Washington DC – Today, Rep. Ro Khanna (CA-17), Chairwoman Carolyn Maloney (NY-12), and Rep. Susan Davis (CA-53) released the following joint statement on the GAO’s release of the Approaches and Strategies Used in College Campus Surveys on Sexual Violence.
Washington, DC – Responding to news that the Trump Administration fired Jennifer Santos, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Industrial Policy and the point person at the Pen
Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Ro Khanna (CA-17) announced the introduction of the House companion to the Farm System Reform Act, previously introduced by Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) in the Senate.
Washington, DC – Today, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) and Rep. Ro Khanna (CA-17) unveiled the Emergency Medical Supplies Procurement Act to mobilize the federal government to close the gap in the production of health care equipment.
Good afternoon. I would like to provide a few updates about recent developments in Congress and share some important information.
Appointment to White House Reopening America Advisory Council
Washington, DC – Today, Representative Ro Khanna (CA-17) and Senator Edward J. Markey (D-MA) announced the introduction of legislation that bars President Donald Trump from waging an unauthorized armed conflict against North Korea.
Washington, DC – Today, Representative Ro Khanna (CA-17), United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), and over 50 additional members sent their proposal for an Essential Workers Bill of Rights to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (CA-12), Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (CA-23), and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY).
Washington, DC – Today, Representative Ro Khanna (CA-17) released the following statement following the first Advisory Council conference call with President Trump:
Washington, DC – Today, Representatives Ro Khanna (CA-17) and Tim Ryan (OH-13) introduced the Emergency Money for the People Act to provide additional cash payments for hard-working Americans who have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. While the CARES Act was an important first step, its one-time payment does not provide nearly enough support for American families.
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Rep. Ro Khanna, who represents Silicon Valley, has been on a personal mission since entering Congress in 2017 to bring the tech success from his wealthy California district to Middle America.
Rep. Ro Khanna on Thursday introduced legislation to overhaul the nation's agricultural system including by tackling massive corporate consolidation and enacting a moratorium on factory farms.
Representative Ro Khanna (D.-CA) recently laid down some new rules for the Pentagon budget: Fund public health over weapons; freeze defense programs at current levels; resist Senate pressure to cave on House priorities; and develop a “modern, expansive definition of national security that includes the risk of pandemics and climate change.”
Two of the most progressive members of Congress are introducing legislation on Monday to mobilize the federal government to purchase or manufacture more personal protective equipment (PPE), as lawmakers ponder next steps in responding to the continued fallout of the coronavirus pandemic.
As Congress begins crafting its fourth coronavirus stimulus package, Silicon Valley Rep. Ro Khanna and Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren have proposed an Essential Workers Bill of Rights to help protect laborers on the frontlines of the crisis.
Over 80 million taxpayers have already received stimulus checks, however, it could be months before all stimulus checks have been issued. In the meantime, millions of Americans are out of work and there is no definitive timeline for businesses to reopen and the economy to get back on track.
The United States should use funding to prevent China from taking over international bodies like the World Health Organization, Rep. Ro Khanna (D-Calif.) told his constituents on Thursday.
Bay Area-based U.S. Rep. Ro Khanna, D-Santa Clara, teamed up with Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Massachusetts, on Monday to propose a federal “Essential Workers Bill of Rights,” demanding that frontline healthcare workers, federal and state workers, grocers, pharmacists and janitors be covered in the next Covid-19 coronavirus federal stimulus package.
Microsoft created a chatbot that makes COVID-19 healthcare systems more efficient, and the CDC is using it. Apple designed, and is shipping, a new type of face shield for healthcare workers. IBM is loaning supercomputing power to scientists and universities who are trying to understand the spread of the virus.
In this edition of CPI Talks we have the pleasure of speaking with U.S. Representative Ro Khanna, of California’s 17th Congressional District.
Thank you, Representative Khanna, for sharing your time for this interview with CPI.