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2000 Press Releases

December 2000

(December 21, 2000) SCHAKOWSKY ANNOUNCES $167,000 EDUCATION GRANT TO EVANSTON/SKOKIE SCHOOL DISTRICT 65

(December 21, 2000) SCHAKOWSKY SAYS CHICAGO AREA RESIDENTS FACING ENERGY CRISIS AND PAYING DOUBLE TO HEAT THEIR HOMES. JOINS REPRESENTATIVE MARKEY TO CALL ON PRESIDENT CLINTON TO RELEASE MORE LIHEAP MONEY TO HELP FAMILIES PAY FOR HIGH HEATING BILLS

(December 19, 2000) Bipartisan Group of Illinois Members Call on Governor Ryan to Take Advantage of Federal Law to Expand Treatment to Low Income Women with Cervical and Breast Cancer

(December 15, 2000) STATEMENT OF U.S. REPRESENTATIVE JAN SCHAKOWSKY ON THE KKK RALLY IN SKOKIE

(December 13, 2000) SCHAKOWSKY HAILS ACTION BY CHAIRMAN GREENSPAN ON PREDATORY LENDING. SCHAKOWSKY IS AUTHOR OF FIRST BILL IN CONGRESS TO PROTECT CONSUMERS FROM PREDATORY LENDERS

(December 13, 2000) SCHAKOWSKY ANNOUNCES $156,000 HUD GRANT TO STATEWIDE HOUSING ACTION COALITION

(December 13, 2000) SCHAKOWSKY CALLS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE OF RUSSIAN JEWISH LEADER

(December 11, 2000) SCHAKOWSKY APPLAUDS LETTER SIGNED BY 200 ORGANIZATIONS CALLING ON CHAIRMAN GREENSPAN TO CURTAIL PREDATORY LENDING

(December 8, 2000) SCHAKOWSKY WORKS WITH COLLEAGUES TO PRESERVE BIPARTISAN BUDGET DEAL. CALLS ON REPUBLICAN LEADERSHIP TO HONOR AGREEMENT


November 2000

(November 17, 2000) SCHAKOWSKY WELCOMES SENIORS TO NEW APARTMENTS IN ROGERS PARK

(November 9, 2000) SCHAKOWSKY APPLAUDS EFFORT TO PROTECT CHICAGO AREA HOMEOWNERS FROM PREDATORY LENDERS

(November 1, 2000) SCHAKOWSKY SPEAKS AT RALLY IN SUPPORT OF WORKERS. CALLS ON REPUBLICANS TO STOP BLOCKING HEALTH AND SAFETY STANDARDS THAT PREVENT REPETITIVE STRAIN INJURIES

October 2000

(October 26, 2000) SCHAKOWSKY OPPOSES BILL GIVING BILLIONS TO HMOS AND NOT ENOUGH TO HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS CARING FOR SENIORS AND PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES

(October 24, 2000) DEMOCRATS JOIN PRESIDENT CLINTON AT WHITE HOUSE TO DEMAND FUNDS FOR SCHOOL CONSTRUCTION AND MODERNIZATION. SCHAKOWSKY SAYS SCHOOLS IN ILLINOIS WOULD BENEFIT UNDER PRESIDENT’S PROPOSAL

(October 17, 2000) SCHAKOWSKY CALLS FOR ACTION ON BILL TO HELP ILLINOIS RETIREES. URGES PRESIDENT CLINTON TO WORK TO WIN ENACTMENT OF THE RAILROAD RETIREMENT AND SURVIVORS’ IMPROVEMENT ACT OF 2000

(October 17, 2000) SCHAKOWSKY ENCOURAGES PRESIDENT TO FIGHT FOR FUNDING FOR EARLY TREATMENT OF AIDS IN END OF YEAR BUDGET DEAL

(October 13, 2000) STATEMENT OF U.S. REPRESENTATIVE JAN SCHAKOWSKY ON ATTACKS ON JEWISH RESIDENTS OF WEST ROGERS PARK NEIGHBORHOOD

(October 12, 2000) SCHAKOWSKY COSPONSORS RESOLUTION SUPPORTING ISRAEL

(October 12, 2000) SCHAKOWSKY CALLS FOR INCREASED INTERNATIONAL FAMILY PLANNING AND REPEAL OF GLOBAL GAG RULE

(October 11, 2000) SCHAKOWSKY CALLS HOUSE FAILURE TO PASS HATE CRIMES BILL A “LOST OPPORTUNITY”

