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Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi

Representing the 8th District of Illinois

Press Releases

October 31, 2017 Press Release
"Hundreds gathered to find out what had happened, how many had been hurt, and how they could help. That desire to help, to take care of one another, is at the very heart of our character as a people and no act of terror will ever change that.”

Washington, DC – Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi issued the following statement in response to the terrorist attack in lower Manhattan:

October 30, 2017 Press Release

SCHAUMBURG, IL – Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi of the House Oversight Committee issued the following statement on the first charges of the Mueller investigation:

October 29, 2017 Press Release

SCHAUMBURG, IL – Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi of the House Oversight Committee provided the following response to Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosselló’s request that the board of the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (PREPA) cancels its contract with Whitefish Energy:

October 27, 2017 Press Release

SCHAUMBURG, IL – Today, in response to news that Whitefish Energy’s no-bid, $300 million contract to restore power to Puerto Rico included a provision specifically preventing the government from reviewing or auditing the reported costs of the company’s services, Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi asked the leadership of the Oversight Committee to investigate the full scope of anti-auditing languag

October 26, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi released the following statement in response to this morning’s passage of the Republican leadership’s budget resolution:

October 23, 2017 Press Release
“This cap would place a crippling and unnecessary burden on working families in every Congressional district by making it harder for everyday Americans to save for their retirement”

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, in response to reports that the House Republican leadership is considering sharp cuts to 401(k) contribution limits, Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi wrote to Chairman Brady and Ranking Member Neal of the Ways and Means Committee to urge them to reject any plan to slash the contribution caps to the retirement accounts of millions.

October 19, 2017 Press Release

SCHAUMBURG, IL – Today, Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi (IL-08) joined Congressmen Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11), Jim Cooper (TN-05), Jamie Raskin (MD-08), and Matt Cartwright (PA-17) in sending a letter to the Acting Director of the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) demanding answers about the agency’s failure to disclose its concerns about efforts that would make it easier for drug distributors

October 13, 2017 Press Release

SCHAUMBURG, IL – Today, Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi released the following statement in response to President Trump’s announcement that he will decertify the United States’ nuclear agreement with Iran:

October 13, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – In response to President Trump’s announcement last night that he would end cost-sharing reduction payments, a key Affordable Care Act subsidy, Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi today sent the President a copy of the August 2017 Congressional Budget Office (CBO) Report “The

October 12, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi released the following statement today in response to President Trump’s executive order regarding the Affordable Care Act:

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