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April 7, 2021 Press Release

SCHAUMBURG, IL – Tomorrow, Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi (IL-08) and NASA robotics engineer Mr. Mieszko Salamon will hold a zoom fireside chat and take questions from area students. Rep.

April 7, 2021 Press Release
“YouTube does not go far enough to protect children online”

WASHINGTON — Yesterday, Rep.

April 7, 2021 Press Release

On April 7th, 2021, Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi issued the following statement:

April 2, 2021 Press Release
The American Rescue Plan Will Help Support the Access Community Health Network, Hamdard Center, and Greater Elgin Care Center

SCHAUMBURG, IL – Under provisions in the American Rescue Plan that Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi (IL-08) championed, the Access Community Health Network received a grant of $31 million, the Greater Elgin Family Care Center received a grant of $12,260,000, and the Hamdard Center for Health & Human Services received a grant of $1,009,250.

March 30, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Yesterday, Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi (IL-08) and Congresswoman Anna Eshoo (CA-18) introduced a resolution through the Congressional Review Act (CRA) to overturn the Securing Updated and Necessary Statutory Evaluations Timely or SUNSET rule,

March 26, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi (D-IL), Congressman Guy Reschenthaler (R-PA), and Rep. Schakowsky (D-IL) introduced the Shielding All Federal Employees and Consumers from Actionable Recall Situations Act, or the SAFE CARS Act.

March 25, 2021 Press Release
SBA's Inspector General Cannot Rule Out That Foreigners, Deceased People, or Minors Received Loans, or That SBA Insiders Colluded in Fraud

SCHAUMBURG, IL – Today, in the Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis hearing, titled “Rooting Out Fraud in Small Business Relief Programs,” Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi questioned the Inspector General of the Small Business Administration (SBA), Hannibal “Mike” Ware, on the potential of tens of billions of dollars of fraud in the Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) program.

March 25, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi announced that the Hate Crime Commission Act has crossed the one hundred cosponsor threshold, securing the backing of 122 cosponsors, in the wake of the Atlanta shootings targeting women of Asian descent and the wave of anti-Asian hate crimes across the nation.

March 18, 2021 Press Release
The landmark education transparency legislation was endorsed by nearly 200 organizations last Congress

WASHINGTON D.C. – Today, Reps. Raja Krishnamoorthi (D-IL), Steve Stivers (R-OH), Mikie Sherill (D-NJ), Joe Wilson (R-SC), Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR), Bryan Steil (R-WI) reintroduced the bipartisan College Transparency Act to enable students and families to make more informed choices about education after high school. Senators Bill Cassidy, M.D.

March 17, 2021 Press Release
Former NEC Chair Kudlow Predicted the American Rescue Plan Would Have A Negative Impact Even Though He’s Been Notoriously Wrong on Previous Predictions

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Krishnamoorthi (D-IL-08) questioned the former Chairman of the National Economic Council, Larry Kudlow, at a Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis hearing about his previous predictions on the COVID-19 pandemic and the Great Recession in 2007. As the witness for the Minority side, Mr.