WSJ Editorial: The Taxman's Politics


The Obama Administration has made a two-year career of dismissing concern about IRS policies targeting conservative tax-exempt groups. That evasion just got harder. New information shows the agency may have shown similar bias in tax audits.

The Hill: GAO says too much bias risk in IRS audit system


The IRS could easily be auditing tax-exempt groups for biased reasons because of flawed procedures and staff work, according to a new report from the top federal watchdog.

Examiner: IRS loopholes may allow targeting scandal to continue


Internal Revenue Service procedures for selecting nonprofit groups to be audited are filled with holes that could allow the tax agency to discriminate against certain organizations, a new report shows.

VIDEO: Is the Obama Admin Using IRS Tax Credit Money for ObamaCare?


Congressman Roskam joins Greta Van Susteren's "On the Record" to discuss the Obama Administration's use of IRS tax refund money for ObamaCare.

Roskam Wall Street Journal Op-Ed: Congress Can Fight the Boycott Israel Movement


 

POLITICO: DOJ investigating attorneys’ past conduct in forfeitures


 

The Jerusalem Post: U.S. Congress Marks Israel's Birthday With Action Against E.U. Boycott Efforts


 

Roskam Daily Herald Op-Ed: New Reforms Will Help Fight Medicare Fraud


 

Washington Post: Uncle Sam May Have Picked The Wrong Cash Cow


 

American for Tax Reform: IRS Spends 500,000 Hours Per Year on Union Activities


As Roskam points out, this squandered an estimated $23.5 million in taxpayer funds, all while the IRS pleads poverty and makes excuses for not answering the phone.

 

The Hill: IRS Funding Pleas Don't 'Pass The Laugh Test,' Republican Says


 “The argument that the IRS lacks the resources to operate efficiently doesn’t pass the laugh test given the misguided judgment demonstrated by an organization that has lost the confidence of the American people,” Rep. Peter Roskam (R-Ill.) said in a statement.

The Blaze: The GOP's Six-Point Plan to Protect You From The IRS


 “No government agency, especially one that routinely intrudes on the lives of hardworking taxpayers, should ever be able to ask how you vote or to whom you pray,” Roskam said when he introduced the bill in February. “In light of our new majority in Congress, I am confident we can finally send these commonsense protections to the president’s desk.”

AP featured on Drudge Report: IRS Apologizes For Seizing Bank Accounts of Small Businesses


Roskam said the IRS has too much power to seize assets, even if the agency doesn't have adequate evidence of a crime.

The Daily Caller: State Department Witness Gets Grilled About His Criticism of Conversatives


“I find it shocking that you can’t give a straight answer to that simple question,” the congressman told him, “and you’re not going to give it to me, so let’s move on.”

The Daily Caller: Top Lawmaker Demands Answers From IRS Over Hiring Of Healthcare.Gov Company


Roskam told the commissioner he was troubled that even after the firings, “the IRS selected the same contractor to provide critical technology services to the administration of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act” — also known as Obamacare.

 

Roskam receives clean sweep of endorsements


Peter is honored to receive a clean sweep of endorsements from all major news outlets in the 6th district.

Roskam Column: The Urgent Need for New Antibiotics


By Rep. Peter Roskam

Each year, more than two million Americans are diagnosed with drug-resistant infections, and 23,000 die as a result. These dangerous superbugs have been found in every corner of the globe, and their unchecked spread threatens modern medicine as we know it.

Roskam, Kirk speak to local business leaders


U.S. Rep. Peter Roskam, R-Wheaton, and U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk, R-Illinois, spoke to local business owners Aug. 6 at the Hilton Oak Brook Hills Resort Hotel about tax reform, workforce development, and international issues facing businesses.

Northwest Herald: Roskam gives business leaders vision for future


U.S. Rep. Peter Roskam brought local businesses an update from Washington, D.C., on Friday, but left the pessimism in the nation's capital.

Op-Ed: Fighting human trafficking in the foster care system


By Congressman Peter Roskam

For too many children in the foster care system, their lives have been filled with instability, abuse, and neglect. Often these children are passed from home to home not knowing how long they will stay in one place or who they can trust. That is why lawmakers, community leaders and law enforcement agencies are joining forces to prevent the estimated 104,000 children in foster care from becoming victims of physical and psychological abuse.

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