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Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky, Ninth District, IL

 

 

 

 

 


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2003

December

►Article: 12/29/2003
Mad Cow Case Renews Debate Over Food Safety
Copley News Service

 

►Article: 12/22/2003
U.S. Lawmakers Asked Mexico to Free an Illinois Man
Reuters News

 

►Article: 12/20/2003
Out of Work and Full of Worry
Chicago Tribune

 

►Article: 12/19/2003
Congresswoman Blasts Response To Yo-Yo Balls
NBC 5 - Chicago

 

►Article: 12/15/2003
Illinois Lawmakers Ponder Long-Term Effects of Capture
Chicago Daily-Herald

 

►Editorial: 12/15/2003
The Capture of Saddam
The Capital Times

 

►Article: 12/11/2003
Dems Criticize Medicare Official's Waiver

AP

►Article: 12/11/2003
Substance Abuse Prevention Council Wins $100,000 Grant
Evanston Review

►Article: 12/11/2003
Schakowsky Bill Targets Cars' Power Windows
Chicago Sun-Times

►Interview: 12/08/2003
Analysis: Comparison of New Medicare Bill to One in 1988
NPR

November

►Article: 11/27/2003
Coalition Awards Area Rep.
The Wilmette Life

 

►Article: 11/25/2003
Lawmaker Urges Database Aimed at School Food Safety
Chicago Tribune

 

►Article: 11/23/2003
Returning Troops Left High and Dry
Chicago Tribune

 

►Article: 11/23/2003
Lawmakers Fear Another Senior Citizens' Revolt
Against Medicare Bill

Knight Ridder

 

►Article: 11/23/2003
Medicare Bill Has Close Call;220-215 House Vote Sends
Drug Coverage to Senate

The Chicago Tribune

 

►Article: 11/23/2003
Ideas and Trends: An 800-Pound Gorilla Charges Partners Over Medicare

The New York Times

 

►Article: 11/21/2003
Wrath of Seniors Hovers Over U.S. Medicare Debate

Reuters

 

►Article: 11/20/2003
State Needs More Federal Transit Dollars
Evanston Review

 

►Article: 11/19/2003
US Should Not Spread "Failed" NAFTA Through Americas - US Lawmakers

Agence France Presse

 

►Article: 11/19/2003
Bill to Change Contact Lens Access

AP Online

 

►Article: 11/13/2003
City Pays Tribute to Heroes

Evanston Review

 

►Article: 11/13/2003
Schakowsky Calls for an End to Veterans Tax

Park Ridge Journal

 

►Article: 11/13/2003
Schakowsky Calls for an End to 'Disabled Veterans Tax'

Park Ridge News

 

►Article: 11/12/2003
Kaptur to Study NAFTA

High Plaines Journal

 

►Article: 11/12/2003
Lawmakers Angry Over Slow Track of 'Gold Train' Case

The Hill

 

►Article: 11/11/2003
Kaptur to Lead Congressional Delegation to Mexico

Congress Daily (National Journal)

 

►Article: 11/11/2003
Critics Blast Bush on Proposed Housing Cuts

Chicago Daily Southtown

 

►Article: 11/11/2003
Prescription Price Controls a Sticking Point in U.S.

Copley News Service

 

►Article: 11/10/2003
HUD Pulls Plug on Fair Housing Study of GSEs' AU Systems

National Mortgage News

 

►Radio News: 11/10/2003
Disabled Veterans Tax
Chicago Public Radio - WBEZ

 

►Article: 11/09/2003
Evanston, Campus Celebrates Veterans Day with Memorials

Daily Northwestern

 

►Article: 11/09/2003
Suburban Immigrants Have New Ally

The Daily Herald

 

►Article: 11/09/2003
Immigration Official Hears Complaints About Red Tape

Chicago Tribune

 

►Article: 11/09/2003
Public Housing Getting Shortchanged

Chicago Sun-Times

 

