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Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi

Representing the 8th District of Illinois

Press Releases

October 10, 2018 Press Release

SCHAUMBURG, IL – Congressman Krishnamoorthi issued the following statement following Monday’s report by the United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and the arrival of Category 4 Storm, Hurricane Michael:

October 4, 2018 Press Release

SCHAUMBURG, IL – Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi issued the following statement on the Sterigenics International facility and the serious public health concerns over its toxic emissions:

October 3, 2018 Press Release

SCHAUMBURG, IL – Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi issued the following statement in response to President Trump’s attack on Dr. Christine Blasey Ford last night:

October 2, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Last week, the House of Representatives passed and the President signed legislation to fund the departments of Labor, Health, and Human Services, and Education for fiscal year 2019, including $678 million in additional funding toward Maternal and Child Health Block Grant in recognition of the United States’ growing maternal mortality crisis.

September 29, 2018 Press Release

“I am pleased that Senator Flake understood the importance of conducting a thorough and impartial investigation into the grave allegations surrounding Judge Brett Kavanaugh. Now it is time for the President and the FBI to follow through with a thorough investigation. In her testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee, Dr.

September 28, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – This week, the House of Representatives passed legislation to fund the departments of Labor, Health, and Human Services, and Education for fiscal year 2019.  This includes $250 million for early childhood programs and $5.3 billion to the Child Care and Development Block Grant (CCDBG).

September 28, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.- On Friday, September 28, House Republicans passed legislation (H.R. 6760) to permanently cap the State and Local Tax (SALT) Deduction at $10,000 for both individuals and joint filers. This severe limitation applies to state and local income, property, and sales taxes.

September 27, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Yesterday, the House of Representatives passed legislation to fund the departments of Labor, Health, and Human Services, and Education. This includes $1.9 billion for career, technical, and adult education programs authorized by the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act and the Adult Education and Family Literacy Act.

September 27, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congressmen Raja Krishnamoorthi (D-IL) and Darin LaHood (R-IL) introduced H.R.6904 yesterday to designate an area within the River Terrace Area of Anacostia Park in Washington, D.C.

September 27, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the House of Representatives passed legislation to fund the departments of Labor, Health, and Human Services, and Education for fiscal year 2019. As part of the appropriations package, efforts to address substance use disorder, including opioid and heroin abuse, will receive $6.7 billion split between the federal and state governments.

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