New legislation would ensure that higher education institutions better support student voting
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi and Senator Cory Booker today introduced the Help Students Vote Act, a new bill to ensure that higher education institutions support student voter registration and civic participation.
WASHINGTON, DC — Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi hosted a briefing yesterday exploring the impact of waiting periods on reducing gun violence.
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi today issued the following statement in response to the news that IRS electronic filing system crashed earlier today:
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi today issued the following statement in response to the Government Accountability Office’s finding that EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt illegally spent $43,000 in taxpayer money on a soundproof phone booth for his office:
Original Sponsors Include Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley and Vice Chair Linda Sánchez
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi (D-IL) today introduced the Investing in American Workers Act (IAWA), partnering with Senator Mark Warner (D-VA), House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY), Vice Chair Linda Sánchez (D-CA), and leaders on the House Democratic Caucus New Economy Task Force.
WASHINGTON, DC – Yesterday, in the wake of ongoing investigations into Jared Kushner’s potential conflicts of interest, Congressmen Raja Krishnamoorthi and Ted Lieu introduced the Congressional Oversight Needed For Likely Illicit and Corrupt Transactions (CONFLICT) Act to mandate greater transparency in recusals by White House officials and staff.
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi, lead Democrat on the House Oversight Committee’s Subcommittee on Healthcare, Benefits, and Administrative Rules led a subcommittee hearing yesterday on local efforts to address the opioid epidemic and federal programs supporting that work, including High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA) grants and Drug-Free Communities (DFC) grants.
SCHAUMBURG, IL – Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi released the following statement in response to reports that the Assad Regime has once again used internationally banned chemical weapons in an attack which killed dozens of men, women, and children, this time in the Damascus suburb of Douma:
SCHAUMBURG, IL — Original cosponsors Congressmen Raja Krishnamoorthi (D-IL), Richard Hudson (R-NC), Buddy Carter (R-GA), and G.K Butterfield (D-NC) hailed passage of the Senate version of their legislation, the Ceiling Fan Energy Conservation Harmonization Act. The law helps the environment by making it easier for consumers to purchase energy efficient ceiling fans.