►Article: 11/08/2003
Too Many Defense Officials Fly Business Class, Report Says

Scripps Howard Foundation Wire

 

►Transcript: 11/07/2003
Paula Zahn Now (DOD Mismanagement)
CNN

 

►Article: 11/06/2003
Columbia and Human Rights
The Nation

 

►Article: 11/06/2003
Report: Pentagon Officials Fly in Style
AP Online

 

►Newscast: 11/04/2003
The Cost of Training Iraqi Police

NBC News

 

►Letter to Editor: 11/04/2003
U.S. Passes the Buck on Rx Relief

Chicago Sun-Times

►Article: 11/04/2003
CPSC Feels the Impact of Water-Filled Yo-Yo Balls

Washington Post

►Article: 11/03/2003
HUD Rapped Over AU Bias Report

National Mortgage News Online

►Transcript: 11/3/2003
Crossfire Transcript (Iraq)
CNN

October

►Article: 10/31/2003
Setting The Agenda: Do Children's Products Need Tougher Safety Rules
Smart Money Magazine

 

►Article: 10/29/2003
Rising Pill Costs Plague Elderly
Daily Northwestern

 

►Article: 10/23/2003
Grant Funds NU-ETHS History Workshops
Daily Northwestern

 

►Article: 10/19/2003
Immigration Workshop Promises a Safe Place
Chicago Tribune

 

►Article: 10/17/2003
Senate Defies Bush on Rebuilding Plan
Baghdad May Have to Repay $10 Billion

Chicago Tribune

 

►Article: 10/16/2003
TLC Wins National Contest District 63's After-School Program Wins Top Honors

The Niles Herald

 

►Transcript: 10/15/2003
Security for Hire: Private Contractors

ABC Nightly News

 

►Article: 10/15/2003
The Struggle for Iraq: War Costs; Democrats Lean Against Bush Spending Request

New York Times

 

►Interview: 10/10/2003
Interview: Your World with Neil Cavuto

Fox News Network

 

►Article: 10/09/2003
House of Representatvies Committee Approves Iraq Funding Bill

Cox News Service

 

►Article: 10/08/2003
Schakowsky Challenges Refusal to Ban Yo-Yo Balls

Chicago Tribune

 

►Article: 10/02/2003
Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky at Maine East

Niles Bugle

 

►Article: 10/02/2003
Local Resident Not Satisfied With Yo-Yo Ball Ruling

Skokie Review

September

Transcript: 09/26/2003
Future of National Do-Not-Call Registry Very Much in Doubt

CNN - American Morning

 

Article: 09/25/2003
Safety Advisory, but no Recall, for Water Ball     Yo-Yo

Chicago Sun Times

 

Transcript: 09/24/2003
Yo-Yo Ball Toy Banned in Two Countries

Good Morning America

 

Article: 09/24/2003
No Recall for Yo-Yo Ball Toy;
Injuries Reported, but U.S. Agency Downplays Danger

Chicago Tribune

 

Article: 09/23/2003
Mom Wants Yo-Yo Balls Bounced from Shelves

Chicago Sun-Times

 

News Report: 09/17/2003
Skokie Mom Determined to Ban Dangerous Toy

NBC 5 News

 

Article: 09/15/2003
Contact Lens Issue Gaining Visibility

Roll Call

 

Article: 09/11/2003
Woman Seeks Ban on YO-YO Balls

Morton Grove Champion

 

Article: 09/06/2003
GAO: Forest Service Credit Cards Misused

AP Online

 

Article: 09/04/2003
Abraham Pushes for Comprehensive Energy Bill

Dow Jones Newswires

 

Article: 09/03/2003
Schakowsky: Investigate Whether Bush Distorted the Case for War

The News-Star

 

AUGUST

 

Interview: 08/28/2003

Interview with Jan Schakowsky, Ron Macek, and Fran Johns

CNN - American Morning

 

News Report: 08/26/2003
Davis, Schakowsky Focus On Homelessness
WBBM News Radio

 

