Congressman Peter Roskam

Representing the 6th District of ILLINOIS

Press Releases

Aug 4, 2015 Press Release
Last week, House Democracy Partnership (HDP) Chairman Peter Roskam (R-IL) and Ranking Member David Price (D-NC) hosted a bipartisan debrief of their recent Congressional delegation to Ukraine and Georgia, where they met with leading parliamentarians, heads of state, and civil society organizations.
Aug 4, 2015 Press Release
Today, Congressman Peter Roskam (IL-06), a members of the Ways and Means Subcommittee on Health, released the following statement after President Obama signed into law legislation he co-authored with Congressman Michael Burgess (R-TX).
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Aug 3, 2015 Press Release
A majority of House Members now cosponsor Roskam resolution condemning the deal
Today, Congressman Peter Roskam (IL-06), co-chair of the House Republican Israel Caucus, released the following statement after securing enough votes to disapprove the Iran nuclear agreement. 218 House members are now supporting Roskam’s H. Res. 367 expressing disapproval of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action agreed to by the P5+1 and Iran.
Jul 28, 2015 Press Release
New “Common Access Card” Guards Against Identity Theft, Combats Medicare Waste, Fraud, and Abuse
U.S. Representatives Peter Roskam (R-Ill.-06) and Earl Blumenauer (D-Ore.-03) and U.S. Senators Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) and Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) this week introduced bipartisan legislation to protect seniors from identity theft and combat waste, fraud and abuse in the Medicare system.
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Jul 28, 2015 Press Release
Wall Street Journal Editorial Board: “The Obama Administration has made a two-year career of dismissing concern about IRS policies targeting conservative tax-exempt groups. That evasion just got harder. New information shows the agency may have shown similar bias in tax audits."
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Jul 24, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC—Last night, Ways and Means Oversight Subcommittee Chairman Peter Roskam (R-IL) appeared on Fox News’ On the Record with Greta Van Susteren to discuss a new independent Government Accountability Office (GAO) report commissioned by the Ways and Means Committee, which co

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Jul 23, 2015 Press Release
Finds IRS audit process could “select organizations for examination in an unfair manner”
Today, Ways and Means Oversight Chairman Peter Roskam (R-IL) will hold a hearing at 10am ET on the IRS audit selection process, which a brand new independent Government Accountability Office (GAO) report commissioned by the Ways and Means Committee shows is at risk for unfair targeting of organizations based on their “religious, educational, political, or other views.”
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Jul 23, 2015 Press Release
Today, Congressman Peter Roskam (IL-06), co-chair of the House Republican Israel Caucus, released the following statement praising enactment of Illinois Senate Bill 1761 to combat the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement against Israel. The bipartisan legislation, which Governor Bruce Rauner signed into law this afternoon, makes it illegal for state pension funds to investing in companies engaged in BDS.
Jul 23, 2015 Press Release
Today, House Ways and Means Oversight Subcommittee Chairman Peter Roskam (R-IL) delivered the following opening statement during a hearing on the Internal Revenue Service’s audit selection process and internal controls within the Tax Exempt and Government Entities division. This hearing comes on the same day a report released by the Government Accountability Office (GAO) found that the audit selection process is at risk of abuse and improper targeting based on people's beliefs.
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Jul 22, 2015 Press Release
Nuclear Deal Announcements Reveal Stark, Foreboding Similarities
Nuclear Deal Announcements Reveal Stark, Foreboding Similarities
Jul 22, 2015 Press Release
Today, Congressman Peter Roskam (IL-06), a member of the Congressional Pro-Life Caucus, helped introduce H.R. 3134, the Defund Planned Parenthood Act of 2015, which would fully defund Planned Parenthood for the next year.
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Jul 17, 2015 Press Release
Today, Congressman Peter Roskam (IL-06), co-chair of the House Republican Israel Caucus, introduced legislation expressing the sense of the House of Representatives in disapproval of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action agreed to by the P5+1 and Iran. The resolution, H. Res. 367, which is backed by 171 cosponsors, including 14 of 22 House committee chairmen, is intended to build support for an expected vote on a formal joint resolution of disapproval in September.
Jul 17, 2015 Press Release
If the American people rise up against this agreement, we can still prevent Iran from ever acquiring a nuclear weapon. But the time is short and the time is now.
Jul 16, 2015 Press Release

Today, House Ways and Means Oversight Subcommittee Chairman Peter J. Roskam (R-IL) announced that the subcommittee will hold a hearing on the Internal Revenue Service’s audit selection process and internal controls within the Tax Exempt and Government Entities division.

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Jul 16, 2015 Press Release
Today, Congressman Peter Roskam (IL-06), a member of the Congressional Pro-Life Caucus, released the following statement on the recently released video of a Planned Parenthood official discussing the trafficking of baby body parts.
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Jul 14, 2015 Press Release
"This deal all but ensures Iran will become a nuclear power in our lifetime."
"This deal all but ensures Iran will become a nuclear power in our lifetime."
Jul 10, 2015 Press Release
Today, Congressman Peter Roskam (R-IL) released the following statement after the House approved H.R. 6, a healthcare innovation package that included Roskam and Congressman Danny Davis’s (D-IL) bipartisan Developing an Innovative Strategy for Antimicrobial Resistant Microorganisms (DISARM) Act.
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Jun 30, 2015 Press Release
Today, Congressman Peter Roskam (IL-06), co-chair of the House Republican Israel Caucus, released the following statement after the Obama administration missed the June 30 deadline for a final nuclear agreement with Iran.
Jun 29, 2015 Press Release
Enactment Marks First Legislation to Combat Boycotts of Israel in Nearly Four Decades
Today, Congressman Peter Roskam (IL-06), co-chair of the House Republican Israel Caucus, released the following statement after President Obama signed ‎into law Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) legislation, which contains provisions authored by Roskam to combat the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement against Israel.
Jun 24, 2015 Press Release
Today, Congressman Peter Roskam (IL-06) released the following statement after the House and Senate approved Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) legislation, which will now head to the President’s desk for his signature.
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