Congressman Peter Roskam

Representing the 6th District of Illinois

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Feb 28, 2013 Press Release

Press Release:

Excerpt: "There’s an opportunity for us to work together. And I am pleased to have recently joined the Congressional Veterans Jobs Caucus in an effort to bring Republicans and Democrats together to be like-minded as we seek to serve those who have served us so well."

Feb 26, 2013 Press Release

Press Release:

Excerpt: "Today, the void of presidential leadership was on full display.  Instead of getting in a room with Senate Democrats and passing a sequester replacement plan, President Obama chose to get behind a podium and give yet another speech."

Feb 25, 2013 Press Release

Comunicado de Prensa:

Extracto: "Sin embargo, durante casi cuatro años, el Senado ha eludido una de sus más básicas responsabilidades en cuanto al ejercicio del poder: la presentación y aprobación de un presupuesto. Para ponerlo en perspectiva, la última vez que el Senado aprobó un presupuesto fue el día en que Rod Blagojevich fue acusado." 

Feb 20, 2013 Ask Peter

Press Release:

Excerpt: "Here’s the problem -  the underlying law, ObamaCare, wasn’t well put together and now these state exchanges are built upon a foundation that doesn’t make any sense. And as we move forward, we’re going to continue to see more pressure that drives up the cost of healthcare."

Feb 19, 2013 Press Release

Photo Release:

Excerpt: "WASHINGTON –Congressman and new Co-Chair of the House India Caucus Peter Roskam (IL-06) met with Indian Ambassador Nirupama Rao to discuss the future of the partnership and its common priorities of trade and investment, global security and democracy. "

Feb 15, 2013 Press Release

Comunicado de Prensa:

Extracto:“Este programa no solo permite que las familias de ingresos medios ahorren dinero en la preparación de la declaración de impuestos cada año, sino que además no implica un costo para el gobierno federal; además, le ha permitido al IRS ahorrar cientos de millones de dólares."

Feb 14, 2013 Press Release

Press Release:

Excerpt: "I and my colleagues pushed the Russian Ambassador to at least let current adoption cases go through where the families have met and bonded with the child.  In the absence of rejecting the ban entirely, the Russian government should at least allow these children’s adoptions to be completed.”

Feb 13, 2013 Press Release

Press Release:

Excerpt: "The White House manufactured sequestration as a gimmick to avoid difficult choices, and now the president is trying to replace his sequestration with other gimmicks."

Feb 13, 2013 Press Release

Press Release:

Excerpt: "Now is the time for both parties to find common ground on a platform of growth, competitiveness, debt reduction and accountability from a bloated and inefficient government.  Doing so will do more to address the ‘unfinished task’ of reviving the economy for the middle class than the tax and spend rhetoric of the last four years."

Feb 12, 2013 Press Release

Press Release:

Excerpt: "I don’t think we’re going to hear a lot about how the president can grow the economy through the private sector and why unemployment is still at a nagging 7.9 percent. I think that's where the action is and what he should be talking about but I don't think that's what we'll be hearing.”

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