Congressman Peter Roskam

Representing the 6th District of ILLINOIS

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May 6, 2015 Press Release
Roskam: The IRS owes the American people an explanation for this display of bureaucratic incompetence. To argue that budget cuts provide ‘a tax cut for tax cheats’ while harboring employees who violate the laws they are supposed to enforce quite frankly defies logic.
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Apr 29, 2015 Press Release
Today, Ways and Means Oversight Subcommittee Chairman Peter Roskam (R-IL) released the following statement on the appointment of Congressman Jim Renacci (R-OH) to the Oversight Subcommittee.
Apr 29, 2015 Press Release
Today, Congressman Peter Roskam (IL-06) released the following statement after introduction of the Energy and Commerce Committee’s 21st Century Cures Act, which includes provisions authored by Roskam to address the critical shortage of advanced antibiotics that can treat resistant infections, or “superbugs.” These measures were originally released as Roskam’s bipartisan Developing an Innovative Strategy for Antimicrobial Resistant Microorganisms (DISARM) Act.
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Apr 23, 2015 Press Release
Washington has a tendency to avoid difficult problems until it's too late to fix them, but ignoring deficiencies in Medicare and Medicaid - both of which are on a steady path to bankruptcy due to rising costs and a ballooning fraud rate - will only make these problems worse and jeopardize their long-term solvency. That's why I'm proud that these common-sense reforms to help fix our critical healthcare safety-net programs for seniors and save billions of taxpayer dollars are now the law of the land. Even during these challenging times, Democrats and Republicans agree that legislation like PRIME Act is an important step toward making healthcare fraud a thing of the past.
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