Congressman Peter Roskam

Representing the 6th District of Illinois

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Jun 21, 2012 Ask Peter

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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 Michael Danielson from Roselle about gas prices and what the House is doing to pursue a common sense energy policy."

Jun 8, 2012 Press Release

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Excerpt: "WASHINGTON – Chief Deputy Whip Peter Roskam (IL-06) gave the following speech on the House floor in support of the Health Care Cost Reduction Act." 

Jun 7, 2012 Ask Peter

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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 answered a question from Barbara Spitkovsky on the status of Obamacare repeal efforts in the House."

Jun 1, 2012 Ask Peter

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Excerpt: "Let me give an example of what congress is taking up in the month of June to try and address that.  In Obamacare there’s a 2.3% new tax that would be placed on medical devices. Now, the tax would be imposed beginning of January of next year."

Jun 1, 2012 Press Release

 

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Excerpt: “Following the news that the U.S. economy grew more slowly in the first quarter than first estimated, today’s absolutely anemic jobs report shows that this is the recovery that wasn’t.  Make no mistake, this is what the American people are focused on: jobs and the economy—not campaign gimmicks and distractions.  

 

 

May 31, 2012 Press Release

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Excerpt: "WASHINGTON – Today, Chief Deputy Whip Peter Roskam (IL-06), spoke on the urgent need to repeal the Medical Device Tax contained in the president’s health care law, and ensure America remains at the forefront of health care innovation.  

May 31, 2012 Press Release

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Excerpt: "It's great to see companies take the initiative on technologies and best practices to reduce energy use and stabilize costs," said Rep. Roskam. "I only wish we could say the same about federal policy—despite years of being at the mercy of fluctuating fuel prices, America lacks a broad, common-sense energy policy that reduces our dependence on foreign oil."

May 25, 2012 Press Release

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Excerpt: "As we gather with family and friends over the Memorial Day holiday, let us remember the brave men and women who gave the ultimate sacrifice in service to our country.  Each year we honor the legacy of those who answered the call in times of great conflict and struggle.  From the generation of young men and women who volunteered in the wake of the September 11th attacks, to World War II’s Greatest Generation and beyond, the United States is defined by their bravery and eternally grateful for their sacrifice."

May 18, 2012 Press Release

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Excerpt: “These CFOs painted a vivid picture of how the pending capital gains and dividend tax hikes would stifle their ability to grow and hire new workers,” said Roskam.  “We need jobs in this country, and an increase in these tax rates would absolutely hurt the economy as a whole.  And it’s not just hiring that would take a hit—millions of seniors rely on money from investments to supplement their fixed income, and would have less each month to pay their bills.”   

May 18, 2012 Ask Peter

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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 answered a question about the Violence Against Women Act. Rene Osburg from Mt. Prospect and Julie Sass from Elk Grove Village had both written in expressing their concern about the bill."

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