(October 6, 2000) SCHAKOWSKY PROVISIONS TO PROTECT BATTERED IMMIGRANT WOMEN AND TO EXPAND TRANSITIONAL HOUSING FOR DOMESTIC ABUSE VICTIMS PASSED HOUSE. INCLUDED IN BILL TO REAUTHORIZE VAWA AND TO COMBAT TRAFFICKING OF WOMEN AND CHILDREN INTO SEX TRADE

(October 5, 2000) SCHAKOWSKY HAILS PASSAGE OF RYAN WHITE CARE ACT OF 2000. BILL ENSURES CONTINUED FEDERAL COMMITMENT TO PEOPLE LIVING WITH HIV/AIDS

(October 4, 2000) SCHAKOWSKY WARNS PREDATORY LENDING WOULD INCREASE IF CITIGROUP/ASSOCIATES FIRST CAPITAL MERGER IS APPROVED. POINTS TO CITIGROUP AND ASSOCIATES FIRST CAPITAL DISMAL RECORDS & CALLS ON FDIC & OCC TO DISAPPROVE MERGER UNLESS “STRICT AND ENFORCEABLE” CONSUMER PROTECTIONS ARE PUT IN PLACE

(October 3, 2000) SCHAKOWSKY MEETS WITH MADD NATIONAL YOUTH SUMMIT DELEGATE OLGA SHULGA FROM SKOKIE. SUMMIT FOCUSES ON UNDERAGE DRINKING PREVENTION POLICY SOLUTIONS


September 2000

(September 28, 2000) ALDERMEN DELIVER PETITION SIGNED BY 80,000 CHICAGO SENIORS CALLING FOR MEDICARE PRESCRIPTION DRUG BENEFIT

(September 28, 2000) SCHAKOWSKY JOINS SENATOR KENNEDY AND OTHERS FOR WORLD PREMIERE OF AMERICA UP IN ARMS. MOVIE KICKS OFF EVENTS BEGINNING ON OCTOBER 2 THROUGHOUT THE NATION FOR FIRST MONDAY 2000: UNITE TO END GUN VIOLENCE CAMPAIGN

(September 27, 2000) SCHAKOWSKY JOINS SENIORS AND DEMOCRATS IN DELIVERING LETTERS, RECEIPTS, AND EMPTY PILL BOTTLES TO THE SPEAKER & CALLING FOR ACTION ON MEDICARE DRUG BENEFIT

(September 27, 2000) SCHAKOWSKY CALLS ON SENATE TO ACT ON VAWA

(September 26, 2000) SCHAKOWSKY HAILS HOUSE PASSAGE OF VAWA. INCLUDES PROVISION SIMILAR TO SCHAKOWSKY BILL TO FUND TRANSITIONAL HOUSING FOR BATTERED WOMEN

(September 25, 2000) SCHAKOWSKY APPLAUDS $1.2 MILLION FEDERAL GRANT TO HELP ILLINOIS DEVELOP UNIVERSAL HEALTH CARE PLAN. SCHAKOWSKY ORGANIZED LETTER IN JULY URGING APPROVAL OF GRANT

(September 21, 2000) SCHAKOWSKY JOINS TEAM CARA TO CALL ON SENATE TO PASS OF LANDMARK ENVIRONMENTAL LEGISLATION

(September 20, 2000) SCHAKOWSKY SAYS CONSUMERS IN CHICAGO ARE FACING MORE BAD NEWS THIS WINTER. CUSTOMERS WILL PAY 50% MORE FOR NATURAL GAS TO HEAT THEIR HOMES AS A RESULT OF ENERGY COMPANIES MANIPULATING PRICES AND SUPPLY TO MAXIMIZE PROFITS

(September 20, 2000) SCHAKOWSKY, MALONEY AND OTHERS CALL ON HUD TO TAKE STEPS TO PROTECT CONSUMERS FROM PREDATORY LENDERS

(September 19, 2000) SCHAKOWSKY HAILS PASSAGE OF LEGISLATION THAT RESTORES A MEASURE FAIRNESS AND EQUITY TO IMMIGRATION LAW. H.R. 5062 WOULD FIX HARSH DEPORTATION PROVISIONS AFFECTING LEGAL PERMANENT RESIDENTS & H.R. 2883 WOULD CONFER AUTOMATIC CITIZENSHIP TO ADOPTED FOREIGN BORN CHILDREN OF U.S. CITIZENS

