Congressman Peter Roskam

Representing the 6th District of Illinois

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Feb 8, 2013 Press Release

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Excerpt: "This week, Republican Israel Caucus co-chair and Chief Deputy Whip Peter Roskam (R-IL), became a cosponsor or H.R. 300, the Visa Waiver for Israel Act of 2013. The bipartisan bill would add Israel to the Visa Waiver Program, allowing Israelis to visit the United States for up to 90 days without a visa for tourism and business purposes."

Feb 6, 2013 Press Release

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Excerpt: "Over the last few years, American families have had to make hard financial choices and tighten their belts.  It’s time President Obama come forward with his plan to ensure a budget balance and thwart the coming debt crisis.” 

Feb 6, 2013 Press Release

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Excerpt: "Under the president’s logic, there’s no amount, there’s no limit to which you can’t spend if all this spending is good. And of course, it’s an absurdity. What it means is we march into a debt crisis"

Feb 5, 2013 Press Release

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Excerpt: "The Free File program is a win-win,” said Roskam.  “Not only do middle income families save money on tax preparation each year, but there is no cost to the federal government, and the program has actually saved the IRS hundreds of millions of dollars."

Feb 5, 2013 Press Release

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Excerpt: "It’s an honor to play a leading role in the advancement of U.S.-India relations along with my friend Joe Crowley. This caucus has grown to become the largest caucus dedicated to one country in the House, showing the importance of nurturing our ties with one of the largest and fastest growing economies in the world."

Feb 5, 2013 Press Release

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Excerpt: "Every missed deadline is a missed opportunity especially since, under Obama’s watch, the government has spent over $1 trillion each year and now our $16.5 trillion debt is larger than our entire economy. The government cannot spend at this rate anymore if we want to get on sound fiscal footing."

Feb 1, 2013 Press Release

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Excerpt: "Four years of spending binges and big government policies have not provided the growth and stability the White House promised, and millions of Americans are still struggling to make ends meet. " 

Jan 23, 2013 Press Release

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Excerpt: “The time is now to bring both parties and both chambers to the table and lay out our long term debt and deficit plans."

Jan 8, 2013 Ask Peter

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Excerpt: “President Obama has called for a balanced approach. He got his revenues, now it’s time to find out where the rest of the balance is."

Dec 12, 2012 Press Release

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Excerpt: "Washington, DC— Yesterday, Chief Deputy Whip Peter Roskam (R-IL) appeared on CNBC’s “The Kudlow Report” to discuss the White House refusal to put cuts on the table and avoid the coming fiscal cliff."

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