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September 20, 2019 Press Release

ELK GROVE VILLAGE, IL – Last week, the US Department of Health and Human Services Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) awarded a grant of $385,000 to Elk Grove Village Cares to serve as a regional supply point for naloxone, a drug that can reverse the fatal effects of opioid overdoses.

September 19, 2019 Press Release
Health advocates and victims of vaping illnesses attended the caucus launch press conference

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Members of Congress launched the Congressional Caucus to End the Youth Vaping Epidemic at a press conference with allied advocacy groups and numerous individuals who have been impacted by the growth of youth e-cigarette use. This bipartisan and bicameral coalition of 52 members is co-chaired by Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi (D-IL), Rep.

September 11, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Yesterday, Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi, as Chairman of the Oversight Subcommittee on Economic and Consumer Policy, invited Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Robert Redfield to testify before the panel on the outbreak of lung illnesses associated with using vaping devices and e-cigarettes.

September 5, 2019 Press Release
Participants Also Included Community Leaders and Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety and Allstate Insurance

ITASCA, IL – Today, Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi (IL-08), held a roundtable discussion on distracted driving at the National Safety Council with local leaders, elected officials, and advocates on the States Afforded Funding Extensions To Oppose Driving Recklessly In Vehicular Engagements (SAFE TO DRIVE) Act, bipartisan legislation co-authored by Republican Congressman Mike Gallagher

August 29, 2019 Press Release

SCHAUMBURG, IL – Today, Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi announced the introduction of H.R. 4211, the Animal Welfare Enforcement Improvement Act (AWEIA).  The bipartisan legislation would improve Animal Welfare Act (AWA) enforcement by strengthening the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA’s) licensing process for animal dealers and exhibitors.

August 26, 2019 Press Release

SCHAUMBURG, IL – Today, Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi issued the following statement regarding the impeachment investigation underway in the House of Representatives:

August 23, 2019 Press Release
As Chairman of the Oversight Subcommittee on Economic and Consumer Policy, Congressman Krishnamoorthi is leading an investigation into the national vaping epidemic

“I am sickened to learn an Illinois resident passed away from a lung illness linked to vaping devices,” said Illinois Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi.

August 23, 2019 Press Release

SCHAUMBURG, IL – Congressman Krishnamoorthi issued the following response to the President’s erratic behavior and comments on the economy:

August 16, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Krishnamoorthi released the following statement today in response to Israel's decision to deny Rep. Rashida Tlaib and Rep. Ilhan Omar entry: