The U.S. House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed the Hezbollah International Financing Prevention Act, legislation authored by Rep. Brad Schneider (IL-10) and Rep. Mark Meadows (NC-11). The bill would impose severe economic sanctions on Hezbollah, an internationally-recognized terrorist organization that continues to pose a great threat to U.S.
U.S. Congressman Brad Schneider (IL-10) released the following statement on the extension of Iran nuclear negotiations through November.
U.S. Congressman Brad Schneider (IL-10) voted for the Highway and Transportation Funding Act, which extends federal surface transportation programs and ensures that the Highway Trust Fund remains solvent through May 2015.
U.S. Congressman Brad Schneider (IL-10) released the following statement condemning Hamas’ refusal to accept a ceasefire agreement initiated by Egypt and accepted by Israel.
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:
The U.S. House passed the bipartisan Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act, which included key elements of U.S. Congressman Brad Schneider’s (IL-10) AMERICA Works Act and LEARN Act. The bill now goes to the President for his signature.
In response to the Supreme Court’s recent Hobby Lobby decision, U.S. Congressman Brad Schneider (IL-10) helped introduce legislation today that would prohibit for-profit employers from using religious beliefs to deny employees coverage of contraception or any other vital health service required by federal law.
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.