Rep. Jan Schakowsky Votes for Government Funding Bill

Washington, DC--(ENEWSPF)--December 18, 2015.  Today, Rep. Jan Schakowsky issued the following statement after voting for legislation to fund the government:

“I supported the compromise Omnibus funding bill that prevented another disastrous government shut-down, a bill that had some important achievements as well as some provisions that I strongly oppose.

“Thanks to the skill and determination of Nancy Pelosi, virtually all of the destructive policy riders Republicans longed for were stopped. The National Journal reported, “Pelosi forced (Speaker Ryan) to negotiate on her terms.” Ryan “admitted profusely that he walked away with less than he would have liked . . .

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