Thursday, April 25, 2013
A meet-and-greet will be held for the 6th District congressman on April 27.
Thursday, April 25
Congressman Peter Roskam, (R-6th District) is opening a satellite office at Barrington’s Village Hall. Roskam will hold a meet-and-greet for constituents at the new office from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, April 27. Roskam’s office will be open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays with by-appointment hours Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Roskam’s main office is in West Chicago.
Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Peter Roskam talks about President Barack Obama's State of the Union Address on CNBC.
U.S. Rep. Peter Roskam (R-IL) said he doesn't expect to see President Barack Obama embrace bipartisanship in his State of the Union address Tuesday night, according to CNBC. He said he'd like to be surprised with some bipartisanship from Obama, but thinks the speech will be his "Inauguration Speech 2.0." The following message is from Peter Roskam's office: The President’s Illinois Worldview Isn’t Growing the Economy “You take Illinois spending patterns and extrapolate that onto the U.S. economy and that’s where the president is proposing to lead us—to about $26 trillion in debt. I don’t think we’re going to hear a lot about how the president can grow the economy through the private sector and why unemployment is still at a nagging 7.9 …
Illinois House Rep. Peter Roskam will open a satellite office inside Barrington Villlage Hall.
The Barrington Village Board approved a lease agreement with U.S. Rep. Peter Roskam for office space in village hall, at the Feb. 11 meeting. Roskam’s district is spread out and ranges from south of Wheaton to Crystal Lake. Barrington Village President Karen Darch said Roskam was looking to locate a satellite office in the northern part of his district. His other area office is in West Chicago. “This is good news for us,” Darch said. “This is nice for us to have first hand contact with federal officials here.”
Wednesday, November 7, 2012
Peter Roskam wins the 2012 General Election in Illinois' 6th Congressional District.
U.S. Rep. Peter Roskam (R-IL) won re-election in Illinois' 6th Congressional District Tuesday over Leslie Coolidge after getting 30,864 more votes than the his challenger, with all precincts reporting. Roskam said he plans to be a part of turning the economy around, and his work on the House Ways and Means Committee will be a platform to do so. "Our tax code is a disaster, and most Americans recognize that it’s a disaster," he said Tuesday at Arrowhead Golf Club in Wheaton. "And most Americans are very open to trying to reform the code." He said the House will begin to put together a "very substantive" tax reform effort focused on making the U.S. tax code the most competitive in the world. "If we do that we’ll be in a much better footing …
Tuesday, November 6, 2012
Incumbent Republican Peter Roskam appears to have won the race for the 6th Congressional District, defeating challenger Leslie Coolidge. This is according to unofficial results.
Update 10:21 p.m. Incumbent Republican Peter Roskam ran against Democrat Leslie Coolidge for the 6th Congressional District seat. Unofficial results show that Roskam received 185,093, to Coolidge's 125,961. This is with 98% of precincts reporting. The 6th Congressional District crosses five counties. Coolidge watched the results come in at Emmetts in Palatine. Results information from Chicagotribune.com. GO BACK TO THE ILLINOIS ELECTION RESULTS Candidates Click on a candidate's name for biographical information and answers to our candidate questionnaires, and check back for updates.
Tuesday, October 30, 2012
Wheaton resident writes in support of Peter Roskam. To send a letter to the editor, email Charlotte@patch.com.
Tuesday, October 30, 2012
Wheaton Patch accepts and publishes letters to the editor emailed to Local Editor Charlotte Eriksen at Charlotte@patch.com, or sent as a message through the Wheaton Patch Facebook page. Please note in subject lines the message is a Letter to the Editor. ------------ I LIKE CONGRESSMAN PETER ROSKAM! I like Peter because he is such a likeable man, and he gets my vote. He has earned it! He is a younger man who has made his mark during his two terms as Congressman. That's why I like Peter Roskam. It is vitally important that he be reelected to the office of United States Congressman. John Oldenburger Wheaton, Illinois
Monday, October 1, 2012
Rep. Peter Roskam is unable to attend Patch, League of Women Voters candidate forum due to a prior commitment.
Rep. Peter Roskam (R-Wheaton) on Friday notified the League of Women Voters (LWV) of the Palatine Area he will not be able to attend an Oct. 11 candidate forum in Palatine because of a previous commitment. Last month, Patch partnered with the LWV to invite candidates in the Illinois 6th Congressional District race to a candidate forum at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 11 at Palatine Village Hall. The invitation was the group's second attempt to host such a debate, after Rep. Roskam was unable to attend the Oct. 4 event. Candidate Leslie Coolidge (D-Barrington) previously accepted the Oct. 4 and Oct. 11 invitations. Patch covers more than a dozen towns in the 6th District, including Algonquin-Lake in the Hills, Barrington, Crystal Lake-Cary, Darien…
Wednesday, September 19, 2012
Patch has partnered with the Palatine-area League of Women Voters to host a candidate forum for the 6th Congressional District race on Thursday, Oct. 11 in Palatine.
Patch has partnered with the League of Women Voters of the Palatine Area to invite candidates in the Illinois 6th Congressional District race to a candidate forum at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 11 at Palatine Village Hall. The invitation is the group's second attempt to host such a debate, after Rep. Peter Roskam (R-Wheaton) was unable to attend the Oct. 4 event. Candidate Leslie Coolidge (D-Barrington) previously accepted the Oct. 4 invitation and has accepted the Oct. 11 invitation. The Roskam for Congress campaign staff indicated the original date was during the time the House Majority Leader asked representatives to serve in Washington DC. Campaign staff said Roskam could not commit to events in his district that week unless the House …
Tuesday, August 21, 2012
To submit a letter to the editor, email Charlotte@patch.com.
The residents’ of the 6th Congressional District have been represented for several decades by two of the greatest Congressmen in my lifetime: Henry Hyde and now Peter Roskam. Both have been men of integrity and fiscal responsibility. I have appreciated how these men have served their country and constituents well. Unfortunately, I no longer reside in the 6th District. However, I will continue to encourage everyone to vote for Peter. Peter takes time to listen to the people he represents and has a genuine desire to be their spokesman in Congress. Peter Roskam is one of the wisest and most articulate members of Congress and is fighting hard to spur job growth, balance the budget,and combat excessive federal regulations. I encourage every …