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March 27, 2020 Press Release
Package includes Krishnamoorthi-backed provisions to expand access to small business loans

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi (D-IL-08) voted in favor of the passage of the bipartisan CARES Act, which will direct trillions in federal economic and public health assistance to Americans across the country.

March 23, 2020 Press Release
The Ban Conflicted Trading Act, introduced in the Senate by Senator Jeff Merkley of Oregon, would bar members of Congress and senior congressional staff from buying or selling individual stocks


March 17, 2020 Press Release
Krishnamoorthi also urges expansion of consumer credit access in addition to direct payment

SCHAUMBURG, IL – Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi issued the following statement in response to ongoing public discussions on potential elements of economic stimulus packages to address the COVID-19 epidemic:

March 13, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Below is a statement from House Oversight and Reform Subcommittee on Economic and Consumer Policy Chairman Raja Krishnamoorthi regarding responses from travel agencies after an official inquiry about their coverage of travelers during the coronavirus outbreak:

March 12, 2020 Press Release
The legislation supports the creation of public media content to prepare Americans for in-demand, 21st century jobs

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi (D-IL-08) and Congressman Dan Meuser (R-PA-09) introduced bipartisan legislation yesterday, the Partnerships for American Jobs Act, which would create a new Department of Education grant program to support local public media working to prepare young people for the jobs of the future.

March 4, 2020 Press Release
Oversight Subcommittees to Hold Joint Hearing on March 10

Washington, D.C. (Mar. 3, 2020) – Today, Oversight Committee Chairwoman Carolyn B. Maloney, Economic and Consumer Policy Subcommittee Chairman Raja Krishnamoorthi, National Security Subcommittee Chairman Stephen F.

March 2, 2020 Press Release

SCHAUMBURG, IL – Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi (D-IL-08) issued the following statement in response to news that a suburban Cook County patient has been diagnosed with coronavirus and is currently receiving treatment:

February 28, 2020 Press Release
The bill includes key provisions from Rep. Krishnamoorthi’s legislation, the PREVENT Act, to fund youth vaping prevention programs

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the U.S.

February 27, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi (D-IL-08) released the following statement strongly urging the Administration’s Coronavirus Task Force to immediately issue a concrete plan to cover and protect uninsured and underinsured Americans from the coronavirus in the United States:

February 26, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi (IL-08) was honored today as an American Graduate Champion by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) in recognition of his commitment to providing communities with high-quality educational content and expanding educational pathways for students of all ages.