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May 17, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – In response to President Biden’s announcement that the United States would share at least 20 million more COVID-19 vaccine doses with other nations by the end of next month, Congressman Krishnamoorthi issued the following statement:

May 14, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi (D-IL) issued the following statement in response to the news that Committee on Homeland Security Chairman Bennie G.

May 13, 2021 Press Release
The Amendment would prohibit the Postal Service from slowing mail-delivery or decreasing service standards

WASHINGTON – Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi issued the following statement in response to the House Oversight Committee’s passage of his amendment to the Postal Service Improvement Act which included the provisions of the Delivering Envelopes Judiciously On-time Year-round Act, or DEJOY Act, which would maintain the quality of USPS service:

May 13, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi (D-IL) introduced the bipartisan Partnership for American Jobs Act alongside Congressman Dan Meuser (R-PA). This bill would create a new Department of Education grant program for public media organizations to promote local educational and workforce opportunities through public media stations, which reach 99% of the American population.

May 12, 2021 Press Release
Mr. Miller’s Response Was Insufficient And His Actions Merit Further Investigation By The DOD

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi (D-IL-08) questioned former Acting Secretary of Defense Christopher Miller on his involvement in responding to the January 6th, 2021 Capitol insurrection. Mr.

May 11, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi, Chairman of the Oversight Subcommittee on Economic and Consumer Policy which holds jurisdiction over the Department of Education, announced more than $1.26 billion in emergency funding for students, colleges, and universities across Illinois through the American Rescue Plan.

May 11, 2021 Press Release
Illinois’ state and local governments are set to receive the first in series of COVID-19 aid payments which will total more than $14 billion across the state, more than expected


May 10, 2021 Press Release
IARPA initiative was established through the SEMI Act which Krishnamoorthi and Rep. Chris Stewart authored and incorporated into FY21 Intelligence Authorization Act

SCHAUMBURG, IL – Today, Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi (D-IL-08) hailed the launch by the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA) of a new initiative for early-stage next-generation microelectronics research in support of artificial intelligence.

May 7, 2021 Press Release

SCHAUMBURG, IL – Today, Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi announced his plan to reintroduce the bipartisan Animal Welfare Enforcement Improvement Act (AWEIA) this month. The legislation would improve Animal Welfare Act (AWA) enforcement by strengthening the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA’s) licensing process for animal dealers and exhibitors.

May 7, 2021 Press Release
Congressman Krishnamoorthi builds off recent progress in the fight against youth vaping and nicotine addiction with today’s bill introduction

SCHAUMBURG, IL – In light of Congressman Krishnamoorthi’s recent success in pushing the Food and Drug Administration to ban the sale of menthol-flavored cigarettes, he is continuing his work to end the youth vaping epidemic today by reintroducing the END END