WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, public health officials in Illinois confirmed the first human-to-human transmission of the coronavirus. The individual affected is the spouse of the first confirmed travel-related case in Illinois. Both individuals are in stable condition and are receiving treatment in isolation at AMITA Health St. Alexius Medical Center Hoffman Estates in Illinois 8th district.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Last week, the U.S. Surgeon General, Dr. Jerome Adams, issued a new report that details helpful smoking cessation methods, but specifies that e-cigarettes haven’t yet been proven to be effective for quitting combustible cigarettes.
CHICAGO, IL – Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi (D-IL) and Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) held a press conference today to announce the introduction of the Providing Resources to End the Vaping Epidemic Now for Teenagers (PREVENT) Act, a bipartisan and bicameral bill with Congressman Peter King (R-NY) that will create youth vaping prevention programs in schools and provide resources to h
WASHINGTON, DC – Yesterday, the US House passed three of Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi’s bills – the Keeping Russian Entrapments Minimal and Limiting Intelligence Networks (KREMLIN) Act, the Promoting Research, Innovation, and Zeal in Emerging 5G Technology Act (PRIZE 5G Act), and the Reducing Foreign Influence in 5G Act – as well as his amendment to protect service members and their families
The bill incentivizes the establishment of anti-bullying task forces to study, address, and reduce bullying in primary and secondary schools for LGBTQ students
SCHAUMBURG, IL – Today, Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi announced the introduction of his anti-bullying bill, the STOP Bullying Act. The STOP Bullying Act incentivizes the establishment of statewide anti-bullying task forces to study, address, and reduce bullying in primary and secondary schools.
The letter is led by Congressmen Raja Krishnamoorthi (D-IL) and Peter King (R-NY)
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressmen Raja Krishnamoorthi (IL-08) and Peter King (NY-02) led 26 Members of Congress, including Senators Dick Durbin, Richard Blumenthal, and Chris Van Hollen, in a bipartisan letter urging President Trump to stick to his original promise to implement a comprehensive guidance on e-cigarette flavors with no exclusions.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi (D-IL-8), together with U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley (D-OR), and Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) recently introduced the Protecting Students from Worthless Degrees Act of 2019 in both the U.S. House of Representatives and the Senate.
Senator Durbin Led The Push For The Senate To Pass The Bill
SCHAUMBURG, IL — Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi today hailed the unanimous Senate passage of his bill, H.R.1844, to rename the Elgin Post office in honor of Corporal Alex Martinez, an Elgin native and the only individual from the city to lose his life in combat since the terror attack on September 11, 2001.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi (IL-08) reintroduced The Investing in American Workers Act, legislation that would establish a 20% tax credit for small and mid-sized businesses that invest in workforce training for their employees.