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Congressman Brad Schneider

Representing the 10th District of Illinois

Press Releases

March 28, 2019 Press Release

On Thursday, April 18, Congressman Brad Schneider will host a small business workshop at the Grayslake Area Public Library to help constituents interested in starting a small business or growing an existing business.

The event will be led by Mitch Bienvenue, director of the Illinois Small Business Development and International Trade Center.

The workshop will cover:

March 28, 2019 Press Release

Today, U.S. Representatives Brad Schneider (D-IL) and Steve Chabot (R-OH) reintroduced H.R. 1909, the Helping Angels Lead Our Startups (HALOS) Act, bipartisan legislation to increase investment in America’s startups. Specifically, this bill clarifies the definition of angel investor groups and exempts “demo days” from the Securities Exchange Commission’s General Solicitation rules. 

March 27, 2019 Press Release

Following the massacre at Al Noor Mosque and Linwood Mosque in Christchurch, New Zealand, U.S. Representatives Brad Schneider (D-IL-10), Robin Kelly (D-IL-02) and Vicente Gonzalez (D-TX-15) in the House and Democratic Whip Dick Durbin (D-IL) in the Senate today introduced legislation to address the growing threat of white supremacists and other violent right-wing extremists.

March 25, 2019 Press Release

Democratic Congressmen Brad Schneider (IL-10) and Jerry Nadler (NY-10) were joined by Republican Congressman Lee Zeldin (NY-01) and Congresswoman Ann Wagner (MO-02) to introduce a bipartisan resolution opposing efforts to delegitimize the state of Israel and the Global Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) Movement targeting Israel.

March 13, 2019 Press Release
Save the Internet Act would prevent blocking, throttling and paid prioritization

Today, Congressman Brad Schneider (IL-10) announced he is co-sponsoring legislation to restore the open internet order Federal Communications Commission (FCC) protecting net neutrality.

March 8, 2019 Press Release
Bill also includes Schneider legislation to close Trump-era loopholes in ethics standards for administration officials

Today, the U.S. House of Representatives voted to pass H.R. 1, the For the People Act, a sweeping government reform package that restricts the influence of dark money in campaigns, expands voting rights protections, and strengthens ethics rules.

March 7, 2019 Press Release
Lake and Cook County among top Illinois counties in use of SALT deduction, which was severely restricted in the new GOP tax law.

Today, Congressman Brad Schneider (D-IL-10), a member of the House Committee on Ways & Means, co-sponsored bipartisan legislation to restore the full deduction on State and Local taxes, commonly known as the SALT deduction.

March 6, 2019 Press Release
Submissions by area high school students due by April 12, 2019

Today, Congressman Brad Schneider (IL-10) announced the start of the Tenth District’s 2019 Congressional Art Competition.

March 4, 2019 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, March 9 at 10:00am. The event will be held at the Zion City Hall at 2828 Sheridan Rd.

 

This will be Schneider’s fourth Congress on Your Corner town hall of 2019.

 

February 28, 2019 Press Release
Schneider amendment incorporated in this week’s second major gun violence prevention legislation to pass House after decades of inaction

Today, the U.S. House of Representatives voted to pass an amendment offered by Congressman Brad Schneider (IL-10) to bring needed transparency to the issue of “default proceed sales,” and produce data that will help efforts to keep firearms out of the hands of convicted felons, domestic abusers, and others who are prohibited by law from buying a gun.

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