Article: 08/24/2003
Medals Pass Along Pride

Chicago Tribune

Article: 08/22/2003
13 States Try Again to Block NSR Rule

The Energy Times

Article: 08/11/2003
Rock the Vote Picks up the Beat;
A Decade After its Heyday, the Group Renews its Push to get Young Adults to Polls

Los Angeles Times

Article: August Edition
The Heat is On: As Questions Grow, so does Bush's Vulnerability
The Nation

JULY

Article: 07/31/2003
City Looks for Aid on Homeland Security
Des Plaines Times

Article: 07/31/2003
President Moves to Define Marriage Legislation in Works to Deny Right to Gays
USA Today

Article: 07/31/2003
Bush Wants Homosexuals Out of Marriage
Associated Press

Article: 07/31/2003
Bush Takes Responsibility for Iraq Claim; President Addresses Flawed Uranium Data, Defends Going to War
Washington Post

Article: 07/28/2003
Local Man's Letter Makes it to Congressional Floor
Rockford Register Star

Article: 07/28/2003
Congresswoman Says Detainees Lacking Due Process
Chicago Daily Herald

Article: 07/25/2003
Official Urges Ban of Euphedra by Baseball
New York Times

Article: 07/25/2003
Detained Terror Suspects Confess, Give up Info
USA Today

Article: 07/25/2003
Congresswoman to Visit U.S. Detainees
Daily Herald

Article: 07/25/2003
NASCAR Keeping Eye Out For Euphedra Among Drivers
USA Today

Interview: 07/24/2003
Families Testify for Euphedra Ban
CBS Evening News

Article: 07/24/2003
Group Works to Bring Peace to a Strife-Torn World Region
Evanston Review

Article: 07/24/2003
HeadStart Backers Battle Bush Plan
Evanston Review

Article: 07/24/2003
City on Target to Alleviate Funding
Des Plaines Times

Article: 07/22/2003
Lawmakers Questioning Eli Lilly Role - Watchdogs Fear Homeland Advisory Council Exemption for FACA 
The Hill

Article: 07/22/2003
Freddie Says Restatement Affects Pre-2000 Results
Reuters

Article: 07/22/2003
Of Tourists And Terrorists;
U.S. Visa Policy Irks Israelis

Newsday

Article: 07/21/2003
War Inc. on the March to Relieve US Troops
Scotsman.com

Article: 07/18/2003
Lawmakers Will Face Series of Protests Over Medicare Legislation in Coming Months
CQ Today

Article: 07/16/2003
Mayor Seeks More Federal Funds
Des Plaines Journal

Article: 07/11/2003
Six Groups Assail U.S. Effort to Limit Colombian Drugs
Miami Herald

Article: 07/10/2003
Funding for viaducts falls short of CTA goal
Daily Northwestern

Article: 07/08/2003
Dems Urge Probe of Iraqi Uranium Claim
Associated Press

Article: 07/08/2003
Powell: Colombia Abides by Rights Laws
Associated Press

Article: 07/08/2003
House Members Challenge Bush on Plan
Chicago Tribune

JUNE

Article: 06/29/2003
Boy takes battle with diabetes to D.C.
Chicago Tribune

Article: 06/26/2003
Pols snub CTA press conference
Evanston Review

Article: 06/25/2003
Des Plaines says security's costing them at home
Daily Herald

Article: 06/25/2003
Poor locked out by GOP House
Chicago Sun-Times

Article: 06/24/2003
US lawmakers rip FDA over unapproved import drugs
Reuters

Article: 06/24/2003
Evanston to Test Waters for Putting in a Marina
Chicago Tribune

Article: 06/24/2003
Kup's Column
Chicago Sun-Times

Article: 06/22/2003
Nation Builders for Hire
The New York Times

Article: 06/20/2003
Legislators snub CTA over Evanston repairs;
Rebuilding sought of 6 old viaducts

