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May 28, 2021 Press Release

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

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.

May 19, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, following new CDC guidance that fully vaccinated Americans can remove masks and resume normal activities, Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi announced the Nullifying Opportunities for Variants to Infect and Decimate  (NOVID) Act, an expansive coronavirus prevention program that will ensure Americans are not subject to another deadly surge of COVID-19

May 19, 2021 Press Release

WASHINTON, DC – Today, Congressman Krishnamoorthi questioned Mr. Robert G. Kramer, President and Chief Executive Officer, Emergent BioSolutions Inc., about his company’s decisions to provide him an excessive executive salary increase even though he did not successfully deliver the product agreed to in a taxpayer funded federal contracts negotiated by the Trump Administration.

May 17, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi reintroduced the bipartisan Animal Welfare Enforcement Improvement Act (AWEIA) to 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 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

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

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.