(September 19, 2000) SCHAKOWSKY WARNS SECRETARY OF ENERGY RICHARDSON THAT ILLINOIS WILL FACE NATURAL GAS CRISIS DURING WINTER

(September 15, 2000) SCHAKOWSKY, BLAGOJEVICH AND RUSH INTRODUCE LEGISLATION TO PROTECT SENIORS & GUARANTEE ADEQUATE STAFFING IN NURSING HOMES

(September 13, 2000) SCHAKOWSKY HAILS HOUSE ACTION ON HATE CRIMES LEGISLATION

(September 13, 2000) SCHAKOWSKY JOINS CONGRESSIONAL COLLEAGUES IN WELCOMING INDIA’S PRIME MINISTER OF & APPROVING H.RES. 572

(September 12, 2000) 28 Democratic Women Urge Fed to Crackdown on Predatory Lending

(September 12, 2000) SCHAKOWSKY'S ONE YEAR REVIEW OF CHICAGO INS. DETAILS MODEST IMPROVEMENTS BUT CALLS FOR MAJOR CHANGES

(September 12, 2000) SCHAKOWSKY JOINS SECRETARY CUOMO TO ANNOUNCE POLICY TO MAKE HOUSING MORE AFFORDABLE FOR LOW INCOME RENTERS 100,000 UNITS WILL BECOME AFFORDABLE TO SECTION 8 VOUCHER HOLDERS IN CHICAGO

(September 7, 2000) SCHAKOWSKY SAYS REPUBLICAN ESTATE TAX IS A GIFT TO RICHEST TWO PERCENT. APPLAUDS CONGRESS VOTE TO SUSTAIN PRESIDENT’S VETO

(September 7, 2000) SCHAKOWSKY JOINS OTHERS IN CALLING ON CONGRESS TO REAUTHORIZE THE VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN ACT

(September 7, 2000) SCHAKOWSKY HAILS PASSAGE OF H.R. 4115, THE U.S. HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL MUSEUM AUTHORIZATION ACT

(September 6, 2000) SCHAKOWSKY HAILS AWARD WINNING JOURNALISTS JUDITH AND BILL MOYERS FOR THEIR NEW PUBLIC TELEVISION SERIES “ON OUR OWN TERMS”


August 2000

(August 31, 2000) SCHAKOWSKY INTRODUCES BILL TO INCREASE PERSONAL NEEDS ALLOWANCE FOR RESIDENTS OF NURSING HOMES AND LONG TERM FACILITIES ON MEDICAID. HOSTS FORUM WITH RESIDENTS OF SOMERSET PLACE AFTER RECEIVING THEIR PETITION WITH MORE THAN 240 SIGNATURES CALLING FOR AN INCREASE

(August 25, 2000) SCHAKOWSKY EXPRESSES DISAPPOINTMENT FOLLOWING SENATE BANKING COMMITTEE CHAIRMAN UNWILLINGNESS TO PROTECT SENIORS AND FAMILIES FROM PREDATORY LENDERS. SCHAKOWSKY IS THE AUTHOR OF H.R. 3901, THE ANTI-PREDATORY LENDING ACT OF 2000

(August 23, 2000) SCHAKOWSKY RECEIVES “HERO” AWARD FROM THE NATIONAL COUNCIL OF SENIOR CITIZENS

(August 8, 2000) The Other America and the Challenges Ahead

(August 1, 2000) Community Health Centers: Models for Universal Health Care


July 2000

(July 31, 2000) SCHAKOWSKY APPLAUDS HUD FOR GIVING ILLINOIS FAMILIES AN OPPORTUNITY TO OWN PART OF THE AMERICAN DREAM. FHA TO INSURE $29 BILLION IN HOME MORTGAGES IN ILLINOIS OVER FIVE YEARS

