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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
April 11, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of the Department of State, and Jacob Lew, Secretary of the Department of the Treasury - Sanction Russia's State Arms Dealer
April 10, 2014 Progressive Caucus: Time to Renew Unemployment Insurance
April 10, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Declassify the Senate Report on CIA Interrogation Program
April 9, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Stop Import of Military-Style Firearms
April 9, 2014 Concurrent Resolution on the Budget for Fiscal Year 2015
April 9, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Immediate Vote on Unemployment Insurance Deal
April 7, 2014 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript: Unemployment Benefit Extension
April 7, 2014 Colombian Workers Continue to Face Widespread Violence, Human Rights Violations, Members of Congress Hear From New Report
April 4, 2014 Letter to Chairman Jack Kingston and Ranking Member Rosa DeLauro, Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services and Education - Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program Funding
April 4, 2014 Letter to Harold Rogers, Nita Lowey, Jack Kingston, and Rosa DeLauro - Increase Funding for the National Institutes of Health
April 3, 2014 Save American Workers Act of 2014
April 2, 2014 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript: Minimum Wage
April 2, 2014 Letter to Kay Granger, Chairwoman and Nita Lowey, Ranking Member, of the Appropriations Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs - Strengthening Ties with Armenia
April 2, 2014 Letter to Rodney Frelinghuysen, Chairman, and Peter Visclosky, Ranking Member, of the House Subcommittee on Defense of the Appropriations Committee - Prostate Cancer
April 1, 2014 Letter to John Carter, Chairman, and David Price, Ranking Member, of the House Appropriations Committee - Increase Funding for Fire and Emergency Response Teams
March 31, 2014 Letter to Mary Barra, CEO of General Motors Company - Request Details about GM Approval of Faulty Ignition Switches
March 28, 2014 Letter to John Carter, Chairman, and David Price, Ranking Member, of the Subcommittee on Homeland Security, House Appropriations Committee - Fund Non-Profit Security Grant Program
March 27, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Improve the Voting Rights Amendment Act
March 27, 2014 DeGette Joins Reps. Esty, Schakowsky, Bustos, Ruiz, and Bishop In Introducing Legislation to Protect Children From E-Cigarettes
March 26, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Highlight Human Rights in Saudi Arabia
March 22, 2014 Obamacare Anniversary and Enrollment Event in Chicago
March 21, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Calling for Extension of Wind Energy Credit
March 20, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Sudan and South Sudan Call for Action on South Sudan Violence
March 19, 2014 Letter to Sally Jewel, Secretary Department of the Interior - Maintain Critical Gray Wolf Protections
March 18, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Merkley Leads Over 200 Members of Congress in Calling for Executive Order Protecting LGBT Workers from Workplace Discrimination
March 17, 2014 Letter to Rodney Frelinghuysen, John Culberson, Pete Visclosky, Sanford Bishop - Increase Funding for Military and Veteran Suicide Prevention and Outreach Programs
March 14, 2014 Schakowsky, Quigley, and Holt Urge Secretary Kerry to Oppose Harmful Keystone XL Pipeline
March 13, 2014 Letter to the Women of Afghanistan - Supporting Women of Afghanistan
March 13, 2014 Rep. Schakowsky Condemns Arson at Art of Living Facility in Pakistan
March 11, 2014 Letter to Mary Barra, Cheif Executive Officer of the General Motors Company - Information on Auto Recall
March 11, 2014 Letter to David Friedman, Acting Administrator of the National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration - Information on GM Recalls
March 10, 2014 Letter to Charles Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Calling on Defense Department to Welcome Sikh Americans in Military
March 6, 2014 Statement on the Electricity Security and Affordability Act
March 6, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Don't Leave Jobless Veterans Behind
March 6, 2014 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript: Keystone XL Pipeline
March 5, 2014 Letter to Janet Yellen, Chairwoman of the Federal Reserve, Thomas Curry of the Comptroller of the Currency, Martin Gruenberg, Chairman of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, and Deborah Matz, Chairman of the National Credit Union Administration - Banking Access for Marijuana Businesses
March 5, 2014 Electricity Security and Affordability Act
March 5, 2014 Statement on the Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act
March 5, 2014 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration - FDA's Proposed Rule to Protect Consumers of Generic Drugs
March 4, 2014 Schakowsky Statement on the President's Budget
March 4, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarhy, Administrator, Environmental Protection Agency - Petroleum Coke Hazards and Storage
March 4, 2014 Statement on National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month
March 4, 2014 Letter to Richard Cordray, Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau - Payroll Card Abuse
March 3, 2014 Statement on the EPA's Newly-Released Tier 3 Standards
Feb. 25, 2014 Statement on $320 Million Investment in Digital Lab, Creating High-Tech Manufacturing Jobs
Feb. 21, 2014 Letter to Karen DeSalvo, National Coordinator for Health Informational Technology, and Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Leverage Meaningful Use Program to Reduce Health Disparities
Feb. 20, 2014 Letter to Michael Froman, US Trade Representative - Retain Strong Environmental Protections in Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)
Feb. 20, 2014 Schakowsky Statement on President Obama's Decision on Chained CPI
Feb. 19, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Exclude 'Chained CPI' from Budget
Feb. 18, 2014 Schakowsky on the Minimum Wage
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