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Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Ro Khanna (D-CA) led a bipartisan group of thirteen Members of Congress in sending a letter to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) urging the agency to consider an expedited authorization and modified sensitivity standards for low-cost, rapid, in-home coronavirus tests.
Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Ro Khanna (D-CA) and Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) sent a letter to the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) inquiring about their efforts to keep prospective medical students safe as they take the Medical College Admission Test (MCAT). The letter raises concerns about recent reports of unsafe testing conditions and students contracting COVID-19.
Presumptive Democrat presidential nominee Joe Biden is urging governors to implement mask mandates to stop the spread of the coronavirus.
“Every single American should be wearing a mask when they’re outside for the next three months at a minimum,” he said during a Thursday news conference in Delaware.
Biden said wearing masks could save an estimated 40,000 lives. The former vice president called on Americans to “be a patriot” and protect one another from getting sick.
Washington, DC – Today, Reps. Ro Khanna (CA-17) and Adam Schiff (CA-28) and sent a letter to House and Senate Leadership asking for the inclusion of mask-related provisions in an upcoming health and economic legislative package responding to the COVID-19 pandemic.
One Silicon Valley legislator said the federal government urgently needs to update its information technology systems — especially as it deals with the COVID-19 crisis.
Washington, DC – As COVID-19 infections continue to surge across America and nearly 30 states impose public mask-wearing requirements, Rep. Ro Khanna (CA-17), Sen.
A mask in every mailbox — that’s what Rep. Ro Khanna wants to make reality under a new proposed law.
The Fremont Democrat and Sen. Bernie Sanders, a Vermont independent, have introduced legislation that would respond to the surge in coronavirus cases by distributing three “high-quality,” reusable face masks to all Americans through the Postal Service, for free. The bill would also provide medical-grade N95 masks to health care workers at no cost.
Washington, DC – Today, Representative Ro Khanna (CA-17), member of the House Oversight Committee, and Representative Steve Cohen (TN-09), Chairman of the Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights and Civil Liberties, sent a letter to Attorney General Bill Barr calling on the Department of Justice to adopt serious internal reforms in an effort to bolster protections for its own civil rights division.