(July 27, 2000) SCHAKOWSKY, WATERS AND OTHERS INTRODUCE BILL TO COMBAT WORLDWIDE HIV/AIDS CRISIS

(July 26, 2000) A REAL MEDICARE DRUG BENEFIT

(July 26, 2000) SCHAKOWSKY CALLS PHARMACEUTICAL INDUSTRY SHAMELESS FOR LATEST BATCH OF MISLEADING ADS

(July 25, 2000) SCHAKOWSKY JOINS WAXMAN AND GEPHARDT TO INTRODUCE THE NURSING HOME QUALITY PROTECTION ACT

(July 25, 2000) SCHAKOWSKY ENDORSES COMPREHENSIVE IMMIGRATION BILL INTRODUCED BY JUDICIARY COMMITTEE RANKING MEMBER CONYERS. BILL INCLUDES SCHAKOWSKY MEASURE TO STRENGTHEN RIGHTS FOR BATTERED IMMIGRANT WOMEN

(July 20, 2000) KEY HOUSE COMMITTEE HOLDS HEARING ON SCHAKOWSKY BILL TO STRENGTHEN RIGHTS OF BATTERED IMMIGRANT WOMEN

July 19, 2000) STATEMENT OF U.S. REPRESENTATIVE JAN SCHAKOWSKY IN SUPPORT OF THE CRA MODERNIZATION ACT

(July 17, 2000) SCHAKOWSKY ANNOUNCES $2.9 MILLION COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT FOR THE CITY OF EVANSTON

(July 14, 2000) SENATOR DURBIN AND REPRESENTATIVE SCHAKOWSKY CALL ON FTC TO CONTINUE GAS PRICES INVESTIGATION DESPITE FALLING PRICES AT THE PUMP. SAY INVESTIGATION IS NEEDED TO “PREVENT A SIMILAR SITUATION FROM OCCURRING THIS WINTER WITH NATURAL GAS AND HOME HEATING OIL.” URGE FTC TO PRESENT PRELIMINARY FINDINGS TO CONGRESS BEFORE END OF JULY

(July 11, 2000) STATEMENT OF U.S. REPRESENTATIVE JAN SCHAKOWSKY BEFORE THE CONGRESSIONAL WOMEN’S CAUCUS FORUM ON PREDATORY LENDING SCHAKOWSKY IS AUTHOR OF H.R. 3901, THE ANTI-PREDATORY LENDING ACT OF 2000

(July 6, 2000) SCHAKOWSKY, MEMBERS OF ILLINOIS DELEGATION EXTEND INVITATION TO INDIAN PRIME MINISTER TO VISIT CHICAGO

(July 2, 2000) STATEMENT BY U.S. REPRESENTATIVE JAN SCHAKOWSKY FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH OF EVANSTON -- FROM TRAGEDY TO TRIUMPH


June 2000

(June 29, 2000) SCHAKOWSKY WINS MAJOR VICTORIES FOR CONSUMER PRIVACY

(June 29, 2000) ENERGY SECRETARY RICHARDSON ENDORSES SCHAKOWSKY EARLY WARNING PLAN THAT COULD PREVENT FUTURE GASOLINE AND OIL SHORTAGES AND PRICE RUN-UPS

(June 22, 2000) SCHAKOWSKY PROPOSES PLAN TO PREVENT FUTURE GASOLINE AND HEATING OIL SHORTAGES AND PRICE RUN-UPS ALSO. JOINS MEMBERS TO CALL ON PRESIDENT TO RELEASE OIL FROM STRATEGIC PETROLEUM RESERVE

(June 21, 2000) SCHAKOWSKY SAYS OIL COMPANIES USING EXCUSES TO EXPLAIN OUTRAGEOUS GAS PRICES IN CHICAGO. WHOLESALE GAS PRICES DROP BY 30 CENTS SINCE FTC INITIATED INVESTIGATION LAST WEEK

(June 20, 2000) FTC CHAIRMAN SAYS SUFFICIENT QUESTIONS EXIST ABOUT HIGH GAS PRICES TO WARRANT A FORMAL INVESTIGATION. SCHAKOWSKY JOINS SENATOR DURBIN AND OTHERSIN MEETING WITH FTC CHAIRMAN PITOFSKY

(June 20, 2000) SCHAKOWSKY JOINS ICIRR AND ADVOCATES TO CALLFOR COMPREHENSIVE IMMIGRATION REFORMS

(June 20, 2000) SCHAKOWSKY JOINS HUD SECRETARY CUOMO, DEMOCRATIC LEADER GEPHARDT, OTHERS TO BLAST REPUBLICAN BILL FOR FAILING TO MEET NATIONAL HOUSING NEEDS. SCHAKOWSKY ALSO CALLS ANTI-GUN SAFETY MEASURE IN BILL DANGEROUS FOR SAFETY AND HEALTH OF AMERICANS

