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June 10, 2021 Press Release
“This must be the first step in a larger effort to expand and accelerate the production and delivery of the billions of doses we need to end the pandemic”

SCHAUMBURG, IL – Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi issued the following statement in response to President Biden’s announcement that the United States would be purchasing 500 million coronavirus vaccines to donate to the world over the course of 2021 and 2022:

June 8, 2021 Press Release
The bill would dramatically expand U.S. anti-COVID aid to end outbreaks and prevent new strains through vaccinating 60% of the population of the most vulnerable countries

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi and Senator Jeff Merkley (OR) were joined by Senator Elizabeth Warren (MA) and  Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal (WA-07) in introducing the bicameral Nullifying Opportunities for Variants to Infect and Decimate  (NOVID) Act to dramatically expand the nation’s international coronavirus prevention and vaccination efforts to reduce the risk of more

June 7, 2021 Press Release
Congressman Krishnamoorthi Highlights Safety Issues In Fisher-Price’s Rock ‘n Play Sleeper Product During Oversight Committee Hearing

SCHAUMBURG, IL – During a House Committee on Oversight and Reform hearing, Congressman Krishnamoorthi questioned Chuck Scothon, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Fisher-Price, on the infant deaths associated with the Rock ‘n Play Sleeper sold by Fisher-Price.

June 4, 2021 Press Release
As lawmakers outline five measures to achieve a rapid and equitable global vaccination program, they call on the White House to “advance a bold, comprehensive strategy to vaccinate the world as quickly as possible”

WASHINGTON — U.S. Representatives Pramila Jayapal (WA-07), Tom Malinowski (NJ-07), and Raja Krishnamoorthi (IL-08) led more than 40 lawmakers today in urging President Joe Biden to take aggressive and immediate steps to ensure that vaccines are quickly and equitably administered around the world.

June 3, 2021 Press Release

SCHAUMBURG, IL – Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi issued the following statement in response to the Biden Administration’s announcement that the nation would be sharing 25 million doses of the Johnson & Johnson, Pfizer and Moderna vaccines, with other nations, in addition to its commitment to share its stockpile of AstraZeneca Vaccines:

June 2, 2021 Press Release

SCHAUMBURG, IL – Today, Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi, a member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence and the Friends of a Free, Stable and Democratic Syria Caucus issued the following statement in response to Bashar al-Assad’s sham reelection and his continuing and unaccountable conduct in the wake of years of atrocities committed against his own people:

May 30, 2021 Press Release

SCHAUMBURG, IL – Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi issued the following statement today in response to Indian External Minister Jaishankar’s diplomatic visit to the United States and the need for expanded US vaccine aid and coordination with India:

May 28, 2021 Press Release

SCHAUMBURG, IL – Earlier this week, Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi received the Midwest Asian Health Association COVID-19 Fund Drive Committee’s Hero Award, in recognition of his contribution to fighting against COVID-19 and the wave of anti-Asian hate crimes that accompanied the pandemic.

May 28, 2021 Press Release
Funding from the CARES Act is creating tangible economic gains for the Chicagoland region as we recover from the economic impact of COVID-19

SCHAUMBURG, IL – Today, Congressman Krishnamoorthi celebrates the announcement that the CARES Act, which he championed in Congress, will create 3,962 jobs, save 2,764 jobs, and leverage $21.3 million in private investment for Cook County, Illinois.

May 24, 2021 Press Release
The Funding For These Programs Secured In The American Rescue Plan Will Be Made Available Later This Year

HOFFMAN ESTATES, IL – Today, Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi (IL-08) held a forum with frontline nurses, doctors, and leadership from AMITA Health to discuss the funding he secured in President Joe Biden’s American Rescue Plan (ARP) to establish health care worker mental health support, training, and awareness programs.

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