In The News
A subcommittee of the House of Representatives’ Committee on Small Business held a hearing today to discuss the value of using the cash basis of accounting in small businesses, and whether they should be required to use the accrual basis.
Rep. Schneider visits Wheeling High School to discuss the importance of closing the skills gap to promote American manufacturing.
Why he's proud to be a New Dem:
With an assist from three Chicago-area members, House Democrats today offered legislation to reverse the impact of the U.S. Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby decision on contraception. But it's doubtful that, in the GOP-dominated House of Representatives, the measure will turn out to be more than good campaign fodder.
U.S. Reps. Brad Schneider of Deerfield and Tammy Duckworth of Hoffman Estates are among the Democrats nationally behind legislation aimed at upending the effects of the U.S. Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby contraception decision, but the plan could face a tough path forward.
For-profit employers would be barred from using religious beliefs to deny contraception coverage or other federally mandated health services to their employees under federal legislation introduced in the U.S. House on Wednesday.
Despite both the Senate and House of Representatives being in recess last week, news of the discovery of the three kidnapped Israeli teens’ bodies was swiftly condemned by U.S. lawmakers, some reinvigorating calls for America to cut funding to the Palestinian Authority (PA) due to Hamas’s involvement in the murders.
Military veterans will have an easier path into a manufacturing career if legislation proposed Rep. Brad Schneider (D-Deerfield) becomes law.
The House Foreign Affairs Committee approved legislation designed to keep international financial institutions from conducting business with Hezbollah.
North Shore Congressman Brad Schneider says he is strongly behind efforts on Capitol Hill to increase the federal minimum wage, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
Congressman Schneider there is no debate for him when it comes to the issue of raising the minimum wage.
A year after the U.S. Senate approved a comprehensive immigration reform plan, North Shore Congressman Brad Schneider said it’s unfortunate the bill remains stalled in the House.