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Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi

Representing the 8th District of Illinois

Press Releases

February 1, 2019 Press Release

SCHAUMBURG, IL – Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi issued the following statement in response to news that the Swaminarayan Temple in Louisville, KY was the target of a hate-motivated attack by vandals:

January 31, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC and Reston, VA — This morning, Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi joined the Future Business Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda, Inc. (FBLA-PBL) National Legislative Advisory Board (NLAB) as an honorary co-chair.

January 29, 2019 Press Release
Legislation pushes the Department of Labor to report on the long-term workforce impacts of artificial intelligence (AI)

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi spearheaded the introduction of the AI Jobs Act of 2019 with representatives Rep. Elise Stefanik (NY-21), Rep. Yvette Clarke (NY-09), Rep. Mike Gallagher (WI-08), Rep. Debbie Dingell (MI-12), Rep. Ralph Norman (SC-05), Rep. Mark Takano (CA-41), Rep. Paul Mitchell (MI-10), and Rep. Ro Khanna (CA-17).

January 28, 2019 Press Release
Legislation Solidifies Congressional Commitment to Preventing Any Future Lapse in Appropriations, Ensuring No Americans Will Suffer the Devastating Consequences of Another Shutdown

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi today led a bipartisan legislative effort with Republican Congressman Paul Mitchell (MI-10) calling on Congress to prevent any future lapse in appropriations, and to permanently end government shutdowns.  

Krishnamoorthi issued the following statement: 

January 23, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC — Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi today led the Illinois Democratic Delegation featuring Representatives Schakowsky, Kelly, Lipinski, Foster, Bustos, Rush, Underwood, Quigley, García, Schneider, Casten and Davis in a letter to Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker questioning what the Department of Justice is doing to safeguard life-saving programs that protect survivors of do

January 16, 2019 Press Release
The Committee will continue to investigate Russian interference and oversee the American intelligence community

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi was appointed by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to serve on the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence (HPSCI), which is tasked with overseeing the activities and budget of the 17 intelligence agencies of the United States.

January 14, 2019 Press Release
Congressman Krishnamoorthi was joined by Representatives Schakowsky, Quigley, Casten, and García

SCHAUMBURG, IL – Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi (IL-08) led a press conference this morning at O’Hare International Airport highlighting the human cost of the government shutdown, which is now in its 24th day, and calling for the government to be reopened.

January 10, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi released the following statement in response to President Trump’s tweet claiming he’d freeze FEMA funding to address the California wildfires: