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December 10, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, in response to the publication of the conference report for the National Defense Authorization Act, Fiscal Year 2020 Representative Ro Khanna (D-CA) and Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) issued the following statement:

November 8, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Ro Khanna (CA-17) introduced the State-Based Universal Health Care Act, a landmark step toward empowering states to expand health coverage to every resident. Recognizing the unique position of American states to lead the push for universal health care, Rep.

November 7, 2019 Press Release

Lisbon, Portugal – This week, Rep. Ro Khanna, member of the House Oversight Committee and Congressional Representative for Silicon Valley, participated in the 2019 Web Summit in Lisbon, Portugal.

October 31, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Ro Khanna, member of the House Oversight Committee, issued the following statement immediately after the House vote to formalize the procedures for the impeachment inquiry.

October 29, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Khanna (CA-17) issued the following statement on PG&E causing thousands of residents to evacuate.

October 21, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Khanna introduced legislation which would mandate Congress direct OMB to require cybersecurity training for federal employees and include information on the risks of Internet of Things (IoT) devices, defined as everyday devices that connect to the internet. Some examples include internet connected home appliances, smart watches, and cars.

October 16, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC — Today, Rep. Khanna, of the House Armed Services Committee, issued the following statement in response to the House of Representatives’ vote on the bipartisan, bicameral resolution condemning President Trump’s reckless actions in Syria.

October 11, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC — Today, Rep. Khanna issued the following  statement in response to PG&E’s decision to shut power off for hundreds of thousands of customers across California.

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In The News

December 10, 2019 In The News

After House and Senate negotiators reached an agreement Monday on a massive annual military spending measure, Sen. Bernie Sanders and Rep. Ro Khanna condemned the bipartisan compromise as "a bill of astonishing moral cowardice" that will hand the Pentagon $738 billion in 2020 while doing nothing to end U.S. complicity in Saudi Arabia's assault on Yemen.

December 5, 2019 In The News

Rep. Ro Khanna (D–Calif.) is drafting legislation that would study the effects of FOSTA, the bipartisan "sex trafficking" bill that bans hosting any web content promoting prostitution. Since its passage in April 2018, a host of anecdotal evidence suggests that the law has had negative outcomes for sex workers, law enforcement, and online speech.

December 4, 2019 In The News

When a group of bills known as SESTA/FOSTA was introduced in early 2018, it garnered widespread bipartisan support. The bills were intended to curb online sex trafficking, a goal that was easy for lawmakers to get behind, and one that few wanted to be seen actively opposing. One of the few dissenting votes was from Rep. Ro Khanna, a Democrat from California.

November 27, 2019 In The News

As soon as next week, Democrats in Congress will have another chance to end U.S. participation in the brutal Saudi-led war in Yemen.

November 8, 2019 In The News

As presidential hopefuls campaign on a national “Medicare for all” system, a California congressman is pushing for a different path to universal coverage: letting the states go first.

November 1, 2019 In The News

Rep. Ro Khanna (D-Calif.) called for a public takeover of the investor-owned utility Pacific Gas & Electric Co. as anger mounts over widespread blackouts aimed at keeping electrical equipment from igniting wildfires. 

October 31, 2019 In The News

Rep. Ro Khanna, a Democrat from California, has called on Gov. Gavin Newsom to transform Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) into a customer-owned utility.

October 30, 2019 In The News

U.S. Rep. Ro Khanna, D-Fremont, on Tuesday called for "bold action," urging California to seize public ownership of PG&E amidst widespread wildfires throughout the state.

"This situation has been devastating for many people across California. Many are without power and homes have been destroyed by these fires," Khanna said in a statement from his office in Washington, D.C.

October 29, 2019 In The News

California Rep. Ro Khanna told CNBC on Tuesday the government should take control of PG&E as the nation’s largest utility puts millions of state residents in the dark in hopes of preventing more wildfires.

October 21, 2019 In The News

Silicon Valley’s lawmaker wants to make sure every federal employee knows how to securely interact with technology, including the internet-connected devices that are proliferating throughout the government.

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