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Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi

Representing the 8th District of Illinois

Press Releases

December 3, 2019 Press Release
The bill incentivizes the establishment of anti-bullying task forces to study, address, and reduce bullying in primary and secondary schools for LGBTQ students

SCHAUMBURG, IL — Today, Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi announced the introduction of his anti-bullying bill, the STOP Bullying Act. The STOP Bullying Act incentivizes the establishment of statewide anti-bullying task forces to study, address, and reduce bullying in primary and secondary schools.

December 2, 2019 Press Release
The letter is led by Congressmen Raja Krishnamoorthi (D-IL) and Peter King (R-NY)

WASHINGTON, DC — Today, Congressmen Raja Krishnamoorthi (IL-08) and  Peter King (NY-02) led 26 Members of Congress, including Senators Dick Durbin, Richard Blumenthal, and Chris Van Hollen, in a bipartisan letter urging President Trump to stick to his original promise to implement a comprehensive guidance on e-cigarette flavors with no exclusions.

November 25, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. –  Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi (D-IL-8), together with U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley (D-OR), and Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) recently introduced the Protecting Students from Worthless Degrees Act of 2019 in both the U.S. House of Representatives and the Senate.

November 22, 2019 Press Release
Senator Durbin Led The Push For The Senate To Pass The Bill

SCHAUMBURG, IL — Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi today hailed the unanimous Senate passage of his bill, H.R.1844, to rename the Elgin Post office in honor of Corporal Alex Martinez, an Elgin native and the only individual from the city to lose his life in combat since the terror attack on September 11, 2001.

November 8, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi (IL-08) reintroduced The Investing in American Workers Act, legislation that would establish a 20% tax credit for small and mid-sized businesses that invest in workforce training for their employees.

November 7, 2019 Press Release

PALATINE, IL – This week, Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi (IL-08) hosted the Unity Breakfast, bringing together leaders of the 8th Congressional District including State Representatives Michelle Mussman and Diane Pappas to discuss the importance of the 2020 census.

November 4, 2019 Press Release

SCHAUMBURG, IL – Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi (IL-08) recently received an award from the ITServe Alliance in recognition of his valuable contributions to the ITServe Synergy Conference of 2019.

November 4, 2019 Press Release

SCHAUMBURG, IL – Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi (IL-08) recently received an award from the Association of Chinese-American Scientists and Engineers (ACSE) in recognition of his support for Chinese American professionals, and for promoting diversity and Asian American leadership.

October 25, 2019 Press Release

SCHAUMBURG, IL – This week, Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi (IL-08) received an award from House of Restoration, a nonprofit dedicated to serving those who are homeless in the city of Elgin and surrounding areas.

October 24, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC- Representatives Paul Mitchell, Raja Krishnamoorthi, and Josh Harder announced today that more than 100 Members of Congress have now cosponsored the bipartisan College Transparency Act (H.R. 1766). Today’s announcement demonstrates the overwhelming support for this legislation as member in both chambers continue their work to reform and reauthorize the Higher Education Act.

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