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Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi

Representing the 8th District of Illinois

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January 23, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC — Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi today led the Illinois Democratic Delegation featuring Representatives Schakowsky, Kelly, Lipinski, Foster, Bustos, Rush, Underwood, Quigley, García, Schneider, Casten and Davis in a letter to Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker questioning what the Department of Justice is doing to safeguard life-saving programs that protect survivors of do

January 16, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi was appointed by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to serve on the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence (HPSCI), which is tasked with overseeing the activities and budget of the 17 intelligence agencies of the United States.

January 14, 2019 Press Release

SCHAUMBURG, IL – Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi (IL-08) led a press conference this morning at O’Hare International Airport highlighting the human cost of the government shutdown, which is now in its 24th day, and calling for the government to be reopened.

January 10, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi released the following statement in response to President Trump’s tweet claiming he’d freeze FEMA funding to address the California wildfires:

January 10, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC -  Last night, Congressman Krishnamoorthi joined his colleagues in passing the FY 2019 Department of the Treasury and IRS appropriations bill to ensure Illinois families will receive their tax refunds on time and in full.

January 7, 2019 Press Release

SCHAUMBURG, IL – Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi has requested that his salary from January 1st through the remainder of the shutdown be withheld, delaying his pay until the government reopens in solidarity with workers who aren’t being paid while also donating his pay from the December portion of the shutdown to local charities.

January 3, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi was sworn into the 116th Congress on Thursday afternoon by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi for his second term in the U.S. House of Representatives and issued the following statement:

December 24, 2018 Press Release

SCHAUMBURG, IL – Congressman Krishnamoorthi issued the following statement in response to new developments threatening the nation's and Illinois' economies as a result of the government shutdown predicated on President Trump's demand for a border wall that was supposed to be paid for by Mexico in the first place:

December 21, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Krishnamoorthi released the following in response to the impending shutdown of the federal departments of Justice, Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, State, Interior, Treasury, Commerce, Agriculture, and Homeland Security:

December 19, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Krishnamoorthi released the following statement regarding the Assad regime’s reported execution of Layla Shweikani, a 26-year-old Chicago-native providing humanitarian relief to Syrian civilians who died in the regime’s custody on December 28, 2016:

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