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Congressman Brad Schneider

Representing the 10th District of Illinois

In The News

Apr 2, 2014 In The News
Todd Shields

U.S. Rep. Brad Schneider, D-10, is asking for more funding to update flood data that he said will help reduce property damage.

He and fellow lawmakers sent a letter to the House Appropriations Committee urging more funds be spent on plans to control stormwater floods.

The prevention program is under the guidance of Federal Emergency Management Agency.

Apr 1, 2014 In The News
Progress Illinois

House Republicans released their budget Tuesday, and the fiscal plan calls for a plethora of cuts to federal services — to the tune of $5.1 trillion.

Mar 30, 2014 In The News
Jerusalem Post

The US visa waiver program allows tourists to visit America for 90 days without the need to apply for a travel visa.

Thirty-seven countries are included in the US visa waiver program, including Andorra, Hungary, and South Korea. Israel is not.

Mar 30, 2014 In The News
Deerfield Review

Rep. Brad Schneider (D-Deerfield) and several Illinois House members have asked to meet with BP after an oil spill in Lake Michigan. 

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Mar 29, 2014 In The News
Greg Hinz

Illinois' two U.S. senators are ratcheting up their protests over the March 24 oil spill into Lake Michigan from BP PLC's Whiting, Ind., refinery, asking for a meeting with the company's top American official.

Mar 29, 2014 In The News
Steve Sadin

Some North Shore parents prefer to lead by example when teaching their children about supporting the relationship between our country and Israel.

Mar 28, 2014 In The News
John Hudson

Three weeks after Secretary of State John Kerry promised a $1 billion loan guarantee to the cash-strapped government ofUkraine, Kiev remains empty-handed. The reason for the delay is a dispute on Capitol Hill over reforms to theInternational Monetary Fund. The White House insists any aid package to Ukraine include the long-desired IMF reforms, but Republicans oppose those changes.

Mar 28, 2014 In The News
John Hudson

Three weeks after Secretary of State John Kerry promised a $1 billion loan guarantee to the cash-strapped government ofUkraine, Kiev remains empty-handed. The reason for the delay is a dispute on Capitol Hill over reforms to theInternational Monetary Fund. The White House insists any aid package to Ukraine include the long-desired IMF reforms, but Republicans oppose those changes.

Mar 26, 2014 In The News
LAZAR BERMAN AND JTA

The US State Department is denying visas to senior members of Israeli security forces whose work is connected to Israeli control of the West Bank, Israel’s Channel 10 reported Tuesday night, citing “pro-Israel sources” on Capitol Hill.

Mar 26, 2014 In The News
Daily Herald

WHITING, Ind. -- Crews for oil giant BP worked Tuesday to clean up an undetermined amount of crude oil that spilled into Lake Michigan and affected about a half-mile section of shoreline near Chicago following a malfunction at BP's northwestern Indiana refinery, officials said.

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