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Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi

Representing the 8th District of Illinois

Press Releases

March 8, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C – Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi and Senator Cory Booker of New Jersey today announced that the main student voting reforms of the Help Students Vote Act passed the House of Representatives as part of H.R. 1, the For The People Act.

March 5, 2019 Press Release
The Legislation Would Clarify The Unenforceability Of Non-Disclosure Agreements White House Staff Were Forced To Sign When Exposing Wrongdoing

WASHINGTON, DC — Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi yesterday reintroduced the No Disrupting Accountability (NDA) Act, which would prevent non-disclosure agreements from being used to prevent White House staffers from coming forward as whistleblowers if they witness wrongdoing.

February 28, 2019 Press Release
As House Passes Legislation to Strengthen Background Checks, Waiting Period Proposal is Part of Comprehensive Approach to Preventing Gun Violence

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi today introduced the Choosing Our Own Lives Over Fast Firearms (COOL OFF) Act, which would require a waiting period of three business days for all handgun sales.

February 27, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi yesterday announced crucial provisions from the Help Students Vote Act were added to the For the People Act (H.R. 1), a comprehensive reform bill to expand voting rights, reduce the influence of money in politics, and modernize our elections.

February 26, 2019 Press Release
Legislation Would Prevent President Trump From Granting Secret Pardons To Disrupt Mueller Investigation

WASHINGTON, DC – Last week, Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi reintroduced the Presidential Pardon Transparency Act which would require that all Presidential pardons be disclosed to the public within three days of being issued.

February 25, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi of Illinois’ 8th district announced today that he was appointed to serve as an Assistant Whip for the 116th Congress.

February 19, 2019 Press Release
Reported Plan Could Have Violated Atomic Energy Act Of 1954 While Enriching Members Of President Trump’s Family And Inner circle

SCHAUMBURG, IL – Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi issued the following statement in response to the Oversight Committee’s interim report “Whistleblowers Raise Grave Concerns with Trump Administration’s Efforts to Transfer Sensitive Nuclear Technology to Saudi Arabi

February 15, 2019 Press Release

SCHAUMBURG, IL – Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi issued the following statement in response to President Trump’s decision to declare a national emergency over the southern border:

February 6, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi issued the following statement in response to reports on the Islamophobic emails sent by Joe Ricketts:

February 2, 2019 Press Release

SCHAUMBURG, IL – Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi issued the following statement in response to the revelations about Virginia Governor Ralph Northam's yearbook page:

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