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Congressman Brad Schneider

Representing the 10th District of Illinois

Press Releases

November 17, 2017 Press Release
Amendments shed light on use of underground tunnels against Israel by Hamas and other terrorist organizations

This week, U.S. Representative. Brad Schneider (IL-10), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, offered three amendments that were accepted during the committee markup.

November 17, 2017 Press Release
More than 40 Members of Congress request Administration develop plan to prevent permanent Iranian military presence in Syria

Today, U.S. Representative Brad Schneider (D-IL) released a bipartisan letter led with Rep. Brian Mast (R-FL) urging the Trump Administration to present Congress with a strategy to prevent Iran’s regional expansion.

November 16, 2017 Press Release

Today, Congressman Brad Schneider (IL-10) released the below statement following his vote against H.R.1, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act:

“Today I voted against the GOP tax proposal because it will raise taxes on my constituents, hurt our local communities, and irresponsibly explode our national debt.

November 15, 2017 Press Release
Grant will help expand and improve child and adolescent mental health programs

Today, U.S. Representative Brad Schneider (IL-10) announced the award of $900,000 in federal funds for the Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center to expand and improve a county-wide, sustainable System of Care approach to providing child and adolescent behavioral health services.

November 13, 2017 Press Release
Bill would create a tax credit for investing in innovative, early-stage companies

Today, Congressman Brad Schneider announced new legislation to encourage investment in early-stage tech companies and spur innovation. The bipartisan bill was introduced with Rep. Jason Smith (R-MO).

November 7, 2017 Press Release
Events in Des Plaines, Mundelein, Glenview, and North Chicago aim to help area seniors better understand their Medicare Part D coverage options

Today, Congressman Brad Schneider (IL-10) announced four upcoming Medicare Open Enrollment events through Illinois’s Tenth Congressional District.

November 2, 2017 Press Release
We need to reform our outdated tax code, but it must be done in a bipartisan and fiscally-responsible way that encourages growth and supports our middle class. I’m deeply concerned with the partisan plan rolled out by Republican leadership today, in no small part because it saddles future generations with trillions more in debt to pay for tax cuts for the most fortunate Americans.
October 26, 2017 Press Release
Amendments by Schneider to report violations of travel restrictions and strengthen understanding of Hizballah’s missile supply chain were included in legislation

Today, U.S. Representative Brad Schneider (D-IL) praised the passage of new sanctions on Iran’s ballistic missiles program, as well as legislation that will limit the ability of Iran’s proxy, Hizballah, to finance terror and recruit followers.

Amendments offered by Schneider during markups of the House Foreign Affairs Committee were included in two of these bills.

October 23, 2017 Press Release
Bipartisan amendment will help small businesses commercialize research

A bipartisan amendment to help research-focused small businesses introduced by U.S. Representatives Brad Schneider (D-IL) and Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA) was recently passed by the U.S. House of Representatives as part of H.R.

October 20, 2017 Press Release

Congressman Brad Schneider (IL-10) released the below statement following the Senate introduction of the SECURE Firearm Storage Act by Democratic Whip Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL), a companion to the House bill first introduced by Schneider in July 2017: