Press Releases

January 20, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON— Today, Congresswoman Lauren Underwood (IL-14) released the following statement on the historic Inauguration of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris.

“Today is a historic moment for our nation as we celebrate the Inauguration of Joe Biden as the 46th President of the United States and Vice President Kamala Harris.

January 19, 2021 Press Release
President-elect Joe Biden’s American Rescue Plan includes this policy, first introduced in March 2019

WASHINGTON— Today, Congresswoman Lauren Underwood (IL-14) introduced the Health Care Affordability Act with Representatives Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) and Tom O’Halleran

January 7, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON— Congresswoman Lauren Underwood (IL-14) released the following statement. 

January 7, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON— Congresswoman Lauren Underwood (IL-14) released the following statement.  

Today has been a deeply dark day for our country.

January 6, 2021 Press Release
The Veterans in STEM Act expands scholarship opportunities for veterans in clinical health training programs

The Caring for Our Women Veterans Act ensures women veterans receive quality health care from VA facilities 

January 6, 2021 Press Release

WEST CHICAGO— Today, Congresswoman Lauren Underwood (IL-14) announced new office locations in Washington, D.C. and McHenry County. Underwood’s new in-district office location in McHenry County is located conveniently in Crystal Lake off Route 176, a few blocks West of Walkup Road. Underwood’s office location in West Chicago will remain in its current location.

January 3, 2021 Press Release
Highlights include 4 pieces of legislation signed into law and 30 town halls in all 7 counties

WASHINGTON— Today, Congresswoman Lauren Underwood (IL-14) released the following statement on being sworn into the 117th Congress. On the day that Underwood is to be sworn into a new Congress, she released a report detailing her success in delivering results during the 116th Congress. 

December 23, 2020 Press Release
The legislation delivers urgently needed relief to support small businesses, accelerate COVID-19 vaccine distribution, and deliver direct payments to Illinoisans

WEST CHICAGO— Congresswoman Lauren Underwood (IL-14) hosted a Facebook Live Town Hall on the coronavirus relief and federal funding package that passed the house Monday evening. During the town hall, Underwood discussed the legislation and shared how it will help northern Illinois communities.

December 22, 2020 Press Release
14th District residents thanked essential workers and health care heroes on the frontlines of the coronavirus pandemic

WEST CHICAGO— Congresswoman Lauren Underwood (IL-14) sent holiday cards to local heroes in the form of digital notes, drawings, videos, and photos to essential workers keeping Illinois safe during the coronavirus pandemic. Underwood collected 136 holiday cards from residents across the 14th District of Illinois. 

December 21, 2020 Press Release
Would expand STEM scholarships for clinical health training programs

WASHINGTON— This week, Congresswoman Lauren Underwood’s (IL-14) legislation to support veterans in STEM careers passed the House of Representatives. The Veterans in STEM Act (H.R.

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