Underwood questions Homeland Security official on health care needs at border January 22, 2020
NorthWest Herald
"As a nurse, I know how important clear recordkeeping is to both patient outcomes and ensuring health care providers can most effectively do their jobs," Lauren Underwood said during a Jan. 14 hearing.
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Student earns medal from Rep. Underwood for compassionate efforts January 19, 2020
NorthWest Herald
“The Congressional Silver Medal is awarded to truly exceptional young people,” Lauren Underwood said, requiring hundreds of hours of volunteer work, personal development and physical fitness activities. “These people are our future leaders,” Underwood said.
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Tenth Dems holding Iowa-style caucus Jan. 25 January 17, 2020
Daily Herald
The Tenth Congressional District Democrats will host a convention with a presidential straw poll and an Iowa-style caucus, 2 to 4 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 25, at Stevenson High School, 1 Stevenson Drive, Lincolnshire.
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Lake County sheriff offering $500 scholarships January 15, 2020
Daily Herald
Lake County Sheriff John Idleburg will be awarding two $500 scholarships to students pursuing higher education during the 2020-21 academic year.
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Congress in Your Corner in Buffalo Grove January 14, 2020
Daily Herald
U.S. Rep. Brad Schneider hosts a "Congress in Your Corner" event from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 19, at the Buffalo Grove Park District Community Arts Center, 225 McHenry Road, Buffalo Grove.
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U.S. Rep. Underwood introduces legislation to expand access to primary and mental health care January 13, 2020
NorthWest Herald
“Making sure that people in Northern Illinois can count on seeing their primary care or mental health provider is something that everybody deserves,” Lauren Underwood said.
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Federal tax deduction that hit suburban property owners hard may get rolled back January 5, 2020
The NewsSun
“Forcing Americans to pay federal tax on money they already paid to state and local governments is double taxation and it’s wrong,” U.S. Rep. Brad Schneider, D-Deerfield, said in a December statement.
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Lake Zurich seeking three volunteers for park and recreation board January 2, 2020
Daily Herald
Lake Zurich is seeking three residents to fill pending vacancies on the Park and Recreation Advisory Board, a seven-person panel that serves as a liaison between residents and the village board on matters related to the development and operation of recreation programs, playgrounds, facilities and parks.
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Rep. Underwood's 'Lower Insulin Costs Now' Act signed into law December 23, 2019
NorthWest Herald
Lauren Underwood’s bipartisan "Lower Insulin Costs Now Act" will reduce the cost of insulin by helping lower-cost, generic insulin become available sooner, according to a news release from Underwood's office issued on Monday. The law will allow the FDA to continue to review applications for generic insulin beyond the looming March 2020 cut-off date, creating access to new treatments that can lower the cost of insulin for those who rely on it to survive, according to the release.
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Underwood backs Medicare negotiation on most expensive drugs December 16, 2019
Daily Herald
"Prescription drugs don't work if you can't afford them," Lauren Underwood said. "My priority is making sure those prices are negotiated by (Medicare) on behalf of all Americans, including people with private insurance. This is an idea we've heard championed by the president. At the State of the Union, he stood in the House chamber and asked us to allow Medicare to negotiate drug prices. This bill delivers that."
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Casten discusses climate change after participating in U.N. conference December 15, 2019
NorthWest Herald
All of the voluntary commitments made by countries in the Paris Agreement are not yet sufficient to get carbon dioxide down to a level that will stay under 1.5 degrees, which is one of the goals of the agreement, Sean Casten said.
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