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July 1, 2020 Press Release
Krishnamoorthi’s Amendments To Transportation And Infrastructure Bill Would Address Distracted Driving And Make Child Booster Seats Safer

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi (IL-08) hailed the passage of the Moving Forward Act, a transportation and infrastructure package which he cosponsored and which included two pieces of legislation he authored. The Congressman’s first amendment was based on a bipartisan piece of legislation, the SAFE TO DRIVE Act, which he co-led with Congressman Mike Gallagher (WI-08), to

June 26, 2020 Press Release

WASHINTON, DC – Today, Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi wrote to Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross concerning allegations recently leveled by former National Security Advisor John Bolton that President Trump harmed United States national security by supporting the Chinese telecommunications companies ZTE and Huawei at the urging of President Xi Jinping, even as officials in his own Administratio

June 24, 2020 Press Release

WASHINTON, DC – Earlier this week, in response to multiple reports earlier this month of US Army units being armed with bayonets in preparation for their potential deployment to protests in Washington, DC, Congressmen Raja Krishnamoorthi (IL-08) and Ted Lieu (CA-33) wrote to General Mark Milley

June 22, 2020 Press Release

SCHAUMBURG, IL – Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi issued the following statement today in response to President Trump’s order suspending work visas through 2020:

June 22, 2020 Press Release

SCHAUMBURG, IL – Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi issued the following statement today in response to the ongoing standoff along the Indian-China border, which has already left dozens dead or wounded:

June 19, 2020 Press Release
The legislation would address the issue through grants to promote health care worker mental wellness and launching additional research

SCHAUMBURG, IL – Yesterday, Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi (D-IL), along with his colleagues Representatives John Katko (R-NY) and Frederica Wilson (D-FL), introduced the bipartisan Coronavirus Health Care Worker Wellness Act to address the unique mental health challenges the COVID-19 pandemic has created for our nation’s health care heroes. Specifically, the bill:

June 15, 2020 Press Release

WASHINTON, DC – Today, in response to evidence that Bureau of Prisons (BOP) officers failed to wear COVID-19 masks or facial coverings while deployed to protests in Washington, D.C.

June 10, 2020 Press Release

SCHAUMBURG, IL – This week, Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi (IL-08) joined more than 150 Members of Congress as a cosponsor of the Justice in Policing Act of 2020. The bill is led by Congressional Black Caucus Chair Karen Bass, Senator Cory A. Booker, Senator Kamala D. Harris, and House Judiciary Chair Jerrold Nadler.

May 27, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi voted for the Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act, which he also cosponsored, and urged his Senate colleagues to take up and pass the legislation as well:

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