Congressman Peter Roskam

Representing the 6th District of Illinois

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Mar 15, 2013 Press Release

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Excerpt:"Today, at the Ways and Means Subcommittee on Health, Congressman Peter Roskam (IL-06) posed questions to MEDPAC Chairman Glenn Hackbarth about further cuts to rehabilitation hospitals like Marianjoy and how the cuts would impact seniors’ ability to access care."

Mar 15, 2013 Press Release

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Excerpt: "With a workforce participation rate at the lowest it’s been in 31 years, we must ensure more Americans can get back to work. That’s why the House acted today to pass the Supporting Knowledge and Investing in Lifelong Skills (SKILLS) Act."

Mar 14, 2013 Press Release

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Excerpt: “We must continue to provide full support for Israeli anti-missile defense systems including Iron Dome, which saves countless Israeli lives by intercepting Hamas rockets.”

Mar 14, 2013 Press Release

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Excerpt:  “When House Republicans – and I think most of the country – hear the president’s articulated view of how to fix the economy, they hear the same sort of rhetoric that has led Illinois to being a financial basket case."

Mar 13, 2013 Article

Daily Herald:  Roskam, Obama exchange less jovial in Capitol meeting by Kerry Lester

Excerpt: "When they hear the president talking about how he approaches the economy, they fear he's leading in the same direction Illinois is now," Roskam said he told the president during the meeting in the Capitol basement with 232 Republican members. "Pursuing revenues, not dealing with the underlying spending problems. Higher than average unemployment. What they hear is avoidance behavior."

Mar 13, 2013 Press Release

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Excerpt: "Time and time again, Iran demonstrates its defiance of international sanctions aimed at curbing its nuclear program,” said Congressman Roskam. “Tehran will stop at nothing to achieve a nuclear weapons capability, but we must do everything in our power to ensure that doesn’t happen. I am pleased to author this bipartisan letter in the effort to stop Iran’s pursuit for nuclear weapons.”

Mar 12, 2013 Ask Peter

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Excerpt: "Well, if you can’t come to the White House, Flat Stanley can. And I hope that you’ll #SendFlatStanley to the White House or #SendFlatStanley to my district office in West Chicago and we’ll take Flat Stanley to the United States Capitol and other places around Washington, D.C."

Mar 12, 2013 Press Release

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Excerpt: "Our budget doesn’t call for more taxes from the American people but instead overhauls our tax code to make it simpler and fairer.  Our budget encourages economic mobility and saves and strengthens Medicare for future generations. It’s a balanced plan that fosters growth to create new jobs and opportunities for Americans by getting spending under control and  getting government out of the way."

Mar 8, 2013 Ask Peter

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Excerpt: "Whether it’s passport services or a Social Security check or something to do with the Department of Veterans Affairs – my office is here to help. We’ve got trained professionals in the district office located in West Chicago who are only a phone call away."

Mar 7, 2013 Press Release

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Excerpt: "I am disappointed that this politically-motivated decision will keep Americans – especially students on school trips – from seeing one of the most beloved landmarks of our nation’s history."

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