(June 19, 2000) STATEMENT OF U.S. REPRESENTATIVE JAN SCHAKOWSKY CHICAGO HEARING ON OUT-OF-CONTROL GAS PRICES

(June 15, 2000) FOLLOWING MEETING WITH EPA ADMINISTRATOR BROWNER, SCHAKOWSKY SAYS OIL COMPANIES GOUGING CONSUMERS. OIL COMPANIES USING ENVIRONMENTAL REGULATIONS AND ETHANOL AS DECOYS FOR THEIR PRICING SCHEMES

(June 15, 2000) SCHAKOWSKY LEADS EFFORT TO ENSURE CONTINUED FEDERAL SUPPORT FOR PEOPLE INFECTED WITH HIV/AIDS CALLS FOR REAUTHORIZATION OF RYAN WHITE CARE ACT

(June 14, 2000) SCHAKOWSKY & DEMOCRATS GIVE REPUBLICAN-SPONSORED BILL TO FUND EDUCATION, HEALTH AND OTHER DOMESTIC PRIORITIES A FAILING GRADE. LABOR-HHS-EDUCATION APPROPRIATIONS BILL SHORTCHANGES STUDENTS, WORKERS & SENIORS

(June 14, 2000) SCHAKOWSKY & OTHERS HOLD VIGIL ON CAPITOL STEPS TO REMEMBER VICTIMS OF GUN VIOLENCE. UNVEIL PHOTOS OF VICTIMS FROM THE CHICAGO AREA AND ACROSS THE COUNTRY

(June 13, 2000) SCHAKOWSKY, CHICAGO HOUSING AUTHORITY CEO PETERSON & CITY DENOUNCE CUTS IN HOUSING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS. CHICAGO TO RECEIVE AT LEAST $22 MILLION LESS UNDER REPUBLICAN FUNDING PLAN. PRESIDENT PROMISES TO VETO HUD APPROPRIATIONS BILL.

(June 12, 2000) BIGGER IS NOT ALWAYS BETTER

(June 9, 2000) SCHAKOWSKY CALLS H.R. 8 “ONE OF THE WORST PIECES OF LEGISLATION I HAVE EVER SEEN”

(June 7, 2000) SCHAKOWSKY JOINS HOUSE DEMOCRATIC WOMEN TO CALL FOR END OF PAY INEQUITY. WOMEN IN ILLINOIS EARN 72 CENTS FOR EVERY DOLLAR MEN EARN

(June 6, 2000) email@forward.com


May 2000

(May 30, 2000) SCHAKOWSKY HEARS FROM 9TH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT SENIORS ON SOCIAL SECURITY, MEDICARE AND HIGH COST OF PRESCRIPTION DRUGS. PARTICIPATES IN FORUM ORGANIZED BY PUBLIC VOICES FOR AMERICA’S FUTURE

(May 24, 2000) STATEMENT OF U.S. REPRESENTATIVE JAN SCHAKOWSKY IN OPPOSITION TO GRANTING CHINA PERMANENT NORMAL TRADE RELATIONS

(May 24, 2000) STATEMENT OF U.S. REPRESENTATIVE JAN SCHAKOWSKY, AUTHOR OF H.R. 3901, THE ANTI PREDATORY LENDING ACT. HOUSE BANKING COMMITTEE HEARING ON PREDATORY LENDING PRACTICES

(May 19, 2000) HOUSE APPROVES SCHAKOWSKY REQUEST FOR KEY TRANSPORTATION PROJECT IN CHICAGO. $100,000 TO DEVELOP PLAN FOR “WALKABLE EDGEWATER INITIATIVE” INCLUDED IN TRANSPORTATION APPROPRIATION BILL

(May 16, 2000) SCHAKOWSKY JOINS MEMBERS OF CONGRESS, WOMEN’S RIGHTS ORGANIZATIONS TO PROTEST SUPREME COURT DECISION ON VAWA

(May 15, 2000) SCHAKOWSKY AMENDMENT ON AFFORDABLE AIDS DRUGS INCLUDED IN WORLD BANK AIDS MARSHALL PLAN APPROVED BY HOUSE. SCHAKOWSKY CALLS BILL “A SMALL STEP IN A LONG JOURNEY”

