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Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi

Representing the 8th District of Illinois

Press Releases

April 25, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman  Raja Krishnamoorthi and his colleague Rep. Jan Schakowsky introduced legislation that would prohibit airlines from involuntarily ‘bumping’ ticketed passengers from flights.

April 24, 2017 Press Release
“I think the biggest challenge our country faces is growing and strengthening the middle class. This has become my life's work”

VILLA PARK, IL – Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi hosted a town hall meeting Saturday at Villa Park’s Willowbrook High School, welcoming his constituents and answering their questions. Over the course of the ninety-minute meeting, Rep.

April 14, 2017 Press Release
Project Would Create 65,000 Permanent Jobs, Reduce Congestion

SCHAUMBURG, IL – Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi yesterday sent a letter co-signed by twenty-one community leaders urging the US Surface Transportation Board to approve the Tollways’ petition to allow continued construction of the Elgin O’Hare Western Access Project.

April 11, 2017 Press Release
Bipartisan Stakeholders, Business and Labor Leaders Gather to Push for Suburban Infrastructure Project

SCHAUMBURG, IL – Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi today hosted a jobs summit on the economic impact of developing western access to O’Hare International Airport at a bipartisan gathering of key stakeholders, including government, business and labor leaders.  Rep.

April 7, 2017 Press Release

SCHAUMBURG, IL – Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi released the following statement on President Trump’s decision to launch airstrikes in response to Bashar al-Assad’s use of illegal chemical weapons in an attack which killed more than one hundred people:

April 6, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – In response to the news that Representative Devin Nunes, Chairman of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, had recused himself from the committee’s Russia probe, Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi issued the following statement:

April 3, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi denounced President Trump’s executive order eliminating President Obama’s climate-change protections as an attack on the growing green economy and as another example of the Trump administration’s effort to govern by decree. Rep.

March 25, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – In response to the failure of the Republican American Health Care Act (AHCA) to even come to a vote in the House, Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi released the following statement:

March 23, 2017 Press Release
The need for a full and transparent investigation by an independent commission has never been more clear.
March 23, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – As Congress continues to battle over the disastrous Republican American Health Care Act, Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi presided over a bipartisan hearing on lowering prescription drug prices as the leading Democrat on the House Oversight Committee’s subcommittee on health care.

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