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March 8, 2019 Press Release

 

WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Lauren Underwood (IL-14) released the following statement after an Illinois sheriff’s deputy was killed in an act of gun violence.

March 6, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Lauren Underwood (IL-14), Vice Chair of the Committee on Homeland Security, today pressed Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen on the Departme

March 6, 2019 Press Release
Congresswoman Lauren Underwood (IL-14), Vice Chair of the Committee on Homeland Security, will question Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen on the Department’s policies.
March 4, 2019 Press Release
Congresswoman Lauren Underwood (IL-14) today invited constituents of the 14th District of Illinois to apply to serve on her advisory councils.
March 1, 2019 Press Release
Today, the U.S. Senate passed a resolution introduced by U.S. Senators Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) honoring the victims and injured police officers of this month’s shooting at the Henry Pratt Company in Aurora, Illinois, in which a gunman killed Russell Beyer, Vicente Juarez, Clayton “Clay” Parks, Josh Pinkard, and Trevor Wehner, and injured Aurora Police Officers Adam Miller, Marco Gomez, John Cebulski, James Zegar, Reynaldo Rivera, and Diego Avila. U.S. Representatives Bill Foster (D-IL-11) and Lauren Underwood (D-IL-14) introduced a House companion resolution today.
February 27, 2019 Press Release
Congresswoman Lauren Underwood (IL-14) made the following statement on the passage of the Bipartisan Background Checks Act of 2019 (H.R. 8), legislation she cosponsored in the U.S. House of Representatives. The passage came just eleven days after four of Underwood’s constituents and one other man were killed in an act of gun violence at Henry Pratt Co., a manufacturing business in Aurora, Illinois.
February 27, 2019 Press Release
Congresswoman Lauren Underwood (IL-14) today announced that the Committee on Education and Labor approved two bills she cosponsors, the Paycheck Fairness Act (H.R. 7) and the Rebuild America’s Schools Act (H.R. 865).
February 26, 2019 Press Release
Congresswoman Lauren Underwood (IL-14) today announced summer internship opportunities in her West Chicago and Washington, D.C. offices.
February 25, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Lauren Underwood (IL-14) and Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) with Sen. Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) and Rep. Brad Schneider (IL-10) sent a letter to new Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers urging him to re-evaluate the environmental impact of proposed Foxconn construction and his state’s decision to waive important environmental review of the development, which could have significant downstream effects on Lake County communities already vulnerable to flooding along the Des Plaines River.

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