officer of Walgreens - Relocating Headquarters to Switzerland
July 23, 2014 UPDATE: President Obama signs the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act
July 22, 2014 Travel Promotion, Enhancement, and Modernization Act of 2014
July 22, 2014 Ranking Members Waxman and Schakowsky Release Statements on Chronic Hazard Advisory Panel Report
July 21, 2014 Statement on President Obama's Signing of Executive Order Banning Federal Contractors From Engaging in Workplace Discrimination Against LGBT Individuals
July 18, 2014 Raising Awareness about Available Summer Meal Programs that Combat Child Hunger
July 17, 2014 Schakowsky Statement on Social Security Decisions
July 16, 2014 Schakowsky's Wage Theft Amendment included in Appropriations Bill
July 16, 2014 House Democrats Unveil Plan for a Middle Class Jumpstart
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