U.S. Congressman Brad Schneider (IL-10) announced today that his office will host satellite office hours on Wednesday, May 22 from 10AM to 1PM (CDT) in Fox Lake to help constituents affected by the severe flooding that occurred in April.
Today, U.S. Representatives Brad Schneider (D-IL) and Doug Collins (R-GA) introduced bipartisan legislation to help Israel maintain its qualitative military edge over those who seek to do it harm.
Critical Reforms Expanding Coverage Must be Preserved
In opposition to the House’s latest attempt to repeal the Affordable Care Act entirely, U.S. Congressman Brad Schneider (IL-10) released the following statement:
U.S. Congressman Brad Schneider (IL-10) issued the following statement in response to reports that the Internal Revenue Service singling out certain groups for unfair scrunity:
Waukegan Airport Contract Tower will Remain Fully Funded
In response to the potential sale of advanced arms from Russia to Syria, U.S. Congressman Brad Schneider (IL-10) released the following statement:
Citing concerns of inadequate protections for workers, U.S. Congressman Brad Schneider (IL-10) issued the following statement in opposition to the “Working Families Flexibility Act," a bill related to overtime compensation:
New Flexibility Could Allow FAA to Keep Waukegan Airport Operating Safely
U.S. Congressman Brad Schneider signed a letter urging U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood to use the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) new funding flexibility to keep open Waukegan Regional Airport’s control tower and the 148 other contract towers scheduled for closure.
Illinois Congressman Stands Up Against Discrimination in the Workplace
Today, U.S. Congressman Brad Schneider (IL-10) helped introduce the Employment Non-Discrimination Act, which would extend the current workplace protections based on gender, race and religion to sexual orientation and identity. The bill would prohibit employers from firing, refusing to hire or discriminating against an employee or job applicant based on sexual orientation or gender identity.
Congressman Helps Introduce Resolution Honoring the Anniversary
To mark Israel’s 65th anniversary, U.S. Congressman Brad Schneider (IL-10), a member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, helped introduce a resolution and released the following statement:
Hoyer Plan Includes Schneider’s AMERICA Works Act
U.S. Congressman Brad Schneider (IL-10) joined Minority Whip Steny Hoyer at the unveiling of the new Make It In America package, which focuses on strengthening our manufacturing sector and creating jobs. The plan includes Schneider’s bill—the AMERICA Works Act.
U.S. Congressman Brad Schneider (IL-10) released the following statement today in support of the compromise to expand background checks reached by Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Senator Pat Toomey (R-PA).
Events Bring Illinois Congressman to Local Companies
U.S. Congressman Brad Schneider (IL-10) will officially begin his “Brad at Your Business” tour on Monday, April 8 at Auto Parts City, a Gurnee-based leader in both green practices and auto recycling.
Congressman Addresses Syrian National Unity, Urges Global Response
Today, U.S. Congressman Brad Schneider (IL-10), in a letter to Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki, urged the Iraqi government to stop the illicit flow of Iranian arms across the country to Bashar al-Assad’s Syrian forces. This follows Schneider’s questioning of Robert Ford, the U.S.
Invites Local Residents to Help Celebrate Office Grand Opening
U.S. Congressman Brad Schneider (IL-10) will host an open house at his Lincolnshire office on Wednesday, April 3rd at 5:00 p.m. CDT, to mark the official opening of his district office.
Schneider has invited local residents to join him, discuss the issues being debated in Congress and hear about the different services the office can provide constituents.
Cites Need to Provide Small Businesses with Certainty
Congressman Brad Schneider (IL-10) voted today for a bill to avoid a government shutdown and provides critical funding through the rest of Fiscal Year 2013. The Continuing Resolution passed the House by a vote of 318 to 109.
Congressman Brad Schneider (IL-10) took part in the National Education Association’s Read Across America Week at Round Lake’s Early Education Center. Schneider toured the facility, which has offered a wide range of early education programs, and read Rainbow Fish and What’s for Lunch to a several classes of kindergarten students.
Illinois Congressman Joins Sens. King and Blunt to Outline Bipartisan Debt Reduction Strategies
Congressman Schneider (IL-10) joined Sen. Angus King (I-ME) and Sen. Roy Blunt (R-MO) at Fix the Debt’s Small Business roundtable discussion, stressing the need to reduce the debt in a balanced manner and provide long-term fiscal certainty to give businesses confidence to make long-term decisions.
Illinois Congressman Brad Schneider (IL-10) joined his colleagues from around the Great Lakes Basin to stress the importance of caring for restoring and protecting the Great Lakes.
Illinois Congressman Outlines Budget Priorities and Recommendations for the Future
Today, U.S. Congressman Brad Schneider (IL-10) testified before the House Committee on the Budget and offered his priorities for the Fiscal Year 2014 federal budget. In his testimony, Schneider outlined his recommendations for how to secure America’s long-term fiscal security and prosperity.
Illinois Congressman Helps Introduce Bipartisan Sanctions Aimed at Ending Iranian Nuclear Development
In response to Iran’s accelerating nuclear program, U.S. Congressman Brad Schneider (IL-10) helped introduce the bipartisan Nuclear Iran Prevention Act that enacts stronger sanctions against the nation and its economic partners with the goal of preventing Iran from acquiring nuclear weapons capability.
Illinois Congressman Celebrates Protections for LGBT, Immigrant Victims
U.S. Congressman Brad Schneider (IL-10) voted for the Violence Against Women (VAWA) Reauthorization Act of 2013, which passed today by a bipartisan vote of 286 to 138. One of Schneider’s first actions in the 113th Congress was to cosponsor the VAWA Reauthorization Act of 2013.
Discusses AMERICA Works Act, Skills Training at Tenth District Plants
U.S. Congressman Brad Schneider (IL-10) continued his tour of local businesses this week, visiting three local manufacturing facilities and discussing his first bill—the AMERICA Works Act—and how it can help bridge the growing skills gap impacting local manufacturers.
U.S. Congressman Brad Schneider (IL-10) released this statement in response to President Obama’s State of the Union address:
“Tonight, President Obama offered concrete steps to confront some of the biggest challenges we face as a country, including spurring small-business growth and rebuilding our middle class.
Legislation Eliminates Harmful Tax on Medical Device Manufacturers
Today, U.S. Congressman Brad Schneider (IL-10) helped introduce bipartisan legislation that would repeal the 2.3 percent excise tax on medical device manufactures included in the 2010 health care reform law.
Schneider’s First Bill Aims to Bridge Skills Gap
Today, U.S. Congressman Brad Schneider (IL-10) and U.S. Congressman Lou Barletta (PA-11) introduced the bipartisan American Manufacturing Efficiency and Retraining Investment Collaboration Achievement (AMERICA) Works Act to help build a skilled American workforce.
Illinois Congressman Greets 14 Students in Town for Inauguration Festivities
The Chicago-based Mikva Challenge has brought 14 civics-minded Illinois high-school students—chosen either through essays or community service—to the nation’s capitol for Inauguration weekend, and today, U.S. Congressman Brad Schneider (IL-10) met with and welcomed the group.
Illinois Congressman Donates Books to Children’s National Medical Center
Participating in the President’s National Day of Service, U.S. Congressman Brad Schneider (IL-10) today donated books to the Children’s National Medical Center.
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Illinois Congressman Urges Congressional Action on Gun Violence
In support of Vice President Joe Biden’s recommendations, announced today by President Obama, U.S. Congressman Brad Schneider (IL-10) released the following statement calling on his colleagues on both sides of the aisle to come together and enact common-sense legislation to curb gun violence.
Bill Would Promote Greater U.S-Israel Collaboration, Economic Growth
Today, U.S. Congressman Brad Schneider (D-IL), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, will help to introduce the Visa Waiver for Israel Act at a press conference at 11AM (EST) at 1539 Longworth House Office Building.
New Tenth District Congressman Spends First Week Visiting Nine Local Businesses
Congressman Brad Schneider (IL-10) conducted an initial tour of businesses throughout the district during his first week returning home after being sworn into Congress on January 3rd. The tour kicked off at Schumacher Electric in Mount Prospect on Wednesday, January 9th and finished with Underwriters Laboratories (UL) in Northbrook.
Small Businessman to Represent Illinois's 10th Congressional District
Congressman Brad Schneider (D-Deerfield) was sworn into office today after being elected in November to represent Illinois’s 10th Congressional district.