Chicago Tribune

Article: 06/19/2003
ANGER ERUPTS OVER MEDICARE REFORM
Washington Healthbeat

Article: 06/19/2003
Schakowsky feted
Northbrook Star

Article: 06/16/2003
Young Guns Aim for Democratic Leadership
Roll Call

Article: 06/12/2003
Local agencies, lawmakers on West Nile virus
Niles Herald

Article: 06/12/2003
Bush urges Congress to support drug plan
Daily Herald

Article: 06/11/2003
Where Are Iraq's Weapons of Mass Destruction?
CNN: CROSSFIRE

Article: 06/10/2003
Media consolidation? What media consolidation?
Daily Herald

Article: 06/10/2003
Congressional logjam over expanding the child tax credit for low-income families
National Public Radio (NPR)

Article: 06/09/2003
Rallying the left
The Baltimore Sun

Article: 06/08/2003
Congressional Memo;
Fight or Flight? G.O.P. Split Over Tax Credits

The New York Times

Article: 06/06/2003
Prescription Drug Deal Nearing?; Congress Questions U.S. Intelligence on Iraq
CNN: JUDY WOODRUFF'S INSIDE POLITICS

Article: 06/05/2003
Liberals Want to Lead Fight Against Bush
Reuters News

Article: 06/05/2003
In Congress, calls arise for inquiry on Iraq's weapons

The Plain Dealer

Article: 06/04/2003
Tainted Food on the Rise In Cafeterias
Education Week

Article: 06/03/2003
No tobacco product is safe - U.S. surgeon general
Reuters News

Article: 06/03/2003
Critics Vow to Fight 'Clear-Channelization' of Television
CNSNews.com

Article: June Edition
Building to Win
The Nation

MAY

Article: 05/29/2003
Taft students tour Washington, D.C.
The Edgebrook Times

Article: 05/29/2003
Legislator pushing for $90 billion veterans package
The Daily Herald

Article: 05/25/2003
Was Lynch rescue made up? 2 Illinois pols want to know
Chicago Sun-Times

Interview: 05/23/2003
Janice D. Schakowsky
India Abroad

Article: 05/22/2003
Democrats question foreign policy
Evanston Review

Article: 05/14/2003
The Hill Profile — Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-Ill.)
The Hill

Article: 05/14/2003
Time running out on jobless benefits again
Chicago Tribune

Article: 05/13/2003
Unemployment insurance talks begin
Chicago Sun-Times

Article: 05/9/2003
Bush's War on Immigrants is un-American
India Abroad

Article: 05/09/2003
Capitol Hill
WASHINGTON INTERNET DAILY

Article: 05/08/2003
TRADE: House Panel Raises Concerns About Singapore, Chile Deals
National Journal's Technology Daily

Article: 05/08/2003
Agencies, legislators address West Nile fight
Evanston Review

Article: 05/06/2003
Forum broaches threat of West Nile virus
Daily Northwestern

Article: May/June Edition
Soldiers of good fortune
Mother Jones

Article: 05/05/2003
Candidates introduced at annual meeting of city Democrats
Daily Northwestern

Article: 05/02/2003
Senior Drug Smugglers
WGN

Article: 05/01/2003
House proposal would establish tourism council
Las Vegas Review-Journal

Article: 05/01/2003
Officials charged in toxic lunches
Daily South Town

Article: 05/01/2003 edition
The unexpected activist: how one man stumbled into diabetes advocacy and came out a political insider; Diabetes Advocate
Daily Herald

APRIL

Article: 04/30/03
Lawmakers seek answers on tainted school food
Chicago Tribune

Article: 04/30/03
House passes special education overhaul
Reuters

Article: 04/29/03
Congresswoman advocates Middle East peace
University Wire

Article: 04/26/03
Some members of Congress raising questions about DynCorp
CBS Evening News

Article: 04/24/03
Congresswoman vows to help Des Plaines get federal funds
Daily Herald

Article: 04/24/03
CTA, city differ on funds available to fix viaducts
Evanston Review

