Washington, DC – Rep. Ro Khanna (D-Calif.) and Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) released the following statement on Senate passage of the 21st Century Integrated Digital Experience Act (IDEA) (H.R. 5759):
Washington, DC – Rep. Khanna of Silicon Valley released the below statement in light of Google CEO Pichai’s testimony today.
Good afternoon. I would like to provide a few updates about recent developments in Congress and share some important information.
Aftermath of the Wildfires
Washington, DC – Today, Representatives Ro Khanna (CA-17), Mark Pocan (WI-02), and Jim McGovern (MA-02), leaders of H. Con Res.
Santa Clara, Ca. – At a time when one in five American adults cannot afford to get the prescription medication they need, U.S. Rep. Ro Khanna (D-Calif.) and U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) announced they will introduce the Prescription Drug Price Relief Act at the start of the new Congress to significantly reduce prescription drug prices for Americans.
Washington, DC – Following the success of their campaign to raise wages at Amazon, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Rep. Ro Khanna (D-Calif.) launched a campaign Thursday to raise wages at Walmart and other large, profitable corporations that pay poverty-level wages.
Washington, DC – Rep. Khanna, with more than two dozen cosponsors, introduced today legislation to award the Congressional Gold Medal to civil rights icon Reverend James Lawson, who celebrated his 90th birthday this year.
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Sen. Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump are on the same page on drug pricing onceagain.
A bill released Tuesday morning by Sanders (I-Vt.) and Rep. Ro Khanna (D-Calif.) to reduce U.S. drug prices takes a cue from the president’s recent proposal to reduce Medicare drug costs — both proposals seek to lower U.S. drug costs by tying them to international prices.
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Rep. Ro Khanna (D-Calif.) on Tuesday unveiled a bill aimed at aggressively lowering drug prices by stripping monopolies from drug companies if their prices are deemed excessive.
Sanders has long railed against drug companies for their prices, and this bill is one of the most far-reaching proposals aimed at lowering them.
The problem with prescription drugs is simple: The U.S. government bestows long-term monopolies on pharmaceutical companies, immunizing them from the forces of market competition and public regulation. As a result, Americans shoulder the highest drug prices in the world while receiving significantly poorer public health outcomes than most of the developed world.
Even as the final votes are being tallied in the midterm elections, it’s clear that Democrats’ majority in the House next year will be a boon for the Bay Area’s congressional delegation.
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Rep. Ro Khanna (D-Calif.) on Thursday introduced legislation aimed at getting Walmart to pay its employees at least $15 an hour — the latest effort from progressives to push large companies to increase their wages and benefits.
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT), who has waged a relentless campaign against large corporations in an effort to raise wages for their workers, is now focusing attention on Walmart.
House Republicans killed a Democratic resolution on Wednesday which would have forced a floor debate over U.S. support for the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen.
The Senate on Thursday voted against an effort to block an arms sale to Bahrain — pitched by backers as a means of forcing the island nation to stop participating in the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen.
It was shot down by a majority of senators over concerns it would expose the United States to greater dangers in the Persian Gulf region.
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Civil rights legend James Lawson may soon have one of the nation’s highest civilian awards to add to the collection of honors for his integral role in shaping the tone and tenor of the U.S. Civil Rights Movement.