Press Releases

Sep 27, 2017 Press Release

Today Congressman Roskam (IL-06) penned a letter  which was signed by his Illinois pro-life colleagues asking Governor Rauner to veto HB 40. “This bill is dangerous.” Roskam said, “It forces taxpayers to be complicit in the act of abortion even if they believe abortion to be morally reprehensible.

Sep 14, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. Today, the House of Representatives passed legislation including two amendments authored by U.S. Representative Peter J.

Sep 8, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Today, Representative Peter Roskam voted against the debt limit and funding package passed by the House due to mounting concerns with regard to the suspension of the debt ceiling.  Representative Roskam issued the following statement:

Sep 5, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Today, the House of Representatives voted by voice to pass the “Clyde-Hirsch-Sowers-RESPECT Act” to rein in IRS asset forfeiture abuse in structuring cases. The bill, introduced by U.S. Representatives Peter J.

Aug 4, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — U.S. Representatives John Shimkus (R-IL), Peter Roskam (R-IL), Adam Kinzinger (R-IL), and Randy Hultgren (R-IL) released the following joint statement regarding the nomination of Mr. John Lausch to serve as U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Illinois:

Jul 24, 2017 Press Release

Many areas of the 6th district have experienced dangerous levels of flooding in the past week and parts of Lake and McHenry County have been hit especially hard. U.S. Representative Peter Roskam has taken steps to respond to the current flooding by visiting areas that have been most affected by the severe weather.

Jul 19, 2017 Press Release

Congressman Peter Roskam (IL-06) released the following statement after the reintroduction of H.R. 3262, which he co-authored with Congressman Michael C. Burgess, M.D. (R-TX), Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI), and Congressman Mike Thompson (D-CA). The bill extends the Independence at Home Medical Practice Demonstration Program (IAH) from five to seven years.