Community rallies in Waukegan to support raising minimum wage

Posted on September 11, 2014

From Lake County News Sun: For Thelma Forbes of Beach Park, it breaks her heart to watch her 18-year-old granddaughter working long hours at a Taco Bell making minimum wage while struggling to save for college. Forbes’s has twin granddaughters who graduated from high school last spring, but their mother can only afford to send […]

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Schneider’s Hezbollah sanctions bill passes House

Posted on August 28, 2014

From the Deerfield Review: In an era day when Congressional gridlock makes passage of legislation difficult, Rep. Brad Schneider (D-Deerfield) saw a unanimous vote on the second bill he has authored since he took office in 2013. Schneider’s Hezbollah International Financing Prevention Act, created to curb the group’s ability to commit terrorist acts and coauthored […]

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Green energy summit produces electric atmosphere

Posted on August 25, 2014

From the Lake County News-Sun: Many of those who attended a green energy summit Saturday sponsored by U.S. Rep. Brad Schneider, D-10th, of Deerfield, left ready to take action. Held at the College of Lake County in Grayslake, a panel of six experts joined Schneider and state Sen. Melinda Bush, D-31st, of Grayslake, telling more […]

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Schneider hosts talk on gun violence, mental health

Posted on August 22, 2014

From the Chicago Tribune: More mental health programs and treatment are needed in Chicago and Lake County, members of a panel discussion on reducing gun violence argued. The discussion — convened in Deerfield by Democratic Rep. Brad Schneider — explored the intersection of gun violence and mental health issues, and touched on resources available in […]

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After 30-year cleanup, Waukegan Harbor ‘open for business’

Posted on August 5, 2014

From the Lake County News-Sun: U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk has been collecting mud from the Waukegan Harbor for 14 years, but he was able to stop Tuesday. Kirk, R-Ill., was joined by Gov. Pat Quinn, Waukegan Mayor Wayne Motley, U.S. Sen. Richard Durbin, D-Ill., and U.S. Rep. Brad Schneider, D-10th, along with other local leaders, […]

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Schneider introduces bill to ease vets path to manufacturing jobs

Posted on July 3, 2014

From the Libertyville Review: Military veterans will have an easier path into a manufacturing career if legislation proposed Rep. Brad Schneider (D-Deerfield) becomes law. Schneider introduced a bill to provide veterans a stipend under the GI Bill that they can use during an internship with a manufacturer at a roundtable discussion Wednesday, July 2, in […]

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No Labels Awards the “Problem Solver Seal of Approval” to Brad Schneider

Posted on June 27, 2014

From No Labels: Washington, D.C. – No Labels – a national movement dedicated to a new politics of problem solving – has awarded the Problem Solver Seal of Approval to Congressman Brad Schneider (IL) for his embrace of No Labels’ National Strategic Agenda for American success. “Brad Schneider has only been in Congress for one-term […]

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Schneider: Lack Of Immigration Reform Holding Back Economy

Posted on June 27, 2014

From CBS Chicago: CHICAGO (CBS) – A year after the U.S. Senate approved a comprehensive immigration reform plan, North Shore Congressman Brad Schneider said it’s unfortunate the bill remains stalled in the House. WBBM Newsradio Political Editor Craig Dellimore reports Schneider, a Democrat from Deerfield, said the lack of comprehensive immigration reform has been “holding back our economy […]

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Schneider advances bill to sanction Hezbollah

Posted on June 27, 2014

From the Deerfield Review: When Democrats and Republicans like Rep. Brad Schneider (D-Deerfield) and Rep. Mark Meadows (R-NC) become friends, bipartisan legislation can overcome Congressional gridlock. A bill imposing sanctions on Hezbollah, authored by Schneider, Meadows and two other members of the House of Representatives grew out of a chat between colleagues and was unanimously […]

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