Roskam Delivers Another Win

Congressman Peter Roskam delivered yet another win last week, welcoming news from the U.S. Treasury Department that Illinois residents who prepaid their 2018 property taxes would be allowed to deduct the payment on their 2017 taxes, contrary to an IRS opinion released in December. Following the passage of federal tax reform late last year, tens... Continue Reading >>

Federal money on way for West Chicago environmental cleanup

In a sign that funding is back on track for the ongoing environmental cleanup of the former Kerr-McGee factory site in West Chicago, the project has received a roughly $17.6 million reimbursement from the federal government. “It’s seems like the logjam has broken,” said Kurt Stimpson, administrator for the West Chicago... Continue Reading >>

Congressman Roskam Protects the Rights of the Disabled by Voting No

Congressman Peter Roskam recently voted against changes to the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA), because protecting the disabled is more important to him than scoring political points. America’s disabled population, including those living in Illinois’ Sixth District, would lose important protections under the new law, giving them the... Continue Reading >>

Roskam Protects the Elderly with Continued Alzheimer’s Initiative

Congressman Peter Roskam has always made supporting the elderly affected by Alzheimer’s and their caretakers a top priority. For years, he’s helped increase funding for research and sponsored meaningful legislation, including the HOPE for Alzheimer’s Act and the Palliative Care and Hospice Education and Training Act (PCHETA). Congressman Roskam... Continue Reading >>