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Congressman Brad Schneider

Representing the 10th District of Illinois

Press Releases

Jul 22, 2014 Press Release

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.

Jul 19, 2014 Press Release

U.S. Congressman Brad Schneider (IL-10) released the following statement on the extension of Iran nuclear negotiations through November.

Jul 16, 2014 Press Release

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. 

Jul 15, 2014 Press Release

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. 

Jul 10, 2014 Press Release
Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act Includes Key Language from Schneider’s AMERICA Works Act, LEARN Act

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.

Jul 9, 2014 Press Release

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.  

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Jul 8, 2014 Press Release

U.S. Congressman Brad Schneider (IL-10) released the following statement in response to the recent developments in Israel and the Gaza.  

“Families in Israel are once again hearing incessant alarm sirens and racing to bomb shelters as Hamas launches hundreds of rockets from Gaza targeting Israeli civilians. 

Jul 2, 2014 Press Release
Expands Post-9/11 GI Benefits, Aims to Boost Small Business and Manufacturing

In marking the 70th anniversary of the GI Bill, U.S. Rep. Brad Schneider (IL-10) announced the introduction of the GI Internship Program Act (HR 4922) today to create a new internship option for Post-9/11 GI Bill benefits.

Jun 30, 2014 Press Release

U.S. Congressman Brad Schneider (IL-10) released the following statement today after reports that the bodies of the three Israeli teenagers who were kidnapped more than two weeks ago had been found north of Hebron.

Jun 25, 2014 Press Release

U.S. Congressman Brad Schneider (IL-10) with U.S. Congressman Randy Weber (TX-14) introduced a measure today calling for the immediate, unconditional release of the three kidnapped Israeli teenagers held captive in the West Bank.

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