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Schakowsky Statement on Passage of the Omnibus Funding Bill

Today, Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky released the following statement after voting “No” on the FY 2018 Consolidated Appropriations Act, known as the omnibus, which funds the government through September 30, 2018: “The omnibus bill passed by the House earlier today includes many hard-won Democratic priorities, but it leaves major issues unresolved.  “Backed by tireless advocates across the […]

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Rep. Schakowsky’s and State Senator Biss’s Statement on the U.S. Senate’s Vote on Health Care

“By the narrowest of margins – requiring Vice President Pence to break a tie –Senate Republicans have voted to move forward on their dangerous health care proposals. These Senators knew no details except that the bill they would be considering would impose a crippling age tax on older Americans, rip health care away from tens […]