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April 17, 2021 Press Release

SCHAUMBURG, IL – Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi issued the following statement in response to this week’s mass shooting of a FedEx Ground facility in Indianapolis which left four people dead, including four members of the Sikh community:

April 16, 2021 Press Release
Intelligence officials were limited in what they could publicly disclose on potential foreign support of domestic extremists as well as a range of topics later covered in classified hearing

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi participated in the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence’s World Wide Threat Hearing to discuss the threats the United States currently faces from China and potential foreign-financing of domestic violent extremists.

April 16, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi reintroduced his resolution to recognize the Eagle Staff as the first flag of the sovereign Native American tribal nations and encourage programs promoting its cultural significance. The Eagle Staff, often carried by Native American veterans, consists of a shepherd’s staff wrapped in either otter skin or buffalo skin and eagle feathers.

April 16, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi hailed the passage of the Workplace Violence Prevention for Health Care and Social Service Workers Act, legislation to protect healthcare, social service, and similar services employees from workplace violence by requiring the Occupational Safety and Health Administration to mandate employers in the sector develop and implement workplace viole

April 16, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi announced today that many Illinoisans who receive veterans’ benefits could expect Economic Impact Payments of up to $1,400 to hit their bank accounts beginning this week. Many Illinoisans have already received Economic Impact Payments as part of the American Rescue Plan that Congressman Krishnamoorthi helped pass.

April 15, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi hailed the passage of the Paycheck Fairness Act pay equity bill, which he cosponsored.

April 15, 2021 Press Release
Krishnamoorthi Asked About Reckless Statements on Vaccine Efficacy by Fox News Host and Policies from Gov. Kirsti Noem

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi (IL-08) questioned the Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease Dr. Anthony Fauci, Centers for Disease Control Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky, and Chief White House Science Advisor Dr.

April 14, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi issued the following statement in response to Russian military activity on the Ukrainian border and in occupied Crimea:

April 13, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON  – Today, Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi voted in support of the Senate Amendment to H.R. 1868, which would suspend Medicare sequestration, which reduces Medicare payments by a maximum of 2% annually, through the end of the year. In practice, this will avert $12.3 billion in Medicare cuts for providers.

April 8, 2021 Press Release
Members of Congress Sent A Letter to the Treasury Department and the Office of Management and Budget

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi (IL-08) sent a letter to Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen and Deputy Director of the Office of Management and Budget Shalanda Young regarding the need for a more fully funded and equipped Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to help offset the costs of President Biden’s historic legislative agenda.

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