(May 11, 2000) STATEMENT OF U.S. REPRESENTATIVE JAN SCHAKOWSKY ON EQUAL PAY DAY

(May 11, 2000) SCHAKOWSKY – “AMERICAN PEOPLE NEED TO KNOW TRUTH ABOUT U.S. COMPANIES USING SLAVE LABOR IN CHINA.” JOINS REPRESENTATIVE BROWN, BONIOR AND OTHERS IN CALLING FOR INVESTIGATION OF CORPORATIONS NAMED IN SLAVE LABOR REPORT

(May 10, 2000) OLDER WOMEN’S LEAGUE REPORT HIGHLIGHTS NEED FOR AFFORDABLE, UNIVERSAL MEDICARE DRUG BENEFIT. SCHAKOWSKY AND OTHER MEMBERS OF THE CONGRESSIONAL CAUCUS FOR WOMEN’S ISSUES JOIN OWL IN RELEASING REPORT

(May 9, 2000) SCHAKOWSKY HAILS PASSAGE OF BILL TO COMBAT INTERNATIONAL TRAFFICKING OF WOMEN AND CHILDREN INTO SEX TRADE AND SLAVERY

(May 3, 2000) PHARMACEUTICAL INDUSTRY STILL TOPS WHEN IT COMES TO MAKING MONEY & PRICE GOUGING SENIORS

(May 2, 2000) SCHAKOWSKY UNVEILS “FINANCIAL CONSUMERS’ BILL OF RIGHTS.” COMPREHENSIVE BILL WOULD ELIMINATE ATM SURCHARGES, BAN OUTRAGEOUS BANK FEES, ENSURE FINANCIAL PRIVACY, PROTECT AGAINST IDENTITY FRAUD AND MORE

(May 1, 2000) SCHAKOWSKY PARTICIPATES IN KICK OFF NEWS CONFERENCE FOR MILLION MOM MARCH

(May 1, 2000) STATEMENT OF U.S. REPRESENTATIVE JAN SCHAKOWSKY ON IT’S TIME, ILLINOIS 5TH ANNUAL REPORT


April 2000

(April 26, 2000) OP-ED BY REPRESENTATIVE SCHAKOWSKY ON PREDATORY LENDING – CHICAGO SUN-TIMES

(April 26, 2000) STATEMENT OF U.S. REPRESENTATIVE JAN SCHAKOWSKY BEFORE THE FEDERAL RAILROAD ADMINISTRATION HEARINGS ON THE PROPOSED RULE ON THE USE OF LOCOMOTIVE HORNS

(April 25, 2000) SCHAKOWSKY TOURS OVERCROWDED BOONE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL WITH ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF EDUCATION SCOTT FLEMING &. HOSTS WITH SALLIE MAE A FREE FINANCIAL AID WORKSHOP FOR CHICAGO AREA COLLEGE-BOUND STUDENTS AND THEIR FAMILIES

(April 25, 2000) STATEMENT OF U.S. REPRESENTATIVE JAN SCHAKOWSKY ON THE ILLINOIS RIVERS 2020 PROGRAM

(April 25, 2000) SCHAKOWSKY: YOU MAY HAVE A TAX REFUND WAITING FOR YOU. SCHAKOWSKY WEBSITE LISTS 9TH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT RESIDENTS WITH UNCLAIMED/UNDELIVERABLE TAX REFUNDS

(April 18, 2000) SCHAKOWSKY APPLAUDS HUD AND CHICAGO HOUSING AUTHORITY FOR GUN BUY BACK INITIATIVE. PROGRAM WOULD RID CHA COMMUNITIES OF 1,000 GUNS

(April 12, 2000) SCHAKOWSKY TESTIFIES BEFORE KEY FUNDING COMMITTEE TO URGE MORE MONEY FOR CHILD CARE SERVICES

(April 11, 2000) SCHAKOWSKY BLASTS PHARMACEUTICAL INDUSTRY NEW SLICK AD CAMPAIGN

(April 6, 2000) HOUSE APPROVES BILL TO INCREASE HOMEOWNERSHIP OPPORTUNITIES FOR LOW INCOME FAMILIES AND PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES. H.R. 1776 INCLUDES SCHAKOWSKY AMENDMENT TO ASSIST PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES

