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Congressman Brad Schneider

Representing the 10th District of Illinois

Press Releases

September 14, 2018 Press Release
Language to help communities like Zion, IL now awaits President Trump’s signature

This week, legislative language first introduced by Rep. Brad Schneider (D-IL) to help communities with stranded nuclear waste passed both the House and Senate, and now awaits President Trump’s signature to become law.

September 13, 2018 Press Release
Bipartisan bill would require President to fill currently vacant Special Envoy position

Today, the House of Representatives voted 393-2 to advance bipartisan legislation to elevate the Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism at the U.S. State Department to the rank of Ambassador, and require the President to nominate a Special Envoy within 90 days of enactment. The Special Envoy position is currently vacant and has been so since the start of the Trump Administration.

September 13, 2018 Press Release

Today, the House Judiciary Committee unanimously adopted an amendment offered by Congressman Brad Schneider (D-IL) to help ensure veteran entrepreneurs’ access to patent protections. The amendment was included as part of H.R. 6758, the Study of Underrepresented Classes Chasing Engineering and Science Success (SUCCESS) Act, which passed out of committee.

September 12, 2018 Press Release
New study shows Lake and Cook County in top three of all Illinois counties in use of SALT deduction

Today, Congressman Brad Schneider (D-IL) highlighted just released data that illustrates the negative effects to Tenth District families of President Trump and Congressional Republican’s decision to limit the State and Local Tax Deduction to $10,000 in last year’s tax reform bill.

September 7, 2018 Press Release
Meeting in response to Schneider-led letter signed by all 18 Illinois Members of Congress acknowledging Russia’s meddling in 2016 election and requesting briefing from Administration

Today, Congressman Schneider and other members of the Illinois congressional delegation were briefed by officials from the Department of Homeland Security on ongoing federal efforts to bolster the security of election systems in Illinois and across the country.

September 7, 2018 Press Release
Bill would restore previous administration rules requiring two-year “cooling-off” period and prohibiting former lobbyists from working at the agencies they lobbied

Today, Congressman Brad Schneider (IL-10) introduced new legislation strengthening ethics rules to help close the revolving door between corporate lobbyists and the agencies that oversee their industries.

September 4, 2018 Press Release
Funds will enhance public and firefighter safety in Fox Lake, Lake Forest, Libertyville, Niles, Round Lake, and Waukegan

Today, U.S. Representative Brad Schneider (IL-10) announced the award of more than $950,000 in federal funds to six communities in Illinois’s Tenth Congressional District that will strengthen the ability of local firefighters to respond to fires and related hazards.

August 27, 2018 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 on Saturday, September 1 at 10:00am. The event will be held at the Village Hall in North Chicago and is open to the public.


August 20, 2018 Press Release
Village of Glencoe to Receive Great Lakes Restoration Initiative funding to improve infrastructure and reduce erosion

Today, Congressman Brad Schneider (IL-10) announced that the Village of Glencoe has been awarded $50,000 to implement conservation programs to protect Lake Michigan. This funding has been awarded through the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI), which promotes environmental stewardship and conservation programs that support the health of the Great Lakes.

August 15, 2018 Press Release
Local consumer advocates will educate seniors on avoiding consumer scams

Join Congressman Schneider and local consumer advocates for an educational panel on Thursday, August 23 in Northbrook. Attendees will learn how to recognize and prevent scams – particularly those targeting seniors. Panelists will include representatives from: