Congressman Peter Roskam

Representing the 6th District of Illinois

Press Releases

Apr 26, 2013 Press Release

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Excerpt: The U.S.-Korea partnership has many facets—cultural, defense and economic.  By ensuring more high-skilled visas are available here in the U.S., both countries will benefit, and the ties between the U.S. and Korea will only become stronger.” 

Apr 23, 2013 Press Release

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Excerpt: “Israel cannot be expected to negotiate with any government that doesn’t acknowledge its fundamental right to exist as a Jewish, democratic state."

Apr 10, 2013 Press Release

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Excerpt: "In March, half a million Americans gave up on finding work, and those who have a job haven’t seen a comparable wage increase to the cost of living in years."

Apr 3, 2013 Press Release

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Excerpt: "As a member of the Manufacturing Working Group, I am focused on promoting a pro-manufacturing tax code that helps the U.S. gain momentum to become more globally competitive, draw new business and create more American jobs. My district relies heavily on manufacturing for jobs and economic strength.  Today’s roundtable has provided me with constructive feedback that I can take back to Washington.” 

Issues:
Apr 1, 2013 Press Release

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Excerpt: "Obamacare is losing the expectations battle. The Society of Actuaries came out with a study in the past couple days, that nationwide by 2017 claims costs on average are going to jump by 32 percent.  In my home state, a jump of 51 percent.  This is going from bad to worse, particularly if you look at the expectations the president created when it passed."

Mar 22, 2013 Press Release

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Excerpt:  “The growth opportunities here are just incredible if you begin to think about ... If you run these numbers and you begin to move GDP by a point, that translates – even by the administration’s numbers – into a million jobs."

Mar 21, 2013 Press Release

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Excerpt: “We are building on the bond forged in battle and advanced over the last 60 years in shared strategic interests.  With the U.S.-Korea trade agreement, we have fresh economic opportunities to deepen our alliance."

Mar 21, 2013 Press Release

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Exerpt:"A 7.7 percent unemployment rate and anemic GDP growth does not have to be the new normal –we can do better."

Mar 15, 2013 Press Release

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Excerpt:"Today, at the Ways and Means Subcommittee on Health, Congressman Peter Roskam (IL-06) posed questions to MEDPAC Chairman Glenn Hackbarth about further cuts to rehabilitation hospitals like Marianjoy and how the cuts would impact seniors’ ability to access care."

Mar 15, 2013 Press Release

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Excerpt: "With a workforce participation rate at the lowest it’s been in 31 years, we must ensure more Americans can get back to work. That’s why the House acted today to pass the Supporting Knowledge and Investing in Lifelong Skills (SKILLS) Act."

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