Congressman Peter Roskam

Representing the 6th District of Illinois

Press Releases

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."

Mar 14, 2013 Press Release

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Excerpt: “We must continue to provide full support for Israeli anti-missile defense systems including Iron Dome, which saves countless Israeli lives by intercepting Hamas rockets.”

Mar 14, 2013 Press Release

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Excerpt:  “When House Republicans – and I think most of the country – hear the president’s articulated view of how to fix the economy, they hear the same sort of rhetoric that has led Illinois to being a financial basket case."

Mar 13, 2013 Press Release

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Excerpt: "Time and time again, Iran demonstrates its defiance of international sanctions aimed at curbing its nuclear program,” said Congressman Roskam. “Tehran will stop at nothing to achieve a nuclear weapons capability, but we must do everything in our power to ensure that doesn’t happen. I am pleased to author this bipartisan letter in the effort to stop Iran’s pursuit for nuclear weapons.”

Mar 12, 2013 Press Release

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Excerpt: "Our budget doesn’t call for more taxes from the American people but instead overhauls our tax code to make it simpler and fairer.  Our budget encourages economic mobility and saves and strengthens Medicare for future generations. It’s a balanced plan that fosters growth to create new jobs and opportunities for Americans by getting spending under control and  getting government out of the way."

Mar 7, 2013 Press Release

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Excerpt: "I am disappointed that this politically-motivated decision will keep Americans – especially students on school trips – from seeing one of the most beloved landmarks of our nation’s history."

Mar 6, 2013 Press Release

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Excerpt: "The bipartisan Nuclear Iran Prevention Act would tighten existing sanctions on Iran, including on human rights violators, and make it the official policy of the United States to prevent Iran from acquiring a nuclear weapons capability."

Mar 6, 2013 Press Release

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Excerpt: "While the certainty that this Continuing Resolution brings for the fiscal year is a good thing, the next step must be a lasting strategy to get our country on strong financial footing."

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