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Jan Schakowsky

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Congressional Record entries

Entry Title Date
Dhs Shutdown February 27, 2015
Jan Schakowsky, D-IL
"Mr. Speaker, once again, the Republicans have brought us to the brink of a government shutdown, this time, the Department of Homeland Security."
Fund Dhs February 11, 2015
Jan Schakowsky, D-IL
"Mr. Speaker, it is amazing to me to watch the Republicans recklessly play politics with our national security. That is right. Keeping America safe is why we have a Department of Homeland Security. That is what it does."
Obamacare Has Won February 3, 2015
Jan Schakowsky, D-IL
"Mr. Speaker, the Affordable Care Act is working. Here is what I hear:"
Celebrating The Life Of Mr. Cub, Ernie Banks January 27, 2015
Jan Schakowsky, D-IL
"Mr. Speaker, I rise today to recognize the extraordinary life and accomplishments of Ernie Banks--known by Chicagoans as ``Mr. Cub.''"
Honoring Ms. Abha Pandya January 27, 2015
Jan Schakowsky, D-IL
"Mr. Speaker, I rise to recognize Ms. Abha Pandya, who is retiring at the end of this month from the position of Chief Executive Officer of Asian Human Services, Inc. (AHS) after 20 years in leadership at the organization. AHS is Chicago's largest social service agency serving the needs of the pan-Asian and other immigrant and underserved communities residing in metropolitan Chicago. Ms. Pandya joined AHS in June 1994 as the Executive Director, and in 2004 she became the Chief Executive Officer. In 1994, AHS had a staff of six employees and a budget of $294,000. Under Ms. Pandya's leadership, AHS has grown nearly 40 fold--having a budget of approximately $15 million in fiscal year 2015, and a staff of 115 full-time employees."

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