Congressman Peter Roskam

Representing the 6th District of ILLINOIS

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Sep 11, 2014 Ask Peter
In this segment, Congressman Roskam answers an email from Ted Whittington from Elgin, who lost his employer-sponsored healthcare plan and doctor under Obamacare, and asked what the House is doing to prevent the harmful effects of the President’s healthcare law.
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Sep 11, 2014 Article
Thirteen years ago, 3,000 innocent Americans were senselessly killed in a terrorist attack on our nation. Among them, first responders who bravely ran into the burning Twin Towers, passengers of United 93 who took on their hijackers and saved countless lives on the ground, and heroes at the Pentagon and in New York who sought to save others--their coworkers, friends and people they had never met. Today we pause in a moment of silence for the victims of September 11th and for their families who still mourn their loss. We offer up prayers that God in His infinite love grant them peace on this sad day and all days.
Aug 31, 2014 Opinion Piece
Summer has ended and that means it’s back to school time for families across the country. For those parents who recently loaded up the car and dropped their kids off at college, the excitement of a nother year of school is tempered by another year of looming tuition bills and ever-increasing education expenses.
Aug 22, 2014 Press Release
Today, Congressman Peter Roskam (IL-06) issued the following statement on staff changes in his Illinois and Washington, D.C. offices, including hiring U.S. Army Sergeant Shane Scherer (Ret.) as Veterans Constituent Advocate and Hannah Schiller as Staff Assistant. Sgt. Scherer joins the office as part of the Congressional Wounded Warriors Program, which helps injured veterans find employment with the House of Representatives.