The caucus of more than 150 members is the premier congressional organization fighting for LGBTQ+ rights
WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi (D-IL-08) was named as a Vice Chair of the Equality Caucus, the premier Congressional Caucus fighting for LGBTQ+ rights and combating discrimination at the federal level.
The SAFE TO DRIVE Act Would Create Grants To Support States’ Distracted Driving Prevention Programs
WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi (D-IL) introduced the States Afforded Funding Extensions To Oppose Driving Recklessly In Vehicular Engagements (SAFE TO DRIVE) Act, which creates two supplemental grant programs for states to use for distracted driving prevention.
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:
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.
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:
WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi issued the following statement:
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.
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.
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.
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.