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Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi

Representing the 8th District of Illinois

Press Releases

August 23, 2019 Press Release
As Chairman of the Oversight Subcommittee on Economic and Consumer Policy, Congressman Krishnamoorthi is leading an investigation into the national vaping epidemic

“I am sickened to learn an Illinois resident passed away from a lung illness linked to vaping devices,” said Illinois Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi.

August 23, 2019 Press Release

SCHAUMBURG, IL – Congressman Krishnamoorthi issued the following response to the President’s erratic behavior and comments on the economy:

August 16, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Krishnamoorthi released the following statement today in response to Israel's decision to deny Rep. Rashida Tlaib and Rep. Ilhan Omar entry:

August 15, 2019 Press Release
Bureau Official Responsible for Enforcing Rules Against Lending Discrimination has Worked for Anti-LGBTQ Hate Group

Washington, D.C.

July 30, 2019 Press Release

SCHAUMBURG, IL –  Today, Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi introduced the Hate Crimes Commission Act which will create a bipartisan commission to investigate and expand reporting on hate crimes throughout the United States.

July 18, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC - In today’s House Oversight Committee hearing on the Trump Administration’s detention policies, Congressman Krishnamoorthi questioned Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Kevin McAleenan on his agency’ preparation for a plan on its utilization of $1.34 billion in emergency supplemental funding provided by Congress.

July 17, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi welcomed today’s unanimous 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 their life in combat since the terror attack on September 11, 2001.

July 11, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Representatives Jan Schakowsky, Susan Davis, Rosa DeLauro, Lloyd Doggett, Raja Krishnamoorthi, and Angie Craig led over 100 of their colleagues in sending a letter to U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and asking him to remove biologics exclusivity language from the pending language in the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) trade agreement.

July 11, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Yesterday, the House of Representatives passed bipartisan legislation cosponsored by Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi which would strengthen the American economy by reducing the wait time for those most impacted by the decades-long backlog for green cards. The Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act, H.R.