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GM's response to ignition switch issue under scrutiny in Washington

...else at GM being aware.Panel members said that defied credibility at a company with 210,000 employees. Rep. Jan Schakowsky, D-Ill., produced e-mails showing that other employees were informed of the change."I do think these documents...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-06-18/gms-response-ignition-swit
Capitol police arrest eight house members during immigration rally

...Raul Grijalva, D-Ariz.; Joe Crowley, D-N.Y.; Keith Ellison, D-Minn.; Al Green, D-Texas; and Jan Schakowsky, D-Ill.Capitol Police said the arrestees will get a misdemeanor charge and many will likely be released Tuesday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2013-10-08/capitol-police-arrest-eight-house-m
Mercury bill appears dead in Congress

...Congress this year, but could be reintroduced in 2011.The Mercury Pollution Reduction Act, sponsored by Rep. Jan Schakowsky, D-Ill., would have required four such plants-including Olin Corp.'s Augusta facility- to convert to a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2010-11-09/mercury-bill-appears-dead-
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Legislation would reduce mercury use such as Olin's

...Congress this year, but it could be reintroduced in 2011.The Mercury Pollution Reduction Act was sponsored by Rep. Jan Schakowsky, D-Ill., who was re-elected last week. It would have required four such plants -- including Olin Corp...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2010-11-09/legislation
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House bill aims to phase out mercury process

...week in the U.S. House Subcommittee on Commerce, Trade and Consumer Protection. The bill introduced by Rep. Jan Schakowsky, D-Ill., would require eliminating the mercury-cell process of manufacturing chlorine within two years...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/06/06/met_526626.shtml
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Mercury-reduction law would change Olin

...additional years to complete their renovations. The Mercury Pollution Reduction Act, sponsored by U.S. Rep. Jan Schakowsky, D-Ill., is aimed at the nation's four remaining chlorine factories that use a mercury processing system to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/10/23/met_552933.shtml
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Trainer, sport chided during thoroughbred safety hearing

...because he apparently failed to tell those in charge. "I'm disappointed by his absence," said Illinois Democrat Jan Schakowsky, who ran the hearing as vice chairwoman of the committee. "I'm disappointed that he did not feel the need to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/06/20/oth_462834.shtml
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United Airlines faces more labor challenges

...after bailout, as more and more corporations dump their pension plan obligations on the PBGC," said U.S. Rep. Jan Schakowsky, D-Ill., referring to the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corp. that already is operating at a more than $23 billion...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/05/12/bus_452891.shtml
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A grassroots campaign to reduce backover accidents

...by Hillary Clinton (D-N.Y.) and John Sununu (R-N.H.) in the Senate and Peter King (R-N.Y.) and Jan Schakowsky (D-Ill.) in the House. It's named for a 2-year-old boy from Long Island, N.Y., who died when his...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/03/24/liv_73162.shtml
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Olin considers shift to mercury-free process

...legislation now working its way through Congress becomes law. The Mercury Pollution Reduction Act, sponsored by Rep. Jan Schakowsky, D-Ill., originally required such plants to convert or close by 2013, but a recent amendment could extend the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/11/28/met_557337.shtml
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