Congressman Roskam serves as chairman of the Ways and Means Subcommittee on Oversight —a key watchdog post with jurisdiction into the spending and operations of tax-writing and healthcare programs within the federal government. Roskam was at the center of the Committee investigation into the IRS after it was revealed the agency was targeting Americans for their personal, religious, and political beliefs, authoring legislation to protect against these abuses that became law.
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Washington, D.C. – Representative Peter Roskam (R-IL), joined his colleagues on the Ways and Means Oversight Subcommittee to question representatives from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and the Department of Justice (DOJ) on their abuse of civil asset forfeiture.
Washington, DC — Representative Peter Roskam (R-IL) released this statement following the Senate’s vote to re-open the government and fund vital services:
Washington, DC — Members of the Illinois Republican Congressional Delegation today released a statement urging Senators Dick Durbin and Tammy Duckworth to re-open the government. The Senate is expected to vote at 12:00pm EST today on a Continuing Resolution (CR) to fund the government through February 8 and fully fund the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) for six years.
Washington, DC — Members of the Illinois Congressional Delegation today released a statement urging Senators Dick Durbin and Tammy Duckworth to re-open the government by supporting the House-passed funding bill. The Illinois senators supported a filibuster late last night that led to the government shutting down.
The following statement was made by U.S. Reps. Peter Roskam (IL-06), Rodney Davis (IL-13), John Shimkus (IL-15), Adam Kinzinger (IL-16), Randy Hultgren (IL-14), Mike Bost (IL-12), and Darin LaHood (IL-18):
DuPage County, IL — Representative Peter Roskam (IL-06) released the following statement on the appointment of fellow Illinois GOP Representative Darin LaHood (IL-18) to the House Ways and Means Committee:
Washington, D.C. — Representative Peter Roskam (IL-06) yesterday voted ‘no’ on H.R. 38, the Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act. Regarding his vote on the bill, Rep. Roskam released the following statement: