Press Releases

Dec 12, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Today, President Trump signed the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) which includes a provision that will provide Congress with an annual report on Iran’s use of commercial aircraft for illicit purposes. Representative Roskam (R-IL) coauthored similar language with Representative Lamborn (R-CO) that was adopted to the House version of the NDAA.

Dec 7, 2017 Press Release

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:

Dec 6, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Today, Representative Peter Roskam (IL-06), co-chair of the House Republican Israel Caucus, released the following statement on the President’s announcement moving the U.S. Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem and declaring Jerusalem the capital of Israel:

Dec 5, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Today, House Speaker Paul Ryan named Republican lawmakers to serve on the House-Senate Conference Committee for the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.

Dec 5, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Today Representatives Peter Roskam (IL-06) and Earl Blumenauer (OR-03) reintroduced the bipartisan Medicare Common Access Card (CAC) Act. This legislation would update current Medicare card technology in order to protect seniors and combat waste, fraud, and abuse in the Medicare System.

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Dec 5, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Today the House voted to pass H.R. 1164, the Taylor Force Act, which would restrict U.S. assistance to the Palestinian Authority unless it ceases subsidizing terrorists through pay-to-slay policies. Representative Peter Roskam (IL-06) co-sponsored this legislation.

Nov 29, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Today, Republican Members of the Illinois Congressional Delegation responded to letters they received last week from Senators Dick Durbin and Tammy Duckworth concerning tax reform and the impact on middle-income families.
 

Nov 16, 2017 Press Release

DuPage County, IL – Today, the House of Representatives voted to pass the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (H.R. 1), 227-205. Representative Peter Roskam (IL-06), who voted in favor of H.R. 1, also serves as the Chairman of the Tax Policy Subcommittee on Ways and Means and has taken a leadership role in crafting this legislation. Rep. Roskam released the following statement:

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