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July 7, 2021 Press Release

SCHAUMBURG, IL – Today, Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi joined Governor Pritzker, Senators Durbin and Duckworth, fellow Members of Congress, Illinois State Representatives, and President Joe Biden at McHenry County College to promote the President’s “Build Back Better” agenda to increase support for our education systems and career opportunities.

July 2, 2021 Press Release
The INVEST In America Act Is A Large Infrastructure Package Aimed At Moving U.S. Roads, Bridges, and Transportation Systems Into the 21st Century

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi hailed Thursday’s passage of the Investing in a New Vision for the Environment and Surface Transportation (INVEST) in America Act, a five-year plan to invest $715 billion into infrastructure to create jobs and fortify U.S. transportation systems.

June 30, 2021 Press Release
Krishnamoorthi Has Also Introduced The NOVID Act To Dramatically Expand And Accelerate US Global Vaccine Aid

WASHINGTON –Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi applauded yesterday’s passage of H.Res.402, which he cosponsored, a House resolution recognizing the devastating impact of COVID-19 in India and expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that, given India’s COVID-19 crisis, the

June 29, 2021 Press Release
The Members’ Request Follows Yesterday’s $40 Million Settlement Between The State Of North Carolina And JUUL Over Youth Targeting

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi (D-IL), Chairman of the Oversight Subcommittee on Economic and Consumer Policy, and Senator Richard Durbin (D-IL) sent a letter to the Acting Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner Dr.

June 22, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi (IL-08) questioned Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell during a House Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis hearing on the domestic economic impact of low vaccination rates abroad and the effectiveness of career and technical education programs for helping American workers fin

June 16, 2021 Press Release
Krishnamoorthi Pressed Director Wray On His Conversations With Justice Department About Subpoenas

WASHINGTON, DC - Yesterday, Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi (IL-08) questioned FBI Director Wray at a House Oversight and Reform Committee hearing about any involvement he had in the subpoenas by the Department of Justice for communications data of Members of Congress, their staff, and family members. Mr.

June 12, 2021 Press Release
During the event, the Congressman was also recognized with the One Fair Wage Congressional Leadership Award

SCHAUMBURG, IL – On Thursday, Congressman Krishnamoorthi participated in One Fair Wage’s “Server for an Hour” Event at a restaurant in his district, Eggholic, to raise awareness for the need to raise the minimum wage to a livable wage for restaurant workers and all other minimum wage employees in the United States.

June 10, 2021 Press Release
“This must be the first step in a larger effort to expand and accelerate the production and delivery of the billions of doses we need to end the pandemic”

SCHAUMBURG, IL – Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi issued the following statement in response to President Biden’s announcement that the United States would be purchasing 500 million coronavirus vaccines to donate to the world over the course of 2021 and 2022:

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