Congressman Peter Roskam

Representing the 6th District of Illinois

Press Releases

Nov 29, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Today, Republican Members of the Illinois Congressional Delegation responded to letters they received last week from Senators Dick Durbin and Tammy Duckworth concerning tax reform and the impact on middle-income families.

Nov 16, 2017 Press Release

DuPage County, IL – Today, the House of Representatives voted to pass the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (H.R. 1), 227-205. Representative Peter Roskam (IL-06), who voted in favor of H.R. 1, also serves as the Chairman of the Tax Policy Subcommittee on Ways and Means and has taken a leadership role in crafting this legislation. Rep. Roskam released the following statement:

Nov 13, 2017 Press Release
Roskam: "We are fighting for hardworking taxpayers and a healthy economy so that we can grow our economy and allow America to compete and win. Under this tax plan, everyone benefits and everyone has the same opportunities.”

Roskam: The House tax plan benefits everyone
By: Peter Roskam
Crain’s Chicago Business

November 9, 2017

Nov 10, 2017 Press Release

DuPage County, IL – Small businesses across Illinois’ 6th Congressional District are not alone in their support of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act; constituents are also expressing their support for real tax reform and their gratitude to Representative Peter Roskam (IL-6) for his hard work in ensuring that that his constituents – and Americans at every income bracket – feel

Nov 2, 2017 Press Release

DuPage County, IL – Across Illinois’ 6th Congressional District, small business owners are weighing in on what tax reform means for their businesses, their employees and their families.

Nov 1, 2017 Press Release

DuPage County, IL — Today, Representative Peter Roskam (IL-06) introduced the bipartisan Parity in Animal Cruelty Enforcement (PACE) Act to strengthen animal fighting prohibitions. Animal fighting has been banned in many individual states for decades and in the United States for 10 years; this legislation closes a loophole that exempts U.S.

Oct 26, 2017 Press Release
Says budget resolution is a “…prelude to tax reform”

DuPage County, IL — Today, Representative Peter Roskam (IL-06) voted in favor of the Senate-amended GOP budget resolution which passed the House of Representatives, 216-212. The passage of this resolution now clears the way for the Ways and Means and Senate Finance Committees to move on tax reform.

Oct 13, 2017 Press Release

Today, U.S. Representative Peter J. Roskam (R-IL) released the following statement on the Trump Administration’s newly announced Iran strategy:

Oct 6, 2017 Press Release
Disclosure in court case may assist victims of Iranian terrorism receive compensation

Washington, D.C. Today, U.S. Representative Peter J. Roskam (R-IL) and U.S. Senator Tom Cotton (R-AR) sent a letter to Attorney General Jeff Sessions urging him to advocate for transparency in a U.S. federal court where victims of Iranian terrorism are seeking compensation for damages previously awarded to them in the case Shlomo Leibovitch et al v.