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April 30, 2019 Press Release
The SAFE TO DRIVE Act Would Create Grants To Support States’ Distracted Driving Prevention Programs

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi (IL-08), Congressman Mike Gallagher (WI-08), and Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) introduced the States Afforded Funding Extensions To Oppose Driving Recklessly In Vehicular Engagements (SAFE TO DRIVE) Act, which creates two supplemental grants for states to use for distracted driving prevention.

April 23, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, co-chairs of the Middle Class Jobs Caucus, Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi (D-IL) and Rep. Bryan Steil (R-WI), announced their caucus’ priorities for the 116th Congress. Steil is the new Republican co-chair while Krishnamoorthi has served as the Democratic co-chair since 2017 when he co-founded the caucus.

April 4, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Krishnamoorthi joined his colleagues in voting to pass a bipartisan long-term reauthorization of  the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA). VAWA provides crucial services for survivors of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking. The law had  expired on February 15, 2019 after multiple temporary extensions.

April 3, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi (IL-08) earlier this week became the first Hindu-American to preside over the US House of Representatives, as he oversaw floor debate from the Speaker’s chair.

March 28, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representatives Raja Krishnamoorthi (IL-08), Mike Quigley (IL-05), Tom Rice (SC-07), and Guy Reschenthaler (PA-14) introduced legislation to rename the Visa Waiver Program to the Secure Travel Partnership.

March 24, 2019 Press Release

SCHAUMBURG, IL – Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi issued the following statement in response to Attorney General Barr’s summary of the Mueller Report’s conclusions: 

March 22, 2019 Press Release

SCHAUMBURG, ILCongressman Raja Krishnamoorthi issued the following statement following today’s news that Special Counsel Robert Mueller has submitted his report detailing the comprehensive investigation into interference in the 2016 election:

March 15, 2019 Press Release

SCHAUMBURG, IL – Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi issued the following statement in response to the terror attacks on two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand which has already left 49 dead and more wounded:

March 14, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Reps. Raja Krishnamoorthi (D-Ill.), Paul Mitchell (R-Mich.), Elise Stefanik (R-NY), and Josh Harder (D-CA) introduced the bipartisan College Transparency Act to enable students and families to make more informed choices about education after high school.