Congressman Peter Roskam

Representing the 6th District of Illinois

Press Releases

Jan 10, 2012 Press Release

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Excerpt: "While the victims, families, and the entire community are still healing from this senseless act of violence, they serve as a symbol of great strength to us all."

Jan 6, 2012 Press Release

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Excerpt: "Nearly three years after the "stimulus" passed, millions are still out of work, small businesses lack certainty, and unemployment is still above 8 percent - higher than the Administration promised it would ever rise to with the "stimulus."

Dec 20, 2011 Press Release

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Excerpt: "The fate of a tax hike on 160 million Americans now rests in the hands of the Senate Democrats, and I urge them to return from vacation, appoint conferees, and ultimately work together to get a year-long agreement."

Dec 15, 2011 Press Release

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Excerpt: “With Iran inching dangerously close to nuclear capability, America’s economic and diplomatic tools must be as robust as possible. The Iran Threat Reductions Act equips the Administration with tough new sanctions that will help choke off Iran's economic engine."

Dec 14, 2011 Press Release

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Excerpt:“The Senate now has a simple choice: support tax relief for working American families and more American energy jobs or oppose more jobs and lower taxes.”

Dec 7, 2011 Press Release

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Excerpt: “It’s time the Senate votes on the REINS Act and the 25 other House-passed bipartisan jobs bills that would immediately remove barriers to job creation.”

Dec 2, 2011 Press Release

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Excerpt:“Small businesses are the engines of our economy, yet Washington continues to burden them with excessive regulations that only make it harder to survive, let alone grow. The Regulatory Accountability Act, would enact stronger transparency, accountability, and cost-benefit requirements for new Washington regulations – the latest in a series of steps to help get Washington off the backs of job creators"

Nov 29, 2011 Press Release

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Excerpt: "I'm pleased to see so many members of our business community eager to take advantage of the no-cost job-creating opportunities these pro-export policies will provide," said Congressman Peter Roskam. "With ninety-five percent of the world's consumers living outside of the United States, these job-creating pacts are a victory for American business and the Chicago economy."

Nov 18, 2011 Press Release

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Excerpt: "I'm profoundly disappointed that today's historic vote to change the way Washington does business failed due to partisan politics. A federal Balanced Budget Amendment – with overwhelming public support – would force Washington to balance a budget just like families do."

Nov 16, 2011 Press Release

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Excerpt: “I applaud the House for passing the permanent repeal of the burdensome and job-destroying 3 percent withholding rule. It’s just the latest example of House Republicans working with Democrats and President Obama to find common ground to remove barriers to job creation."