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Congressman Brad Schneider

Representing the 10th District of Illinois

Press Releases

January 25, 2019 Press Release
Schneider has served on House Small Business Committee in all three terms

Today, Congressman Brad Schneider (IL-10) released the below statement following his selection to serve on House Committee on Small Business in the 116th Congress. Schneider is also a member of the House Committee on Ways and Means.

January 18, 2019 Press Release
Heard from Tenth District residents who are working without pay or furloughed due to the lapse in government funding

Today, Congressman Brad Schneider met with local federal workers negatively affected by the government shutdown, including many who are working without pay or have been furloughed.

January 18, 2019 Press Release
Introduced during National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month, bill would exempt civil damages to victims of human trafficking from federal income tax

Today, U.S. Representatives Brad Schneider (IL-10), Kenny Marchant (TX-24), Terri Sewell (AL-7) and Jason Smith (MO-8), all members of the House Committee on Ways and Means, introduced bipartisan legislation to exempt restitution payments to victims of human trafficking from federal income tax.

January 18, 2019 Press Release
Bill would modernize sole-source contracting for small businesses

Bipartisan legislation introduced by U.S. Representatives Brad Schneider (D-IL) and Roger Marshall (R-KS) to help small businesses acquire federal contracts passed the House of Representatives this week by a vote of 415-6.

January 16, 2019 Press Release

Today, Congressman Brad Schneider (IL-10) was appointed to the Subcommittee on Health and the Subcommittee on Social Security in the House Committee on Ways and Means.

January 14, 2019 Press Release
Political campaigns and committees would be required to report all donations of $1,000 or more within 48 hours

Today, Congressman Brad Schneider (IL-10) introduced new legislation to increase transparency of campaign finances by requiring real-time disclosure within 48 hours of donations to candidates and committees that total $1,000 or more. Under current law, most donations are only disclosed to the public via quarterly filings with the Federal Election Commission (FEC).

January 14, 2019 Press Release
Constituents are invited to submit cards and letters thanking local veterans for their service this Valentine’s Day

Today, Congressman Brad Schneider (IL-10) announced the launch of the Tenth District “Valentines for Vets” program to collect and distribute Valentine’s Day cards to local veterans.

January 11, 2019 Press Release
Senior Administration officials were set to receive $10,000 raise while more than 800,000 federal workers go without pay

Today, U.S. Representatives Brad Schneider (IL-10) and Sean Casten (IL-06) introduced legislation to block pay raises for senior Administration officials during a government shutdown.

January 11, 2019 Press Release
Bipartisan bill would require President to fill currently vacant Special Envoy position and elevate to ambassadorial rank

Today, the House of Representatives voted 410-1 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.

January 9, 2019 Press Release
Committee has broad jurisdiction over tax, health care, Medicare, Social Security, and more

Today, Congressman Brad Schneider (IL-10) was appointed as a member of the House Committee on Ways & Means for the 116th Congress.

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