Congressman Peter Roskam

Representing the 6th District of Illinois

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Nov 2, 2012 Press Release

Press Release

Excerpt: "Today's jobs report underscores how fragile our so-called economic recovery has been under President Obama, and when you examine the policies of the past four years there is little wonder as to why. Our economy cannot grow under a wave of crushing new regulations, including a massive healthcare law that fails to lower costs and could cause millions of Americans to lose their current coverage."

Oct 17, 2012 Press Release

Press Release:

Excerpt: "Washington, DC—Congressman Peter Roskam (IL-06) joined the National Journal Policy Summit, “On the Edge: Navigating America's Looming Fiscal Cliff” where he addressed the fiscal challenges facing the U.S. and Republican  solutions for preventing the fiscal cliff"

Oct 10, 2012 Article

Article: Townhall Magazine, by Kate Hicks

Excerpt: "Nicknamed the “listener-in-chief,” this GOP representative knows how to work with others – even Obama – but isn’t into compromising his principles for a ‘bipartisan’ label."

Oct 5, 2012 Press Release

Press Release:

Excerpt:   “While today’s jobs report shows some progress, the current unemployment rate is nowhere near what it needs to be. Two years after the president’s failed ‘recovery summer,’ the vice president himself admitted that the middle class has been absolutely 'buried' for the last four years.  People are struggling and the White House has made virtually no progress in easing the pain."

Sep 26, 2012 Press Release

Press Release:

Excerpt: "Wheaton – Congressman Peter Roskam (IL-06) hosted Y.J. Choi, Korean Ambassador to the United States for a series of events in the 6th Congressional District this week, including a Free Trade Roundtable, and a Korean War Veterans commemoration at Memorial Park in Wheaton, pictured below."

Sep 21, 2012 Press Release

Press Release:

Excerpt: WASHINGTON – Congressman Peter Roskam (IL-06) released the latest installment of Ask Peter today, a frequent video conversation with Sixth District residents about issues important to them. In this segment, Congressman Roskam answers a question from Janet Bukac of Elmhurst who asked, “What is Congress doing about our broken immigration system?”

Sep 20, 2012 Press Release

Press Release

Excerpt: Washington, DCToday, Congressman Peter Roskam (IL-06) went to the House floor in support of preserving the Welfare to Work requirement that the Obama Administration recently moved to undermine.  According to the non-partisan Government Accountability Office, the Obama Administration failed to follow the law by unilaterally announcing the new policy that essentially guts the work requirement that was the cornerstone of welfare reform.

Sep 20, 2012 Press Release

Press Release:

Excerpt: Washington, DC— Today, Chief Deputy Whip Peter Roskam (R-IL) appeared on CNBC’s Power Lunch to discuss capital gains rates and what the House is doing to prevent the coming fiscal cliff.

Sep 17, 2012 Ask Peter

Press Release:

Excerpt: WASHINGTON – Congressman Peter Roskam (IL-06) released the latest installment of Ask Peter today, a frequent video conversation with Sixth District residents about issues important to them. In this segment, Congressman Roskam responds to Debbie Renzi of Carol Stream who is concerned about wasteful spending and the rising national debt.  

Sep 14, 2012 Press Release

Press Release:

Excerpt: “Over the past four years, Americans have been the victims of a raw deal.  Call it Solyndranomics, the use of taxpayer dollars for broad government intervention in the economy, often to support the president’s speculative adventures and give payoffs to his political supporters."

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