Congressman Peter Roskam

Representing the 6th District of Illinois

Press Releases

Sep 14, 2012 Press Release

Press Release:

Excerpt: “Over the past four years, Americans have been the victims of a raw deal.  Call it Solyndranomics, the use of taxpayer dollars for broad government intervention in the economy, often to support the president’s speculative adventures and give payoffs to his political supporters."

Sep 14, 2012 Press Release

Press Release:

Excerpt: Washington, DC— Congressman Peter Roskam (IL-06) issued the following statement after the National Security and Job Protection Act passed the House of Representatives.

Sep 12, 2012 Press Release

Press Release:

Excerpt: "Our thoughts and prayers go out to the families of Ambassador Chris Stevens, Foreign Service Information Management Officer, Sean Smith and their two colleagues whose lives were taken yesterday while serving their country in Benghazi.  Their tragic loss is yet another reminder that the United States remains a target for those who harbor hatred for freedom and democracy, despite the tireless efforts of our diplomatic corps."

Sep 11, 2012 Press Release

Press Release:

Excerpt: “Today, we pause in memory of the tragic losses our nation suffered on September 11, 2001.  Eleven years ago, we witnessed with terror and disbelief as the Twin Towers were reduced to rubble, as the walls of the Pentagon were demolished, and as United Flight 93 tore a gash into a Shanksville, Pa. field, saving an untold number of American lives. Eleven years ago, our nation was the victim of unthinkable violence, which irreversibly altered life as we knew it."

Sep 7, 2012 Press Release

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Excerpt: "Bloomingdale, IL—Today, Chief Deputy Whip Peter Roskam released the following statement after the Department of Labor reported that only 96,000 jobs were created in the month of August, while national unemployment fell to 8.1 percent because of a drop in the labor force:"

Aug 23, 2012 Press Release

Press Release:

Excerpt: "Bloomingdale, IL--Congressman Peter Roskam (IL-06) was recently named one of Working Mother Magazine’s 2012 Best of Congress. The list, released in the magazine’s August/September 2012 issue, highlights thirty members who continue pushing for measures that would help working parents thrive in their jobs and at home. The awards are also given in recognition of members’ “family-friendly policies for their own Congressional staff."

Aug 22, 2012 Press Release

Press Release:

Excerpt: “The latest CBO report should be a wake-up call to the president; he must address the out-of-control spending that has put our country on this serve downward path.  It is time for the White House and the Democrat-controlled Senate to finally come forward with a plan to prevent our economy from going over the fiscal cliff.  Every day, their inaction brings American families closer to another recession"

Aug 2, 2012 Press Release

Press Release

Excerpt:“We have an incredible opportunity to achieve this fundamental tax reform because no one on either side of the aisle can defend the status quo.  Instead of the blame game and making our broken system even more complex, the House is ready to reform the tax code in 2013 and go after the big solution.  Let’s fix our tax code and put our economy back on a growth path.”

Aug 2, 2012 Press Release

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Excerpt: "We’ve got the highest corporate tax rate in the world. We’ve got what’s known as an international tax system where we’re putting a disadvantage on U.S. companies as they’re competing around the globe. We can change that and we can create a buoyancy and a competitiveness that can be fantastic, and that’s what we need to be driving for."

Jul 24, 2012 Press Release

Press Release

Exerpt: "Over 100 employers from across industry groups set up information tables throughout the hall.  As many as 1,700 area residents participated in the job fair, which offered free workshops on interviewing skills, job search best practices and how to effectively use social media when looking for employment."

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