Congressman Peter Roskam

Representing the 6th District of Illinois

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Sep 20, 2012 Press Release

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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

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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

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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 Debbie Renzi of Carol Stream who is concerned about wasteful spending and the rising national debt.  

Sep 14, 2012 Press Release

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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."

Sep 14, 2012 Press Release

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Excerpt: Washington, DC— Congressman Peter Roskam (IL-06) issued the following statement after the National Security and Job Protection Act passed the House of Representatives.

Sep 12, 2012 Press Release

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Excerpt: "Our thoughts and prayers go out to the families of Ambassador Chris Stevens, Foreign Service Information Management Officer, Sean Smith and their two colleagues whose lives were taken yesterday while serving their country in Benghazi.  Their tragic loss is yet another reminder that the United States remains a target for those who harbor hatred for freedom and democracy, despite the tireless efforts of our diplomatic corps."

Sep 11, 2012 Press Release

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Excerpt: “Today, we pause in memory of the tragic losses our nation suffered on September 11, 2001.  Eleven years ago, we witnessed with terror and disbelief as the Twin Towers were reduced to rubble, as the walls of the Pentagon were demolished, and as United Flight 93 tore a gash into a Shanksville, Pa. field, saving an untold number of American lives. Eleven years ago, our nation was the victim of unthinkable violence, which irreversibly altered life as we knew it."

Sep 7, 2012 Press Release

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Excerpt: "Bloomingdale, IL—Today, Chief Deputy Whip Peter Roskam released the following statement after the Department of Labor reported that only 96,000 jobs were created in the month of August, while national unemployment fell to 8.1 percent because of a drop in the labor force:"

Aug 23, 2012 Press Release

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Excerpt: "Bloomingdale, IL--Congressman Peter Roskam (IL-06) was recently named one of Working Mother Magazine’s 2012 Best of Congress. The list, released in the magazine’s August/September 2012 issue, highlights thirty members who continue pushing for measures that would help working parents thrive in their jobs and at home. The awards are also given in recognition of members’ “family-friendly policies for their own Congressional staff."

Aug 22, 2012 Press Release

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Excerpt: “The latest CBO report should be a wake-up call to the president; he must address the out-of-control spending that has put our country on this serve downward path.  It is time for the White House and the Democrat-controlled Senate to finally come forward with a plan to prevent our economy from going over the fiscal cliff.  Every day, their inaction brings American families closer to another recession"

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