(April 5, 2000) STATEMENT OF U.S. REPRESENTATIVE JAN SCHAKOWSKY ON LATE TERM ABORTION LEGISLATION

(April 5, 2000) SCHAKOWSKY JOINS EFFORT TO PASS NATIONWIDE MORATORIUM ON DEATH PENALTY

(April 4, 2000) REPRESENTATIVE SCHAKOWSKY CALLS FOR ELIAN TO BE REUNITED WITH HIS FATHER

(April 4, 2000) STATEMENT OF U.S. REPRESENTATIVE JAN SCHAKOWSKY IN RESPONSE TO OTS ANNOUNCEMENT ON PREDATORY LENDING. SCHAKOWSKY IS THE AUTHOR OF H.R. 3901, THE ANTI-PREDATORY LENDING ACT OF 2000


March 2000

(March 31, 2000) SCHAKOWSKY OPPOSES ANY CONGRESSIONAL ACTION TO FORCE ELIAN GONZALEZ TO STAY IN THE UNITED STATES. CALLS ON RENO TO REUNITE ELIAN WITH HIS FATHER

(March 30, 2000) SCHAKOWSKY CALLS HOUSE APPROVAL OF AID PACKAGE TO COLOMBIA “A FIRST IN A SERIES OF BLANK CHECKS FOR A WAR WITH NO FORESEEABLE END GAME.” “IS THIS COUNTER-NARCOTICS OR COUNTER-INSURGENCY?” SCHAKOWSKY ASKS

(March 30, 2000) SCHAKOWSKY JOINS BIPARTISAN GROUP OF HOUSE MEMBERS, IL GOVERNOR RYAN & EXONERATED DEATH ROW INMATE IN SUPPORT OF THE INNOCENCE PROTECTION ACT OF 2000

(March 30, 2000) REPRESENTATIVE SCHAKOWSKY URGES ALL RESIDENTS IN THE CHICAGO AREA TO FILL OUT CENSUS FORM. WILL LEAD VOLUNTEERS ON APRIL 1 FOR CENSUS DAY OF ACTION TO ENCOURAGE EVERYONE IN THE COMMUNITY TO “STAND UP AND BE COUNTED”

(March 29, 2000) HOUSE DEMOCRATIC WOMEN MEMBERS DEMAND THAT SPEAKER HASTERT STOP STALLING GUN SAFETY LEGISLATION. SCHAKOWSKY ALSO CALLS COMMENTS BY NRA’S HESTON ABOUT JEWS AND HOLOCAUST SICK AND TWISTED

(March 27, 2000) REPRESENTATIVES SCHAKOWSKY, BLAGOJEVICH & RUSH ANNOUNCE EFFORT TO STRENGTHEN FEDERAL NURSING HOME STANDARDS. RELEASE REPORT ON CHICAGO AREA NURSING HOME ABUSES

(March 23, 2000) SCHAKOWSKY AND MEMBERS OF CONGRESS URGE UKRAINIAN GOVERNMENT TO USE OPPORTUNITY TO HOLD NAZI WAR CRIMINAL ACCOUNTABLE

(March 17, 2000) “NRA Accusations” – Letter to the Editor – Chicago Tribune

(March 16, 2000) SCHAKOWSKY SAYS NRA’S LAPIERRE IS OUT OF CONTROL. BLAMING THE PRESIDENT FOR THE MURDER OF FORMER NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY COACH RICKY BYRDSONG IS DESPICABLE AND INAPPROPRIATE}

(March 15, 2000) SCHAKOWSKY -- “WORLD BANK AIDS MARSHALL PLAN IS SMALL DROP IN A VERY BIG BUCKET”

(March 14, 2000) STATEMENT OF U.S. REPRESENTATIVE JAN SCHAKOWSKY IN SUPPORT OF HUMANITARIAN AID TO MOZAMBIQUE

(March 14, 2000) BANKING COMMITTEE ADOPTS SCHAKOWSKY AMENDMENT TO ASSIST PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES. INCLUDED IN HOMEOWNERSHIP BILL

(March 9, 2000) STATEMENT OF U.S. REPRESENTATIVE JAN SCHAKOWSKY ON REPUBLICANS’ LATEST GIVEAWAY TO THE RICH

(March 8, 2000) SCHAKOWSKY CALLS FOR FULL AND FAIR DEBATE & SEPARATE VOTE ON THE ADMINISTRATION’S $1.6 BILLION COLOMBIA AID PACKAGE. URGES PRESIDENT TO WITHDRAW REQUEST FOR COLOMBIA AID TO BE INCLUDED IN EMERGENCY FUNDING BILL

