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November 30, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi issued the following statement encouraging the Senate to pass the Build Back Better Act (H.R. 5376), including provisions he helped lead to support American solar manufacturing based on the Solar Energy Manufacturing for America Act (SEMA) which he cosponsored:

November 30, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Representative Raja Krishnamoorthi issued the following statement encouraging the Senate to pass the Build Back Better Act (H.R. 5376), which the House approved last month and included nearly $40 billion for workforce development programs.

November 26, 2021 Press Release
On Build Back Better Act Provisions: “I urge my colleagues in the Senate to aggressively increase the funding allocated to vaccine aid to meet the challenges before us”

SCHAUMBURG, IL – Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi, co-founder and co-chair of the COVID-19 Global Vaccination Caucus, issued the following statement in response to the emergence in South Africa of the B.1.1.529. Omicron Variant:

November 26, 2021 Press Release

SCHAUMBURG, IL  – Today, Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi issued the following statement in response to ongoing negotiations on the Senate passage of the Build Back Better Act (H.R. 5376) which the House of Representatives passed one week ago:

November 19, 2021 Press Release
The historic legislation will create jobs, cut taxes, and reduce the growing cost of living for American families

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi voted in favor of the Build Back Better Act, once-in-a-generation legislation specifically focused on growing the economy, combatting climate change, and reducing the everyday costs faced by working families, including health care and child care.

November 18, 2021 Press Release
The health care worker mental wellness bill was named in honor of Dr. Lorna Breen, who tragically died by suicide while serving on frontlines of the pandemic

WASHINGTON – Yesterday, the House Energy and Commerce Committee approved the Dr. Lorna Breen Health Care Provider Protection Act, a healthcare worker mental wellness bill introduced by Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi (D-IL-08) with Representatives Susan Wild (D-PA-07), Judy Chu (D-CA-27), and David McKinley (R-WV-01).

November 17, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Krishnamoorthi participated in the Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis hearing titled, “Combating Coronavirus Cons And The Monetization of Misinformation.” The committee hearing noted the danger of pandemic misinformation and the importance of educating the public on the science behind COVID-19 and the vaccine.

November 15, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, President Biden signed into law the Bipartisan Infrastructure Investment And Jobs Act which included the provisions of Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi and Senator Amy Klobuchar’s anti-distracted driving legislation, the States Afforded Funding Extensions To Oppose Driving Recklessly In Vehicular Engagements (SAFE TO DRIVE) Act.

November 15, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi attended the White House signing ceremony for the bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act. President Biden signed the historic legislation into law this afternoon, approving the largest investment in decades into roads, bridges, broadband access, water systems, and other infrastructure.

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