Congressman Peter Roskam

Representing the 6th District of Illinois

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Jun 29, 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 responded to an email from John Litz about the Supreme Court ruling on Obamacare and what the House will do to repeal it."

Jun 29, 2012 Press Release

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Excerpt: “I am very pleased this highway bill has finally crossed the finish line.  Today, we passed legislation that will support important local transportation projects and will provide certainty so businesses and local governments can invest in their communities."

Jun 28, 2012 Press Release

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"The Supreme Court’s ruling today examined the Constitutionality of the health care law, but the Justices could not take into account the practicality or effectiveness of a government takeover of the health care system and one-sixth of our economy—on that score, the verdict was in long ago."

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."

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