Congressman Peter Roskam

Representing the 6th District of Illinois

Press Releases

Dec 7, 2012 Press Release

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Excerpt: "Washington has an opportunity to do not only the big thing, but the right thing.  The president should join us and meet this moment."

Dec 5, 2012 Press Release

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Excerpt: "House Republicans are prepared to get to yes-House Republicans are not prepared to get foolish. It is foolish to reject President Obama's own self-described architecture of three dollars in speding cuts for every dollar in new revenue. We're prepared to work, we call on the White House to do the same."

Nov 30, 2012 Press Release

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Excerpt: "With the STEM Act, we are continuing to remove the roadblocks that constrict American entrepreneurs and small businesses by putting them and their priorities first. I am proud that this bipartisan legislation has passed the House of Representatives and look forward to continuing to champion American ingenuity, opportunity and job growth."

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. 

Issues:
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."

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