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U.S. Congressman Brad Schneider (IL-10) will file a discharge petition on Wednesday that would break through the gridlock and force a vote on extending unemployment insurance, which has lapsed for 2 million Americans. The House would be required to consider the legislation if a majority of Members sign the petition.
U.S. Congressman Brad Schneider (IL-10) cosponsored the Fair Minimum Wage Act (HR 1010), which would raise the minimum wage over a period of three years from $7.75 to $10.10 per hour.
U.S. Congressman Brad Schneider (IL-10) released the following statement on the White House’s official announcement that Chicago will be the home of the new Digital Manufacturing and Design Innovation Institute. The Institute is a public-private partnership involving government, universities and the private sector.
U.S. Congressman Brad Schneider (IL-10) introduced the Accelerate Our Startups Act (HR 4059), which expands public-private efforts to help startup companies get off the ground and achieve success.
U.S. Congressman Brad Schneider (IL-10) will focus on the importance of workforce development next week with a series of events. He will address the Waukegan Chamber of Commerce; tour a Lake Forest-based business growth accelerator; host a Hiring Event in conjunction with Congresswoman Tammy Duckworth (IL-08); and announce a local student-employer training partnership.
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While Rep. Brad Schneider (D-Deerfield) votes on legislation aimed to help create jobs in Washington, his efforts at home in the 10th District this month also targeted the same goal.
President Barack Obama mentioned the need for corporate tax reform in his January State of the Union address.
The Greater Waukegan Development Coalition has a new Lake County Tech Hub and incubator that is designed to support the successful development of entrepreneurial companies through an array of resou