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Jan Schakowsky

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Congressional Record entries

Entry Title Date
Recognizing The Life And Legacy Of Abner J. Mikva July 8, 2016
Jan Schakowsky, D-IL
"Mr. Speaker, I rise today to remember the life and legacy of Abner Mikva and to send my deepest condolences to his family and loved ones. Abner Mikva was one of the most treasured friends I've had in all my life. He was an indispensable mentor, a consistent role model and a great guy to be around. It is somehow fitting, that a man so completely devoted to public service--a true American patriot--would take his last breath on the 4th of July."
Personal Explanation June 21, 2016
Jan Schakowsky, D-IL
"Mr. Speaker, I missed Roll Call vote numbers 306 through 333 because I was speaking at my grandson's graduation. Had I been present, I would have voted as follows:"
Honoring Rabbi Michael Zedek June 10, 2016
Jan Schakowsky, D-IL
"Mr. Speaker, I rise to recognize Rabbi Michael Zedek, who has retired after being the spiritual leader since 2004 at Emanuel Congregation in the 9th Congressional District of Illinois. He will be missed. Rabbi Zedek is a true community leader and has brought neighbors together, fostered open-mindedness and embraced the incredible diversity of our community."
Recognizing Polish Constitution Day On May 3, 2016 May 6, 2016
Jan Schakowsky, D-IL
"Mr. Speaker, I rise today to recognize Polish Constitution Day on May 3, 2016 and the Polish Constitution Day Parade in my hometown of Chicago on May 7, 2016."
Happy 100Th Birthday, Tema Posalska Bauer April 26, 2016
Jan Schakowsky, D-IL
"Mr. Speaker, I rise today to honor my constituent, Tema Posalska Bauer, on the occasion of her upcoming 100th birthday. Her birthday is especially notable in light of her miraculous survival through the horrors she endured during World War II."

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