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January 30, 2020 Press Release

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.

January 30, 2020 Press Release

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.

December 13, 2019 Press Release

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

December 12, 2019 Press Release

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

December 3, 2019 Press Release
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.

December 2, 2019 Press Release
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.

November 25, 2019 Press Release

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.

November 22, 2019 Press Release
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.

November 8, 2019 Press Release

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.

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