Representative Lauren Underwood

Representing the 14th District of Illinois

Press Releases

October 31, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON— Today, Rep. Lauren Underwood (IL-14) released the following statement on the vote to affirm rules for the next stage of the impeachment inquiry.

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October 30, 2019 Press Release
Questions follow recent field hearing in Gurnee, Illinois on election security

Congresswoman commends intelligence officials for their commitment and diligence in serving our country

October 29, 2019 Press Release
The Title VIII Nursing Workforce Reauthorization Act provide resources to support the future of nursing

WASHINGTON— Yesterday, bipartisan legislation supported by Congresswoman Lauren Underwood (IL-14) passed the House of Representatives. The Title VIII Nursing Workforce Reauthorization Act of 2019 (H.R.

October 27, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, Congresswoman Lauren Underwood (IL-14) released the following statement on the death of ISIS Leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.

October 24, 2019 Press Release
The SHIELD Act takes critical steps to protect our elections and our democracy

WASHINGTON – Yesterday, legislation Congresswoman Lauren Underwood (IL-14) cosponsored, the Stopping Harmful Interference in Elections for a Lasting Democracy (SHIELD) Act (H.R. 4617), passed the House of Representatives.

October 23, 2019 Press Release
In 2019, the Healthy Start for Infants Program provided $4,990,000 to programs in Illinois to reduce infant mortality

WASHINGTON— Today, Representatives Lauren Underwood (IL-14), Tim Ryan (OH-13), Anthony Gonzalez (OH-16), and Steve Stivers (OH-15) introduced bipartisan legislation to combat infant mortality by investing in the Healthy Start for Infants Program. The Healthy Start Reauthorization Act of 2019 (H.R.

October 23, 2019 Press Release

WEST CHICAGO— Today, Congresswoman Lauren Underwood (IL-14) announced she will host a pinning ceremony to honor veterans from the 14th District of Illinois who served during the Vietnam War Period.

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October 22, 2019 Press Release

WEST CHICAGO— Today, Congresswoman Underwood (IL-14) announced spring internship opportunities in her West Chicago, Woodstock, and Washington, D.C. offices. The internships will provide an opportunity for students and recent graduates to directly participate in public service through supporting Underwood’s constituent engagement and services, administrative responsibilities, and research.

October 18, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON— Today, Congresswoman Lauren Underwood (IL-14) introduced a five-point plan to reduce the skyrocketing cost of prescription drugs for Illinois families.

October 16, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON— Yesterday, Congresswoman Lauren Underwood (IL-14), announced that her proposals to reduce barriers to financial aid, increase transparency in the loan application process, and provide resources for underserved college students were included in the College Affordability Act—a legislative package that would lower the cost of college, increase the quality of higher education,

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