Congressman Peter Roskam

Representing the 6th District of ILLINOIS

Press Releases

Apr 18, 2014 Press Release
Excerpt: "President Obama has been saying a lot lately that he's finally ready to make jobs and the economy his main focus but amazingly refuses to sign off on Keystone, one of the largest and fastest ways to put thousands of Americans back to work. It's shameful."
Apr 18, 2014 Press Release
Excerpt: “By bringing together community leaders, we can shine a light on this scourge in our community, work to give law enforcement the tools they need to bring criminals to justice and protect vulnerable individuals from the dangers of human trafficking.”
Apr 11, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Peter Roskam (R-IL) released the following statement regarding Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius’s resignation:

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Apr 10, 2014 Press Release
Today, Congressman Peter Roskam (IL-06) released the following statement upon the House of Representatives’ unanimous House passage of S. 2195, which prevents terrorists from entering the United States as United Nations ambassadors.
Apr 10, 2014 Press Release
In advance of passage, Chief Deputy Whip Peter Roskam (R-IL) spoke in support of the House Republican Budget proposal, calling on Congress to solve to our long term fiscal challenges now, before an even greater wave of debt, higher taxes and stagnant economic growth limits opportunity and choices for all Americans.
Apr 8, 2014 Press Release
On Fox News’ “America’s News Headquarters,” Chief Deputy Whip Peter Roskam (R-IL) previewed tomorrow’s House Ways and Means Committee action to refer Lois Lerner to the Department of Justice for criminal charges for her role in the targeting of conservative groups.
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Apr 4, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Peter Roskam (IL-06) released the following statement after passage of H.R. 1874, the Pro-Growth Budgeting Act of 2013, which will require the Congressional Budget Office to provide a macroeconomic-impact analysis for all major legislation in addition to traditional CBO scoring.

Apr 4, 2014 Press Release
Excerpt: “Today’s underperforming jobs report shows the president's policies are still leaving millions of Americans on the sidelines waiting to get back to work. With three quarters of Americans living paycheck to paycheck, the House is working to jumpstart economic growth so individuals can have quality, good-paying jobs."
Apr 3, 2014 Press Release
Excerpt: "Today, the House voted to restore the 40-hour work week, enabling employers to continue providing full-time jobs without facing massive fines under Obamacare, and allowing individuals the chance to keep their full-time jobs, work regular hours, and earn a good wage.”
Apr 3, 2014 Press Release
Chief Deputy Whip Peter Roskam (R-IL) and Congresswoman Grace Meng (D-NY), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on the Middle East, today urged a key House panel to increase funding for Israel’s missile defense systems including the Iron Dome, Arrow, Arrow 3, David's Sling programs.
Apr 3, 2014 Press Release
The deadline for 2014 submissions is just over two weeks away, on Friday, April 18th. Visit roskam.house.gov/artcompetition to learn more about the competition and encourage artists you know to get involved.
Apr 1, 2014 Press Release
Excerpt: “Tonight, Congress sent a strong message to Russia that the United States will enact consequences for their illegal actions in Crimea and punish further aggression against our allies in the region."
Mar 31, 2014 Press Release
Exceprt: “Dave Camp’s tenure as Ways and Means Chairman has been marked by incredible successes: passing three historic free trade agreements; bringing tax reform to the forefront of the national agenda; developing true reforms to lower costs and increase access to quality, affordable healthcare; and fighting for the kind of common sense economic policies that will grow the economy and put Americans back to work."
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Mar 31, 2014 Press Release
Excerpt: "'Nobody's gonna get rich off this. But the idea is we need these remedies. We need to be protected from these bugs, so let's change the way Medicare does reimbursement, so it begins to make sense,' added Roskam."
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Mar 19, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. –  Last night, Congressman Peter Roskam (IL-06) was on CNBC’s “The Kudlow Report” to talk about his legislation to create a Special Inspector General for Monitoring the Affordable Care Act, or SIGMA.

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Mar 13, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. –  Today, Chief Deputy Whip Peter Roskam (R-IL) released the following statement about the House passage of two pieces of legislation this week: the Faithful Execution of the Law Act and the ENFORCE the Law Act.

Mar 13, 2014 Press Release
Congressman Roskam recently introduced a bill to create a Special Inspector General for Monitoring the Affordable Care Act, or SIGMA.
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Mar 12, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. –  Today, Congressman Peter Roskam (IL-06) released the following statement on heavy rocket fire from the Gaza Strip into Israel:

Mar 12, 2014 Press Release
Excerpt: “I've introduced legislation to create a Special Inspector General to oversee the Affordable Care Act, Obamacare. And here’s why: it's $1.8 trillion in spending; there's no place, Rick, you can go to get all of the information that you need; families are continuing to struggle as the Administration is rolling out things on a ad hoc basis."
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Mar 11, 2014 Press Release
Excerpt: "By permanently barring the Obamacare employer mandate from impacting volunteer fire fighters, we can ensure their focus will remain on responding to emergencies in the community instead of complying with a burdensome mandate or thousands of dollars in fines."
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