Congressman Peter Roskam

Representing the 6th District of Illinois

Press Releases

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

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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."

Jul 17, 2012 Press Release

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Excerpt: “This report confirms what many of us already knew—that the president’s plan to increase taxes on small businesses under the guise of Americans ‘paying their fair share,’ would further decimate our already flagging economy."

Jul 11, 2012 Press Release

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Excerpt: "WASHINGTON--Today, Congressman Peter Roskam (IL-06) released the following statement on the House vote to repeal the president’s health care law"

Jul 11, 2012 Press Release

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Excerpt: WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Peter Roskam (IL-06) discussed the importance of repealing the president’s health care law and preventing the law’s tax increases that will negatively affect Americans from small business owners and job creators to middle class families.

 
Jun 29, 2012 Press Release

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Excerpt: “I am very pleased this highway bill has finally crossed the finish line.  Today, we passed legislation that will support important local transportation projects and will provide certainty so businesses and local governments can invest in their communities."

Jun 28, 2012 Press Release

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"The Supreme Court’s ruling today examined the Constitutionality of the health care law, but the Justices could not take into account the practicality or effectiveness of a government takeover of the health care system and one-sixth of our economy—on that score, the verdict was in long ago."

Jun 8, 2012 Press Release

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Excerpt: "WASHINGTON – Chief Deputy Whip Peter Roskam (IL-06) gave the following speech on the House floor in support of the Health Care Cost Reduction Act." 

Jun 1, 2012 Press Release

 

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Excerpt: “Following the news that the U.S. economy grew more slowly in the first quarter than first estimated, today’s absolutely anemic jobs report shows that this is the recovery that wasn’t.  Make no mistake, this is what the American people are focused on: jobs and the economy—not campaign gimmicks and distractions.  

 

 

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