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Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi

Representing the 8th District of Illinois

Press Releases

October 18, 2019 Press Release

ELK GROVE VILLAGE, IL – Last month, Elk Grove Village Cares secured a grant of $385,000 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) to serve as a regional supply point for a drug that can reverse the fatal effects of opioid overdoses, naloxone.

October 16, 2019 Press Release

SCHAUMBURG, IL – On Friday, Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi (IL-08) received an award from the National Gathering of American Indian Veterans thanking him for his support of the organization and their efforts to care for those who have served this nation.

October 11, 2019 Press Release

WASHINTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi introduced a resolution celebrating Mahatma Gandhi’s 150th birthday and his enduring legacy. 

October 11, 2019 Press Release
Krishnamoorthi Sent Letter of Support to HHS for the Grant Application

DUPAGE COUNTY, IL – This week, DuPage County Health Department in partnership with Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi (IL-08), Congressman Bill Foster (IL-11), DuPage County Sheriff and the DuPage County Coroner, recently secured a federal Bureau of Justice grant for the State of Illinois.

October 7, 2019 Press Release
Legislation Establishes a 20 Milligram Nicotine Cap in E-Cigarette E-Liquids

WASHINTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi announced the introduction of the END ENDS Act, legislation that caps e-cigarette nicotine concentrations at 20 milligrams per milliliter to make them significantly less addictive and appealing to youth.

September 20, 2019 Press Release

ELK GROVE VILLAGE, IL – Last week, the US Department of Health and Human Services Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) awarded a grant of $385,000 to Elk Grove Village Cares to serve as a regional supply point for naloxone, a drug that can reverse the fatal effects of opioid overdoses.

September 19, 2019 Press Release
Health advocates and victims of vaping illnesses attended the caucus launch press conference

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Members of Congress launched the Congressional Caucus to End the Youth Vaping Epidemic at a press conference with allied advocacy groups and numerous individuals who have been impacted by the growth of youth e-cigarette use. This bipartisan and bicameral coalition of 52 members is co-chaired by Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi (D-IL), Rep.

September 11, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Yesterday, Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi, as Chairman of the Oversight Subcommittee on Economic and Consumer Policy, invited Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Robert Redfield to testify before the panel on the outbreak of lung illnesses associated with using vaping devices and e-cigarettes.

September 5, 2019 Press Release
Participants Also Included Community Leaders and Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety and Allstate Insurance

ITASCA, IL – Today, Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi (IL-08), held a roundtable discussion on distracted driving at the National Safety Council with local leaders, elected officials, and advocates on the States Afforded Funding Extensions To Oppose Driving Recklessly In Vehicular Engagements (SAFE TO DRIVE) Act, bipartisan legislation co-authored by Republican Congressman Mike Gallagher

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