Jan Schakowsky

NYRA’s David O’Rourke: Horseracing Integrity Act ‘Vital To Equine Health, Integrity Of Our Sport’

The following letter from David T. O’Rourke, president and CEO of the New York Racing Association, was provided to Rep Jan Schakowsky, chair, and Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, ranking member, of the U.S. House of Representatives’ Energy and Commerce Committee’s Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Commerce. The subcommittee is conducting a hearing on the Horseracing […]

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U.S. House Subcommittee To Hold Jan. 28 Hearing On Horseracing Integrity Act

Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) and Consumer Protection and Commerce Subcommittee Chair Jan Schakowsky (D-IL) announced on Tuesday that the Consumer Protection and Commerce Subcommittee will hold a legislative hearing in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday, January 28, at 10:30 a.m. in room 2322 of the Rayburn House Office Building on H.R. 1754, the […]

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New Bill Would Prevent Re-Establishment Of American Slaughter Houses

Lawmakers from states across the country have come together to introduce a bill that would prevent the export of horses from the United States to Canada and Mexico and would also halt the possibility of the re-establishment of American slaughter houses. Representatives Frank Guinta (R-NH), Jan Schakowsky (D-IL), Vern Buchanan (R-FL) and Michelle Lujan Grisham […]

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RAY PAULICK LIVE FROM CAPITOL HILL

The Paulick Report will be blogging live from Thursday’s hearing on horse racing from Washington, D.C. 9:45…The guests begin to assemble for the hearing on “Breeding, Drugs, and Breakdowns: the State of Thoroughbred Horseracing and the Welfare of the Thoroughbred,” and Christian Fjeld, staff counsel for the subcommitee on commerce, trade and consumer protection, […]

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