Press Releases

May 28, 2021 Press Release
Legislation follows EPA OIG report detailing Trump Administration’s negligence of ethylene oxide emissions threat

WASHINGTON – Representative Brad Schneider (IL-10) and Representative Jody Hice (GA-10), co-chairs of the bipartisan Congressional Task Force on Ethylene Oxide, introduced legislation that would require the U.S.

May 27, 2021 Press Release
Legislation would expand program that allows international medical students to remain in the United States after residency if they practice in a medically underserved community

WASHINGTON -- U.S. Representatives Brad Schneider (IL-10) introduced bipartisan legislation to help increase the number of doctors available to work in medically-underserved communities.

 

May 26, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representatives Brad Schneider (IL-10), Ann McLane Kuster (NH-02), and David McKinley (WV-01) introduced bipartisan legislation to train more doctors equipped to combat the opioid epidemic.

 

May 25, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representatives Brad Schneider (IL-10) and Roger Williams (TX-25) announced the introduction of bipartisan legislation to statutorily authorize the Boots to Business (B2B) program that helps transitioning service members to start and grow businesses.

 

May 25, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Schneider released the following statement following Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene’s antisemitic comments comparing mask-wearing to the Holocaust:

May 20, 2021 Press Release
Sustainable Skies Act would boost incentives to use Sustainable Aviation Fuel which cuts aviation emissions by 50% or more

WASHINGTON--Today, Congressman Brad Schneider (IL-10) introduced the Sustainable Skies Act, new legislation to fight carbon emissions and promote the transition to sustainable aviation fuel. The bill, co-led by Reps.

May 18, 2021 Press Release
Highwood Library one of six recipients nationwide to receive this honor

HIGHWOOD, IL – Congressman Brad Schneider (IL-10) today congratulated Highwood Public Library for winning the 2021 National Medal for Museum and Library Service Award, the highest honor a library can receive, from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS). Schneider nominated Highwood Library in recognition of its community service.

 

May 18, 2021 Press Release
Waukegan High School Senior Kate Salinas wins first place with submission “Together”

DEERFIELD, IL – Congressman Brad Schneider (IL-10) today announced the winners of the annual Congressional Art Competition in Illinois’s Tenth District. 37 students from 12 schools virtually submitted artwork interpreting the theme “Unity.”

May 13, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Brad Schneider (IL-10) gave the following speech from the House floor. Video can be found here.

 

May 10, 2021 Press Release
Treasury Launches Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds From American Rescue Plan

WASHINGTON –  Today, the Treasury Department announced local funding allocations for its Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds. The program, funded through the American Rescue Plan, will allocate $135 million to the Lake County government and $1 billion to the Cook County government.

 

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