Article: 04/24/03
Habla usted Clear Channel?
Salon.com

Article: 04/22/03
3 members of Congress seek probe of DHB official
The Miami Herald

Article: 04/16/03
Legislation gets criticism for shielding gun makers
Chicago Sun-Times

Article: 04/15/03
Senator doubts gulls fouled beaches
News Sun

Article: 04/15/03
Mass Media Notes
Communication Daily

Op-Ed: 04/13/03
At a time of war, how dare we reduce veterans' benefits?
Chicago Sun-Times

Article: 04/11/03
Federal budget could change health benefits for veterans
Daily Herald

Article: 04/09/03
Breaux, Tauzin criticize curbs on media ownership
The Times Picayune

Interview: 04/07/03
Interview With Representatives Janice Schakowsky and Peter King
CNN CROSSFIRE

Article: 04/05/03
House, Senate Make Rapid Advancement Toward Comprehensive Energy Bill
Natural Gas Intelligence

Article: 04/03/03
Lawmakers Avoid Criticizing Bush on War
Associated Press

Article: 04/03/03
Schakowsky shoots down veterans’ benefit cuts
Evanston Review

Article: 04/02/2003
POLS BACK POWELL'S REG PUSH
Daily Variety

Article: 04/01/2003
With Democrats Divided on War, Pelosi Faces First Test
The New York Times

Article: April, 2003 edition
The Republican Railroad;
Squelching Democratic voices on the Hill

The American Prospect

MARCH

Article: 03/31/03 edition
Building Cities for Peace
The Nation

Article: 03/28/03
'Burdened by the Controversy'
NEWSWEEK

Article: 03/28/03
2 Pilots Had Warned About Safety
The New York Times

Article: 03/28/03
House Resolution Warns Iraq on Treatment of U.S. Captives
The New York Times

Article: 03/27/03
Pilots Voiced Doubts About Planes in Colombia Crashes; U.S. contract workers said the single-engine Cessnas involved in two recent accidents were unsuited to the Andean terrain.
The Los Angeles Times

Article: 03/24/03
Veterans offer family support
Daily Herald

Article: 03/24/03
Pelosi Survives Test On War Resolution
Roll Call

Article: 03/19/03
Dems, GAO fear congressional oversight
The Hill

Article: 03/18/03
Democrat leaders soften tone;
But Daschle faults Bush diplomacy

Chicago Tribune

Article: 03/17/03
Pelosi Brings New Style to Caucus
Roll Call

Article: 03/17/03
US Congress members for probe on roughing up of Indo-Canadian
Kaumudi Online

Article: 03/17/03
The Pentagon's Private Army;
They run the mess halls. They program the weapons. They even recruit soldiers. And if America goes to war against Iraq, private military companies will play a bigger role than ever before.

Fortune

Article: 03/15/03
Lawmaker demoted after remarks on Jewish groups
Chicago Tribune

Interview: 03/11/03
Interview With Representatives Janice Schakowsky and Tom Tancredo
CNN CROSSFIRE

Article: 03/09/03
Brotherly love flows for Illinois politician
Chicago Tribune

Article: 03/07/03
U.S., Others Propose March 17th Deadline for Iraq
Associated Press/CBS 2 News

Article: 03/07/03
Maine East adds free health care to its offerings
Daily Herald

Article: 03/06/03
Morton Grove wins $1 million for Dempster
Evanston Review

Article: 03/06/03
Attempt seen to ease high-rate lending rules
Chicago Tribune

Article: 03/04/03
Evanston clergy deliver war protest to legislator
Chicago Tribune

Article: 03/04/03
Durbin aims to fill gaps in food safety;
More tests sought for school meals

Chicago Tribune

Article: 03/03/03
MERCURY: DEMS ATTACK U.S. POLICY ON INTERNATIONAL TREATY
Greenwire

Article: 03/02/03
Uncle Sam to needy: Why not try marriage?;
A Bush proposal would spend $300 million to encourage unwed couples to tie the knot.