(March 1, 2000) Statement of U.S. Representative Jan Schakowsky in Support of the Iran Nonproliferation Act

(March 1, 2000) SCHAKOWSKY PRAISES ILLINOIS HOUSE FOR PASSING PRESCRIPTION DRUG BENEFIT FOR ILLINOIS SENIORS

(March 1, 2000) SCHAKOWSKY JOINS COLLEAGUES TO CALL FOR END OF INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS ABUSES BASED ON SEXUAL ORIENTATION


February 2000

(February 29, 2000) Schakowsky Cosponsors Crowley Resolution Condemning Discriminatory Practices Prevalent at Bob Jones University

(February 29, 2000) SCHAKOWSKY POINTS TO WHITE HOUSE REPORT ON CRITICAL NEED TO ADD MEDICARE DRUG BENEFIT

(February 29, 2000) NINTH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT OFFICE VANDALIZED WITH ANTI-SEMITIC SLOGANS

(February 25, 2000) Op-ed for America's Family Support Magazine

(February 24, 2000) SCHAKOWSKY DECLARES CENSUS EMERGENCY IN 9TH DISTRICT. SENDS LETTER TO CENSUS DIRECTOR DEMANDING URGENT CHANGES

(February 16, 2000) SCHAKOWSKY AND HOUSE DEMOCRATS LEAD CHARGE TO GIVE SENIORS ACCESS TO PRESCRIPTION DRUGS

(February 15, 2000) SCHAKOWSKY RAISES MAJOR CONCERNS ABOUT PROPOSED $1.6 BILLION AID PACKAGE TO COLUMBIA

(February 11, 2000) SCHAKOWSKY CALLS FOR PROGRESS ON HOLOCAUST-ERA RESTITUTION PROCESS DURING BANKING COMMITTEE HEARING

(February 10, 2000) REPRESENTATIVE SCHAKOWSKY, CONGRESSIONAL DEMOCRATS JOIN PRESIDENT CLINTON TO UNVEIL 2000 FAMILIES FIRST AGENDA BOB HATCHER, CEO FROM CHICAGO, SPEAKS AT EVENT

(February 8, 2000) HOUSE MEMBERS INTRODUCE RESOLUTION OPPOSING PARTICIPATION OF JOERG HAIDER AND HIS PARTY IN AUSTRIAN GOVERNMENT SCHAKOWSKY IS ORIGINAL COSPONSOR OF RESOLUTION INTRODUCED BY LANTOS

(February 8, 2000) REPRESENTATIVE SCHAKOWSKY HONORED BY NETWORK THE NATIONAL CATHOLIC SOCIAL JUSTICE LOBBY GIVES SCHAKOWSKY A PERFECT SCORE

(February 8, 2000) REPRESENTATIVE SCHAKOWSKY POINTS TO NCJW REPORT ON NEED FOR QUALITY, AFFORDABLE CHILD CARE

(February 1, 2000) REPRESENTATIVE SCHAKOWSKY URGES COLLEAGUES TO SUPPORT A REAL PATIENTS’ BILL OF RIGHTS READS ONE OF NUMEROUS LETTERS FROM CONSTITUENTS CALLING ON CONGRESS TO PASS HMO REFORM LEGISLATION


January 2000

(January 27, 2000) STATEMENT OF U.S. REPRESENTATIVE SCHAKOWSKY ON THE PRESIDENT’S STATE OF THE UNION ADDRESS

(January 13, 2000) REPRESENTATIVE SCHAKOWSKY CALLS ON SPEAKER HASTERT AND HOUSE LEADERSHIP TO RELEASE DOCUMENTS FROM THE HOUSE CHAPLAIN SELECTION PROCEEDINGS SCHAKOWSKY: “LET’S ASSURE FAIRNESS OF THE PROCESS IN SELECTING HOUSE CHAPLAIN AND THAT ANTI-CATHOLIC SENTIMENTS DON’T EXIST IN CONGRESS”

(January 11, 2000) REPRESENTATIVE SCHAKOWSKY WARNS THAT SENIORS WILL CONTINUE TO BE GOUGED BY PHARMACEUTICAL COMPANIES UNLESS CONGRESS PASSES SENSIBLE LEGISLATION JOINS FEDERAL, STATE AND LOCAL OFFICIALS AT A NEWS CONFERENCE

 



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