Congressman Peter Roskam

Representing the 6th District of ILLINOIS

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Jan 23, 2015 Press Release
Today, Ways and Means Oversight Subcommittee Chairman Peter Roskam (R-IL) sent a letter to IRS Commissioner John Koskinen asking him to explain why the agency recently hired CGI Federal, the same contractor that bungled the rollout of
Jan 21, 2015 Press Release
Today, Reps. Peter Roskam (R-IL) and Ted Deutch (D-FL) urged Secretary of State John Kerry to work to prevent the sale of advanced S300 surface-to-air missiles by Russia to Iran. The letter to Secretary Kerry comes amid reports of a new Russia-Iran defense agreement that includes the transfer of S300 air defense systems.
Jan 20, 2015 Press Release
In November, the American people sent a clear message that Washington gridlock and business as usual must end. The new Republican majority in Congress responded immediately by passing bipartisan bills to reduce barriers to job creation and help families keep more of their hard-earned paychecks. Yet tonight, President Obama pushed for a $320 billion tax hike on everything from investments to middle class college savings accounts—all in order to pay for more Washington spending.
Jan 13, 2015 Press Release
Today, Congressman Peter Roskam (IL-06) announced that Dr. Michael Wahl, Medical Director of the Illinois Poison Center (IPC) has been selected by the Campaign for Public Health Foundation as an Unsung Heroes of Public Health Award, recognizing his work on a state-wide public health effort that produces remarkable outcomes. Roskam nominated Wahl for the "Rock in the Pond" Award this past fall for Wahl’s outstanding work on Illinois public health issues.