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Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi

Representing the 8th District of Illinois

Press Releases

September 13, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi issued the following statement as Hurricane Florence approaches the Atlantic Coast, just over a year after his September 11, 2017, letter to Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Administrator Brock Long urging him to account for climate change impacts in the Risk MAP program and when drawing flood maps:

September 13, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi issued the following statement in response to reports that Federal Emergency Management Agency Administrator Brock Long is the subject of an ongoing Department of Homeland Security inspector general’s investigations into whether he misused government vehicles for personal commutes:

September 4, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Following reports of an impending Syrian and Russian military campaign to take the northwestern Syrian province of Idlib, Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi issued the following statement:

August 29, 2018 Press Release

ELGIN, IL – On Monday, Congressman Krishnamoorthi convened with more than fifty state and local education leaders, including Illinois School Superintendent Tony Smith and U-46 CEO Tony Sanders, to tour career and technical education (CTE) programs at Elgin High School and South Elgin High School.

August 27, 2018 Press Release

SCHAUMBURG, IL – Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi issued the following statement in recognition of the anniversary of the ongoing ethnic cleansing the Burmese military is committing against the Rohingya:

August 22, 2018 Press Release

SCHAUMBURG, IL – Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi of the Oversight Committee issued the following statement in the wake of former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort’s conviction on federal fraud charges and the guilty plea deal Michael Cohen, the President’s former lawyer, reached with prosecutors:

August 21, 2018 Press Release

SCHAUMBURG, IL – Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi issued the following statement in response to former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort’s convictions on federal bank and tax fraud charges:

August 18, 2018 Press Release

SCHAUMBURG, IL – Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi issued the following statement in response to the devastating flooding taking place in the Indian state of Kerala:

August 13, 2018 Press Release

SCHAUMBURG, IL – Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi of the Oversight Committee called on FBI Director Christopher Wray to assure Congress and the American people that former Special Agent Peter Strzok’s firing from the FBI, a penalty far in excess of the Bureau’s Office of Professional Responsibility’s recommendation, was not undertaken as political reprisal or at the urging of either the White Ho

August 12, 2018 Press Release
“Our Hard-Won National Commitment To Justice and Equality Allows No Compromise with Preachers of Hate”

SCHAUMBURG, IL – Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi issued the following statement on the anniversary of the 2017 white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, which led to the murder of Heather Heyer, and the ongoing white supremacist rally in Washington, DC:

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