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February 2, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi issued the following statement in response to the desecration, decapitation, and removal of a bronze Gandhi statue in Davis, California by unknown attackers:

February 2, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Krishnamoorthi submitted a statement into the Congressional Record praising Chicago Bear’s new Defensive Coordinator Sean Desai on his trailblazing achievement as the first person of Indian and South-Asian descent to rise to the coordinator level in National Football League (NFL) history.

February 2, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi issued the following statement on his appointment as co-chair of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC) Immigration Task Force alongside Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal (WA-07) who chairs the panel:

February 2, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi issued the following statement:

 

February 1, 2021 Press Release
Both Members of Congress Are On The Select Subcommittee On The Coronavirus Crisis

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi (D-IL-08) and Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL-11) sent a letter to the White House Coordinator of the COVID-19 Response, Jeffrey Zients, inquiring about why there are discrepancies in the volume of vaccine doses distributed by state, and how those discrepancies can be rectified.

January 29, 2021 Press Release
The bill incentivizes the establishment of anti-bullying task forces to study, address, and reduce bullying in primary and secondary schools for LGBTQ students

WASHINGTON – Yesterday, Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi (D-IL) and Congresswoman Jenniffer González-Colón (R-PR) announced the reintroduction of the State Taskforce Opportunity Program (STOP) Bullying Act anti-bullying bill. The STOP Bullying Act incentivizes the establishment of statewide anti-bullying task forces to study, address, and reduce bullying in primary and secondary schools.

January 26, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi (D-IL-08) was appointed by Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi to serve on the Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis which was established to provide oversight of the federal COVID-19 pandemic response. The Select Subcommittee is modeled after then Senator Harry Truman’s Special Committee to Investigate the National Defense Program.

January 26, 2021 Press Release
Biden Administration Directed Federal Agencies To Counter Hateful Rhetoric During COVID-19 Pandemic

WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi (D-IL-08) commended President Biden on his memorandum directing federal agencies including the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to combat xenophobia towards Asian-Americans.

January 25, 2021 Press Release

SCHAUMBURG, Ill. – Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi issued the following statement in response to the Bears’ announcement that they’ve selected Safeties Coach Sean Desai as their new defensive coordinator:

January 19, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi wrote to acting Attorney General Jeffrey Rosen regarding the latest allegations of access peddling and potentially bribery by individuals pursuing pardons from President Trump.

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