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October 18, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Lauren Underwood (IL-14) introduced new legislation to support student veterans who are at risk of being academically penalized

October 12, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Lauren Underwood (IL-14) introduced new legislation to address the health care professional shortage within the Departmen

October 8, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Lauren Underwood’s (IL-14) bipartisan legislation to improve maternal health care for veterans passed the Senate on Octobe

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September 30, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Lauren Underwood (IL-14) delivered a speech on the House floor on the critical importance of making the historic health c

September 24, 2021 Press Release

The Women’s Health Protection Act (WHPA) is a landmark bill that guarantees the right to access abortion nationwide and aims to codify Roe V Wade

September 22, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON  – Today, Congresswoman Lauren Underwood (IL-14) advocated for the implementation of her legislation, the Lethal Means Safety Training Act, during a House

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September 15, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON—This week, Congresswoman Lauren Underwood’s (IL-14) legislation to make a historic investment in the U.S.

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In The News

August 3, 2021 In The News

Lauren Underwood had just started the master’s program in public health at Johns Hopkins University when she met fellow student Shalon Irving, whose life and death would ultimately help shape the future congresswoman’s career. “It was the first session, the first day, and Shalon was like, ‘Hey, girl.’ She was really bubbly, really kind.”

July 15, 2021 In The News

McHenry County College could receive $825,000 in federal dollars to expand its dual credit and dual degree program if legislation being considered in the U.S. House of Representatives moves forward.

July 6, 2021 In The News

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden is taking himself to tough political turf with his visit Wednesday to Crystal Lake, in McHenry County, where voters rejected Democrats Biden, Sen. Dick Durbin and Rep. Lauren Underwood in 2020.

June 11, 2021 In The News

Fourteenth District Congresswoman Lauren Underwood was in Yorkville at Senior Services Associates on Thursday to speak to the importance of at-home caregivers.

Underwood says something needs to be done to increase the number of caregivers available and that the economy depends on it.

May 6, 2021 In The News

May 6, 2021 – Congresswoman Lauren Underwood, who participated in a conversation with Georgetown’s nursing leaders to celebrate the beginning of National Nurses Week 2021, said, “I am so proud to be a nurse.”

January 6, 2021 In The News

U.S. Rep. Lauren Underwood, who was recently sworn in for her second term, opened a new office in Crystal Lake as well as in Washington, D.C., according to a news release. The Crystal Lake office is located at 333 Commerce Drive, Suite 700, in Crystal Lake. The phone number for the location is (630) 549-2190.

November 28, 2020 In The News

U.S. Rep. Lauren Underwood, along with her colleagues, introduced new legislation which aims to bolster training and jobs in the public health sector amid the novel coronavirus pandemic.

The Health Force and Resilience Force Act would recruit, train and employ Americans to expand the nation's public health workforce to respond to the pandemic, according to a news release.

October 25, 2020 In The News

U.S. Rep. Lauren Underwood’s bill aiming to improve mental health care among veterans to reduce suicide rates was signed into law this past week.

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June 2, 2020 In The News

U.S. Rep. Lauren Underwood backed legislation to improve a federal loan program for small businesses hit hard by measures taken to combat the COVID-19 pandemic.

May 25, 2020 In The News

At 6 a.m. Monday, Memorial Day, the day the nation remembers military members who died while serving our country, Rep. Lauren Underwood, D-Ill., left her Naperville apartment to drive south, some 40 miles, to the Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery in Elwood.

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