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Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi

Representing the 8th District of Illinois

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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:

December 15, 2018 Press Release

SCHAUMBURG, IL – Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi, Ranking Member of the Oversight Committee’s Subcommittee on Health Care, Benefits and Administrative Rules, issued the following statement in response to a district court decision in the Texas v. United States lawsuit striking down the Affordable Care Act, including its essential protections for people with pre-existing conditions:

December 14, 2018 Press Release

CHICAGO, IL – Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi and Cook County Board of Commissioners President Toni Preckwinkle convened an event with Senator Dick Durbin, US Representatives from the Chicago area, and Members of the Cook County Board of Commissioners to encourage health insurance enrollment through 

December 8, 2018 Press Release

SCHAUMBURG, IL – Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi of the Oversight Committee issued the following statement upon the release of previously confidential transcripts from yesterday's joint Oversight and Judiciary Committee interview with James Comey:

December 6, 2018 Press Release

SCHAUMBURG, IL – Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi of the Oversight Committee issued the following statement in response to the reports of election fraud in the race for North Carolina’s 9th Congressional District:

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