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August 4, 2021 Press Release
This Effort is Currently Supported by a Coalition of 116 Democratic Members of Congress

WASHINGTON – Today, Representatives Raja Krishnamoorthi (IL), Tom Malinowski (NJ), and Pramila Jayapal (WA) wrote to President Biden calling on the President to support the inclusion of robust funding for global vaccination in reconciliation.

July 27, 2021 Press Release
In 2015, witness Joel Griffith claimed “the average poor family doesn’t work nearly as much as the rich families do. And that’s a key reason why these households are poor.”

WASHINGTON – In today’s hearing of the Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis on pandemic evictions, Congressman Krishnamoorthi addressed myths promoted by critics of the pandemic eviction moratorium established by President Trump, extended by President Biden, and reaffirmed repeatedly by Congress.

July 23, 2021 Press Release
The Funding Request is Based on Provisions in the Bicameral Baby Food Safety Act


July 23, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC -- Today, Representatives Raja Krishnamoorthi (IL-08), Tom Malinowski (NJ-07), Pramila Jayapal (WA-07), and Senators Jeff Merkley (OR), Elizabeth Warren (MA), and Ed Markey (MA) led 70 colleagues in urging Congressional Leadership to include additional funding in the reconciliation package for the production and global distribution of COVID-19 vaccines.

July 23, 2021 Press Release
As Chairman of The House Oversight Economic And Consumer Policy Subcommittee, Congressman Krishnamoorthi Spearheaded Inclusion Of Local Aid In The ARP

SCHAUMBURG, IL – Today, Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi announced that $742 million in pandemic assistance, provided by the American Rescue Plan Act, is now available for small local governments across Illinois.

July 22, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi and Congressman Steven Horsford sent a letter with 101 Members of the House of Representatives to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer requesting that at least $100 billion in new spending for workforce development be included in the upcoming reconciliation package.

July 20, 2021 Press Release
Congressman Krishnamoorthi Is The Sponsor Of The SEMI Act, Signed into Law in 2020

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi (IL-08) participated in a House Permanent Select Committee On Intelligence hearing labeled “Microelectronics: Levers for Promoting Security and Innovation.” During this hearing, Congressman Krishnamoorthi questioned Dr.

July 16, 2021 Press Release
Secretary Buttigieg Welcomed Congressman Krishnamoorthi As A “Fellow Member Of The Complicated Surname Club”

SCHAUMBURG, IL – Today, Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi joined Transportation Secretary Buttigieg, Mayor Lightfoot, Senator Durbin, Senator Duckworth, Rep. Rush, Rep. Kelly, Rep. Foster, Rep. Garcia, Rep.

July 9, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressmen Raja Krishnamoorthi (D-IL) and Mark Green (R-TN) sent a letter to the Director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Francis S. Collins, to address reports that data on the SARS-CoV-2 sequence was deleted from a NIH database.

July 9, 2021 Press Release

SCHAUMBURG, IL – Congressman Krishnamoorthi issued the following statement in response to the U.N. Security Council’s unanimous vote to extend cross-border humanitarian aid into Syria for twelve months: