Congressman Peter Roskam

Representing the 6th District of Illinois

Press Releases

May 17, 2012 Press Release

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Excerpt: "Not only is Israel a beacon of democracy in the Middle East, but is also an example of prosperity and economic growth that its neighbors and the global community can follow,” said Roskam.  “Sitting down with Mayor Barkat today, we reaffirmed the unshakable and vital U.S.-Israel relationship, and I reinforced that my colleagues and I in Congress will continue to stand with Israel in our shared quest for peace in the Middle East.” 

May 10, 2012 Press Release

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Excerpt: “We must be honest with the American people about the challenges before us, and get down to real solutions.  The sequester would have devastating consequences for our military men and women as well as the readiness of our Armed Forces. Republicans and Democrats both agree that the sequester is bad policy and must be replaced."

Apr 26, 2012 Press Release

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Exerpt: "America and Israel have a special relationship based on shared values, a shared vision, and shared strategic challenges. Today we recognize the strength and endurance of our friends, and I remind them that United States stands united with Israel as they continue to work towards genuine peace.” 

Apr 23, 2012 Press Release

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Exerpt:“I think what we’ve got to recognize is that there’s nobody that can defend the status quo of our tax code, and that creates an opportunity where we can all come together." 

Apr 19, 2012 Press Release

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Excerpt: “Washington has created one obstacle after another to job creation. For the small business person just trying to get their head up above water, the Small Business Tax Cut is a pathway forward for them to grow, prosper, and hire." 

Apr 17, 2012 Press Release

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Excerpt: “Today Americans are reminded exactly how much of their hard-earned money they must hand over to the government. In order to spur our economy and create jobs we must let them keep more of what they earn and fix our overly complex and outdated tax code by pursuing comprehensive, pro-growth tax reform. "

Apr 13, 2012 Press Release

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Excerpt: “The North Korean government has once again demonstrated that it maintains a clear posture of antagonism.  Flying in the face of an unequivocal commitment to not pursue any such missile launch in exchange for food aid, the new North Korean leadership has shown we can ill-afford to trust its assurances, and its aggressiveness is increasingly alarming when coupled with its nuclear capability."

Apr 7, 2012 Press Release

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Excerpt: "House Republicans are fighting against these failed economic policies and working to create jobs and boost the economy. Yesterday we saw the Leader Cantor's JOBS Act get signed into law to help new businesses and start ups grow, innovate, and create jobs. This is the type of initiative that will ensure Washington stops hurting and starts helping America's job creators."

Mar 29, 2012 Press Release

Press Release

Excerpt: “Our nation is facing the most predictable debt crisis in history – we either manage our debt now or our debt manages us forever. Yet even on the verge of this crisis, the White House continues to push an unserious budget that would never balance and didn’t get a single vote in the House.  Senate Democrats refuse to offer their own plan, last passing a budget when Rod Blagojevich was indicted three years ago."