Press Releases

May 15, 2020 Press Release

Today, Congressman Brad Schneider (D-IL) released the following statement on his vote in favor of the Heroes Act, the House’s next more than $3 trillion legislative package to respond to the public health and economic consequences of the coronavirus crisis:

May 15, 2020 Press Release

Today, Congressman Brad Schneider (D-IL) applauded recent visa policy changes by United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) to allow foreign-born medical doctors greater flexibility to deliver health care to our communities during this pandemic.

May 12, 2020 Press Release

Today, Congressman Brad Schneider (D-IL) praised the introduction of the Heroes Act, the House’s next legislative package to respond to the severe public health and economic consequences of the coronavirus crisis.

May 12, 2020 Press Release

Today, U.S. Representatives Brad Schneider (IL-10) and Ron Kind (WI-3) and Senators Jeanne Shaheen (NH) and Michael Bennet (CO) introduced legislation to fix a flawed Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) loan program to help health care providers respond to the financial pressures caused by COVID-19 pandemic.

May 8, 2020 Press Release
As states and municipalities face unprecedented financial strain, STRANDED Act would ensure nuclear-affected communities are not left behind

As Congress considers additional funding to support the U.S. response to the economic and public health dynamics of the COVID-19 pandemic, Senator Tammy Duckworth and Congressman Brad Schneider called on Congressional leadership to include their legislation to assist nuclear-affected communities.

May 8, 2020 Press Release
Healthcare Workforce Resilience Act would reallocate 40,000 additional visas for doctors and nurses to practice in U.S.

As the U.S. faces the unprecedented public health crisis posed by the coronavirus, Reps. Brad Schneider (D-IL), Tom Cole (R-OK), Abby Finkenauer (D-IA), and Don Bacon (R-NE) introduced bipartisan legislation to support visas for foreign-born doctors currently serving among the American healthcare workforce and additional visas for foreign-born nurses to come serve in the U.S. 

May 8, 2020 Press Release

On Friday, May 8, 2020 at 2:15pm CT, U.S. Representatives Brad Schneider (IL-10) and Lauren Underwood (IL-14) will host a conversation with the Lake County Health Department to discuss racial health disparities during the COVID-19 pandemic.

May 4, 2020 Press Release
Nearly 100 Members join call for ‘status update’ and new application queue for EIDL applicants

Today, Congressman Brad Schneider (IL-10) called on the Small Business Administration (SBA) to accept new Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) applicants and provide current applicants with an update on their loan status.

May 1, 2020 Press Release

I hope as the calendar turns to May you and your families continue to be healthy and well.

May 1, 2020 Press Release
Event will feature live simultaneous translation for Spanish-speaking participants

Congressman Brad Schneider (IL-10­) announced he will host a bilingual telephone town hall with the option of live, simultaneous translation for Spanish-speaking listeners to discuss and answer questions related to the coronavirus.

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