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Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi

Representing the 8th District of Illinois

Press Releases

March 13, 2017 Press Release

SCHAUMBURG, IL – In response to the continuing wave of hate-motivated attacks across the country, Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi, a member of the House Oversight Committee, released the following statement calling for hearings to investigate and determine the best response to these crimes:

March 9, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON –  Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi (IL-08) joined Senator Durbin, and fellow Representatives Mike Quigley (IL-05), Brad Schneider (IL-10), and Danny Davis (IL-07) today in meeting with Illinois Tollway Chairman Bob Schillerstrom to express their support for the Tollway’s petition to the U.S.

March 8, 2017 Press Release
"Just as the achievements of women and girls elevate us all, so too does the denial of their rights diminish our nation and our world"

Today we celebrate the achievements women and girls have won through their own courage, intelligence, dedication, and strength. A single day is not enough to commemorate the struggles and accomplishments of women, or those still ahead, but International Women’s Day and Women’s History Month draw the spotlight to the fight for equality, and justice.

March 7, 2017 Press Release
Declares commitment to defending and improving the Affordable Care Act

WASHINGTON, DC –  Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi issued the following statement in response to the newly announced House Republican health care plan:

March 2, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Krishnamoorthi also called for the Attorney General to testify under oath as part of the investigation

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi issued the statement below in response to reports that Attorney General Jeff Sessions made false statements to the Senate Judiciary Committee regarding his repeated meetings with Russian officials.

February 27, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi announced earlier today that his guest for the President’s address to Congress on Tuesday would be constituent Debbie Trueblood, a woman who could lose her life-saving health care if the Affordable Care Act is repealed without an effective replacement.

February 27, 2017 Press Release
SCHAUMBURG, Ill. – Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi held his first town hall meeting on February 24 at Roosevelt University's Schaumburg campus, answering questions on a vast array of topics, including the Affordable Care Act, career and technical education policies, immigration, advances in nuclear fusion, school vouchers, raising the minimum wage, the Trump Administration's ties to the Kremlin, and the repeal of the Johnson amendment that bars churches and other tax-exempt organizations from engaging in political activity.
February 27, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi renewed his call today for a full investigation by the House Oversight Committee into Gen. Michael Flynn, former National Security Advisor, and the Trump Administration's interactions with the Russian government.

February 24, 2017 Press Release

SCHAUMBURG, IL –  Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi issued the statement below in response to reports that the shooting in Olathe, Kansas yesterday, which left two wounded and one dead, was specifically motivated by the race of two of the victims.

February 23, 2017 Press Release

SCHAUMBURG, IL – Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi convened a round table of policy experts and community stakeholders today from across the 8th Congressional District which includes Chicago’s west and northwest suburbs to probe the issues associated with the possible repeal of the Affordable Care Act.