Congressman Peter Roskam

Representing the 6th District of ILLINOIS

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Dec 4, 2014 Press Release
Today, Congressman Peter Roskam (IL-06) was named House Ways and Means Committee Oversight Chair for the 114th Congress. The Oversight Subcommittee is a key watchdog over the spending and operations of programs within the tax-writing and healthcare jurisdiction of the full committee.
Dec 4, 2014 Press Release
Today, Congressman Peter Roskam (IL-06) released the following statement after a measure seeking transparency on the Iran nuclear negotiations he co-authored with Congresswoman Jackie Walorski (R-IN) was included in the final 2015 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which the House unanimously passed today. The Roskam-Walorski measure requires the Obama administration to report to Congress on Iran’s compliance with ongoing nuclear negotiations and the overall state of its nuclear program. The 2015 NDAA is expected to pass the Senate and be signed into law by President Obama before the end of the year.
Dec 4, 2014 Press Release
Yesterday, Congressman Peter Roskam (IL-06) spoke on the House floor in support of H.R. 647, the Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act, which allows disabled Americans to create tax-free saving accounts to help these individuals and their families save for the future. The legislation passed the House 404-17 and will now be considered by the Senate for final passage.
Dec 3, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC–Today, Congressman Peter Roskam (IL-06), co-chair of the House Republican Israel Caucus, released the following statement on House passage of S. 2673, the United States-Israel Strategic Partnership Act: