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Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi

Representing the 8th District of Illinois

Press Releases

August 13, 2018 Press Release

SCHAUMBURG, IL – Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi of the Oversight Committee called on FBI Director Christopher Wray to assure Congress and the American people that former Special Agent Peter Strzok’s firing from the FBI, a penalty far in excess of the Bureau’s Office of Professional Responsibility’s recommendation, was not undertaken as political reprisal or at the urging of either the White Ho

August 12, 2018 Press Release
“Our Hard-Won National Commitment To Justice and Equality Allows No Compromise with Preachers of Hate”

SCHAUMBURG, IL – Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi issued the following statement on the anniversary of the 2017 white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, which led to the murder of Heather Heyer, and the ongoing white supremacist rally in Washington, DC:

August 12, 2018 Press Release

SCHAUMBURG, IL – Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi held a forum on climate change in Schaumburg on Saturday, combining expert presentations with open discussion. The Congressman was joined by WGN Meteorologist Tom Skilling, Professor Don Wuebbles of the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, and climate researcher Doug Sisterson of Argonne National Laboratory.

August 9, 2018 Press Release

SCHAUMBURG, IL – Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi issued the following statement in response to a Congressional Research Service report confirming that his bipartisan career training law, which was signed into law last week, would significantly increase federal funding for Illinois skills-based learning and on-the-job training.

August 8, 2018 Press Release

SCHAUMBURG, IL – Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi issued the following statement in response to a reportedly hate-motivated attack in Keyes, California last week in which white supremacists beat Surjit Malhi, a Sikh man, and spray-painted “Go Back to ur country” on his truck accom

August 8, 2018 Press Release

SCHAUMBURG, IL – Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi issued the following statement urging Illinois’ legislature and the Governor to pass legislation banning 3D-printed guns:

July 31, 2018 Press Release

WHEATON, IL – Yesterday, at the DuPage County Board of health in Wheaton, Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi held a roundtable discussion of the opioid epidemic focused on opioid addiction prevention strategies.

July 31, 2018 Press Release
The legislation is the first reauthorization and reform of the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Program in 12 years

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the President signed into law H.R. 2353, the bipartisan Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act which was led by Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi (D-IL) and Congressman Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (R-PA).

July 27, 2018 Press Release

CHICAGO, IL – The Trump administration’s ongoing policy of family separation and internment has led thousands of families to be held in detention facilities across the United States. Today, Congressman Krishnamoorthi visited such a facility today and he issued the following statement:

July 26, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi of the Oversight Committee issued the following statement in response to the articles of impeachment filed against Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein by Representatives Mark Meadows (R-NC) and Jim Jordan (R-OH) with 9 of their House Republican colleagues:

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