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Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi

Representing the 8th District of Illinois

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April 4, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Krishnamoorthi joined his colleagues in voting to pass a bipartisan long-term reauthorization of  the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA). VAWA provides crucial services for survivors of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking. The law had  expired on February 15, 2019 after multiple temporary extensions.

April 3, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi (IL-08) earlier this week became the first Hindu-American to preside over the US House of Representatives, as he oversaw floor debate from the Speaker’s chair.

March 28, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representatives Raja Krishnamoorthi (IL-08), Mike Quigley (IL-05), Tom Rice (SC-07), and Guy Reschenthaler (PA-14) introduced legislation to rename the Visa Waiver Program to the Secure Travel Partnership.

March 24, 2019 Press Release

SCHAUMBURG, IL – Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi issued the following statement in response to Attorney General Barr’s summary of the Mueller Report’s conclusions: 

March 22, 2019 Press Release

SCHAUMBURG, ILCongressman Raja Krishnamoorthi issued the following statement following today’s news that Special Counsel Robert Mueller has submitted his report detailing the comprehensive investigation into interference in the 2016 election:

March 15, 2019 Press Release

SCHAUMBURG, IL – Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi issued the following statement in response to the terror attacks on two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand which has already left 49 dead and more wounded:

March 14, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Reps. Raja Krishnamoorthi (D-Ill.), Paul Mitchell (R-Mich.), Elise Stefanik (R-NY), and Josh Harder (D-CA) introduced the bipartisan College Transparency Act to enable students and families to make more informed choices about education after high school.

March 12, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Intelligence Committee members Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi (IL-08) and Congressman Chris Stewart (UT-02) today hailed the House passage of their bill, the Keeping Russian Entrapments Minimal and Limiting Intelligence Networks (KREMLIN) Act. The KREMLIN Act, which passed through the U.S.

March 8, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C – Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi and Senator Cory Booker of New Jersey today announced that the main student voting reforms of the Help Students Vote Act passed the House of Representatives as part of H.R. 1, the For The People Act.

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SCHAUMBURG, IL – On Wednesday, Congressman Krishnamoorthi held a unity breakfast in Schaumburg to bring together religious and civic leaders to strengthen bonds and dialogue in the wake of the attack on the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh and other disturbing attacks across the nation.