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Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi

Representing the 8th District of Illinois

Press Releases

October 10, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In a letter, led by Representatives Pramila Jayapal (WA-07), Ruben Kihuen (NV-04) and Raja Krishnamoorthi (IL-08), members of Congress are demanding the Trump administration terminate efforts to surveil and collect social media data on immigrants and American citizens.

October 9, 2017 Press Release
"The poem at the base of the Statue of Liberty closes with the words ‘I lift my lamp beside the golden door!’ The White House’s list of demands seems intended to slam that door shut."

WASHINGTON, DC - Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi released the following statement in response to the White House's list of demands for an agreement to protect Dreamers after the end of DACA:

October 6, 2017 Press Release

SCHAUMBURG, IL – Yesterday, Congressmen Raja Krishnamoorthi and Jamie Raskin introduced legislation to establish a bipartisan commission to investigate and report on hate crimes. Specifically, the commission would be charged with determining if there had been a rise in hate crimes, the causes of that increase, and how to combat it.

October 6, 2017 Press Release

SCHAUMBURG, IL – Today, Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi of Illinois released the following statement in response to Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ new religious freedom guidelines which will negatively impact women, the LQBTQ community, and millions of other Americans:

October 6, 2017 Press Release

SCHAUMBURG, IL – Today, Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi released the following statement in response to the Trump administration’s decision to roll back the federal mandate for copay-free birth control coverage:

October 4, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi wrote to Chairman Kevin Brady (TX-08) and Ranking Member Richard Neal (MA-01) of the Ways and Means Committee, which has jurisdiction over tax policy, urging them to preserve the state and local tax (SALT) deduction which helps working families across the country write off the money they pay in state income and property taxes each year. 

October 4, 2017 Press Release
"Eliminating the state and local tax deduction would be nothing less than a tax hike on working families in Illinois"

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressmen Raja Krishnamoorthi, Luis Gutiérrez, and Bill Foster wrote to Governor Bruce Rauner to ask that he join them in urging Congress to preserve the state and local tax (SALT) deduction which nearly a third of Illinois families use to deduct the cost of state income and property taxes, an average savings of thousands of dollars annually.

October 4, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC –  Today, Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi, co-chair of the House Democratic Caucus New Economy Task Force, asked community colleges to specify how they are addressing the skills gap in the American workforce with the goal of gathering new information that will help guide policy discussions on the issue in Congress.

October 2, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC –  Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi released the following statement in response to the attack in Las Vegas:

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