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Congressman Brad Schneider

Representing the 10th District of Illinois

Press Releases

July 20, 2017 Press Release
Schneider will answer questions from constituents and update attendees on his work in Washington

Congressman Brad Schneider (IL-10) will host a “Congress on Your Corner” event to answer questions from constituents and brief attendees on his work in Washington this Saturday at 11:00am. The event will be held at Highland Park High School and is open to the public.

WHO: 

Rep. Brad Schneider and constituents of Illinois’s Tenth District

July 19, 2017 Press Release
Bill will hold States accountable and seeks to ensure absentee ballots are delivered and counted on time

Today, Rep. Brad Schneider (IL-10) and Ranking Member of the Committee on House Administration Robert Brady (PA-01) introduced legislation to improve absentee voting for individuals serving in the armed forces and citizens living abroad. Under current law, acquiring an absentee ballot can present challenges for service members who frequently move from one location to another and U.S.

July 17, 2017 Press Release
Schneider and other members of Illinois Congressional Delegation visited Fox Lake, Libertyville, and Gurnee

This weekend, Rep. Brad Schneider (IL-10) visited flood-affected communities in Illinois’s Tenth Congressional District to meet with the local leaders of the emergency response effort and offer his support for the clean-up efforts underway.

July 14, 2017 Press Release
Amendment requires Department of Defense doctors to complete continuing education in effort to minimize and treat opioid addiction
The Schneider Amendment would require medical professionals in the Department of Defense who prescribe opioids for pain management to undertake 12 hours of continuing education training every 3 years to ensure they are up-to-date on the latest best practices in preventing overprescribing and treating misuse.
July 7, 2017 Press Release
Event offered resources to help area small business owners and entrepreneurs succeed

Congressman Brad Schneider (IL-10) and Ranking Member of the House Small Business Committee Rep. Nydia Velázquez (NY-07) hosted a forum and resource fair for constituents who own or are interested in starting a small business on Thursday.

July 6, 2017 Press Release
Schneider will answer questions from constituents and update attendees on his work in Washington

Congressman Brad Schneider (IL-10) will host a “Congress on Your Corner” event to answer questions from constituents and brief attendees on his work in Washington this Saturday at 11:00am. The event will be held at Gemini Jr. High School and is open to the public.

WHO: 
Rep. Brad Schneider and constituents of Illinois’s Tenth District

June 30, 2017 Press Release
Letter urges President Trump to withdraw immigration and homeland security policies hurting our economy

Today, U.S. Representative Brad Schneider (IL-10) and House Small Business Committee Ranking Member Nydia Velázquez (NY-07) sent a letter highlighting the damage to small businesses caused by President Trump’s immigration and homeland security executive orders, and urging him to reverse these policies.

June 29, 2017 Press Release
Funds will improve ability of department to protect health and safety of public and emergency response personnel

 Today, U.S. Representative Brad Schneider (IL-10), Senator Dick Durbin, and Senator Tammy Duckworth announced the award of more than $35,000 in federal funds to the Waukegan Fire Department to strengthen the ability of local firefighters to respond to fire and related hazards in the community.

June 26, 2017 Press Release
Letter with six other Illinois delegation members calls for budget agreement to prevent construction shutdown
Failure to reach a compromise would lead to a halt in more than 700 projects across the state, and could cause up to 25,000 people to lose their jobs.
June 22, 2017 Press Release

 

WASHINGTON, DC — Today, Congressman Brad Schneider (IL-10) released the following statement:

“Like the House version, the Senate bill is mean-spirited to the core – cruelly sacrificing health care coverage for the most vulnerable among us for tax breaks to the most fortunate.

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