Congressman Peter Roskam

Representing the 6th District of Illinois

Press Releases

May 10, 2013 Press Release

Press Release:

Excerpt: "In the upcoming years while the American healthcare system undergoes substantial changes, we will depend on nurses more than ever when seeking healthcare. Nurses will serve alongside their colleagues in discovering the next steps in innovative care models as we transition to the next chapter in patient care."

May 10, 2013 Press Release

Press Release:

Excerpt: "We often take our teachers for granted. We drop our children off at school or send them to the bus stop and pick them up at the end of the day, but the job of our nation’s teachers is hardly 9-5. It starts well before the children arrive and continues long after they leave."

May 9, 2013 Press Release

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Excerpt:  "Today, Korea stands on the world stage as a remarkable example of the benefits of freedom, and in stark contrast to the North.  A dynamic economy, a nation having moved from a global aid recipient to now being a donor nation, and the first elected female head of state from northeast Asia are all evident markers of the Korean success story."

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

Press Release:

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

Press Release:

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

Photo Release:

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."

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