Philadelphia Inquirer

FEBRUARY

Article: 02/28/03
Congressmen call on Bush to abandon "Mexico City" policy
The Advocate

Article: 02/27/03
Testimony On LANL 'Outrageous'
Albuquerque Journal

Article: 02/24/03
Echoing Wellstone on War, Activism
The Nation

Article: 02/22/03
Pelosi's Fast Start
The National Journal

Article: 02/22/03
Azteca, striking workers to meet with mediator
Chicago Daily Herald

Article: 02/22/03
Students have their say on possible war
Chicago Sun-Times

Article: 02/20/03
Ill-Suited for War
LA Weekly

Article: 02/17/03
EPA will relent, warn public about asbestos in insulation
St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Article: 02/12/03
Salmonella Survivor Endorses Push for Food Safety Agency
The New York Times

Article: 02/11/03
Medical Malpractice Hearing Produces No Agreement
KYW's News Radio 1060, Philadelphia

Article: 02/11/03
Murray turns up the heat over decision to scrap asbestos alert
Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Article: 02/11/03
ASBESTOS: DEMS ASK BUSH TEAM TO EXPLAIN WHY THEY STOPPED ALERT
Greenwire

Article: 02/10/03
FOR THE RECORD
Crain's Chicago Business

Article: 02/05/03
Grieving Rush calls for end of death penalty
The Hill

Article: 02/03/03
Navy Credit Cards: Whiskey And Women, Ballgames And Gambling
Navy News Week

JANUARY

Article: 01/30/03
Schakowsky is top Dem on panel
Crain’s Chicago Business

Article: 01/30/03
Coast Guard sends teams, ships abroad;
War duty possible, officials indicate

Chicago Tribune

Op-Ed: 01/29/03
More proof needed before we go to war
Chicago Daily Herald

Article: 01/29/03
Ohio Democrat blasts Bush
Beacon Journal

Article: 01/29/03
Nation going wrong way: Dems
Chicago Sun-Times

Article: 01/29/03
Foes decry `wrong direction'
Chicago Tribune

Article: 01/28/03
Illinois lawmakers split on Iraq
Daily Herald

Article: 01/27/03
Let Inspections Work
The Nation

Article: 01/26/03
Expanded access;
New design concept could open more homes to disabled

Chicago Tribune

Article: 01/23/03
Armed forces land at high schools
Evanston Review

Article: 01/23/03
Ethel Kennedy leads U.S. congressional delegation on fact finding mission to Haiti
Associated Press

Article: 01/21/03
Concerns raised about adequacy of military protection
Aerotech News and Review

Article: 01/19/03
Truth behind the mask; Are U.S. troops in danger with defective gear?
The Pantagraph

Article: 01/10/03
Local lawmakers snag coveted posts
Chicago Sun-Times

Article: 01/10/03
House Members Assigned to Committees; California Republicans Will Lead Three Panels, Including Homeland Security
Washington Post

Article: 01/10/03
Kirk lands spot on an influential spending panel;
3rd state member of Appropriations

Chicago Tribune

Article: 01/09/03
Schakowsky won't run for U.S. Senate in 2004
Associated Press

Article: 01/09/03
Military Hospitals Need Financial Improvement, Says Watchdog Agency
Air Force Magazine

Article: 01/09/03
Schakowsky passes on Senate run
Chicago Sun-Times

Article: 01/08/03
Bush offers up a cure
Daily Herald

Article: 01/07/03
A new class of clinic
Daily Herald

Article: 01/05/03
Well-suited for battle?
San Diego Union Tribune

Article: 01/05/03
BARRIER-FREE BUILDING
Orlando Sentinel

Editorial: 01/02/03
Have a happy new year!
Evanston Review

Article: 01/02/03
2003 Could Bode Well for Nonprofits – Provided They Stay Focused on Mission
Streetwise

Article: 01/01/03
Inclusive Home Design Act of 2002
Paraplegia News