Congressman Peter Roskam

Representing the 6th District of Illinois

Press Releases

Nov 16, 2012 Press Release

Press Release:

Excerpt: Washington, DCToday, Chief Deputy Whip Peter Roskam (R-IL) appeared on CNBC’s Squawk on the Street to discuss the best remedy for averting the “fiscal cliff”.

Nov 16, 2012 Press Release

Press Release:

Excerpt: Washington, DC—Congressman Peter Roskam (IL-06) spoke on the House floor this morning in favor of H.R. 6156, the "Russia and Moldova Jackson-Vanik Repeal Act of 2012,” which will create greater export opportunities for Illinois manufacturers and business owners, by expanding the marketplace to include Russia and Moldova. The bill was passed with a vote of 365-43. 

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Nov 9, 2012 Press Release

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Excerpt: "BLOOMINGDALE —Congressman Peter Roskam (IL-06), who serves on the tax-writing Ways and Means Committee, appeared on CNBC’s Kudlow Report last night to discuss the fiscal cliff and the House push for fundamental tax reform."

Nov 2, 2012 Press Release

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Excerpt: "Today's jobs report underscores how fragile our so-called economic recovery has been under President Obama, and when you examine the policies of the past four years there is little wonder as to why. Our economy cannot grow under a wave of crushing new regulations, including a massive healthcare law that fails to lower costs and could cause millions of Americans to lose their current coverage."

Oct 17, 2012 Press Release

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Excerpt: "Washington, DC—Congressman Peter Roskam (IL-06) joined the National Journal Policy Summit, “On the Edge: Navigating America's Looming Fiscal Cliff” where he addressed the fiscal challenges facing the U.S. and Republican  solutions for preventing the fiscal cliff"

Oct 5, 2012 Press Release

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Excerpt:   “While today’s jobs report shows some progress, the current unemployment rate is nowhere near what it needs to be. Two years after the president’s failed ‘recovery summer,’ the vice president himself admitted that the middle class has been absolutely 'buried' for the last four years.  People are struggling and the White House has made virtually no progress in easing the pain."

Sep 26, 2012 Press Release

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Excerpt: "Wheaton – Congressman Peter Roskam (IL-06) hosted Y.J. Choi, Korean Ambassador to the United States for a series of events in the 6th Congressional District this week, including a Free Trade Roundtable, and a Korean War Veterans commemoration at Memorial Park in Wheaton, pictured below."

Sep 21, 2012 Press Release

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Excerpt: WASHINGTON – Congressman Peter Roskam (IL-06) released the latest installment of Ask Peter today, a frequent video conversation with Sixth District residents about issues important to them. In this segment, Congressman Roskam answers a question from Janet Bukac of Elmhurst who asked, “What is Congress doing about our broken immigration system?”

Sep 20, 2012 Press Release

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Excerpt: Washington, DCToday, Congressman Peter Roskam (IL-06) went to the House floor in support of preserving the Welfare to Work requirement that the Obama Administration recently moved to undermine.  According to the non-partisan Government Accountability Office, the Obama Administration failed to follow the law by unilaterally announcing the new policy that essentially guts the work requirement that was the cornerstone of welfare reform.

Sep 20, 2012 Press Release

Press Release:

Excerpt: Washington, DC— Today, Chief Deputy Whip Peter Roskam (R-IL) appeared on CNBC’s Power Lunch to discuss capital gains rates and what the House is doing to prevent the coming fiscal cliff.

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