Washington, DC – Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) and Rep. Ro Khanna (D-CA) today introduced the Water Affordability, Transparency, Equity and Reliability (WATER) Act of 2018, which would provide clean and safe drinking water to millions of people while creating nearly a million jobs.
Washington, DC – Congressman Ro Khanna (CA-17) and Congressman David N. Cicilline (RI-01) are leading more than 50 House Republicans and Democrats in pushing for the U.S. Department of State to exert diplomatic pressure on Ukraine and Poland for recent in incidents of state-sponsored Holocaust denial and anti-Semitism.
Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Ro Khanna issued the below statement following the selection of John Williams for New York Federal Reserve Bank, noting the lack of transparency in NY Fed Bank search process.
Good afternoon. I would like to provide a few updates on recent developments in Congress and share some important information.
Steve Kerr comes to Newark Memorial to talk gun violence
Washington, DC – It is time for Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) President Joseph Kabila to respect his country’s constitution and accept the upcoming elections on December 23rd. Since his second and final term ended in 2016, he has held on to power and delayed elections.
Washington, DC -- As the Senate is expected to debate S.J. Res. 54, a resolution to force the first-ever Senate debate and vote to remove U.S. Armed Forces from unauthorized hostilities, Rep. Khanna, member of the House Armed Services committee and sponsor of H.Con.Res. 81, a resolution closely resembling the Senate version, issued the following statement:
Washington, DC – Today, in response to increasing workplace violence in health care facilities across the nation, Rep. Ro Khanna introduced the Health Care Workplace Violence Prevention Act. According to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics analysis, 52 percent of all incidents of workplace violence in 2014 involved workers in the health care and social assistance industry.
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Rep. Ro Khanna (D-Calif.) discusses Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's appearance on Capitol Hill and what he wants to see for the future of data privacy and user protection.
Rep. Ro Khanna (D., Calif.) called for an Internet "bill of rights" similar to those in Europe during an appearance Wednesday on CNBC.
Khanna, whose California district includes Silicon Valley, said Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's appearances on Capitol Hill revealed a "knowledge gap" about social media among lawmakers.
U.S. Representative Ro Khanna, a California Democrat, says Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's testimony was long overdue. He speaks with Bloomberg's Emily Chang on "Bloomberg Technology."
Increased regulation in the technology sector would be good for Facebook but bad for its competitors, said Kevin Knight, former Team Lead of Facebook Creative Shop in New York.
California Sen. Dianne Feinstein was just a twelve-mile drive from Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif., when she fielded a question about what Washington is doing to protect America’s Democratic process from cyber attacks by foreign actors.
Rep. Ro Khanna, who represents Silicon Valley in the House, says he has spoken to Facebook officials and warned them that it is time to create an Internet Bill of Rights that includes the right to know your data, delete your data and transfer your data online.
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This coming week, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will sit before House and Senate committees. He'll be answering questions about how a conservative political firm improperly obtained data about up to 87 million Facebook users. The Cambridge Analytica scandal looks like it may be a tipping point when it comes to how the public and how politicians view social media.
Mark Zuckerberg will be headed to Washington. No one knows precisely when or to whom, but he himself has said he would be “happy” to testify.
That he has never been before Congress is one of those minor miracles that only technology companies seem capable of generating through their bulky “policy” (i.e. lobbying) teams and still considerable popularity.
A little-noticed provision in the 2,232-page government spending bill passed last week bans U.S. arms from going to a controversial ultranationalist militia in Ukraine that has openly accepted neo-Nazis into its ranks.
Tech policy issues could drive decision-making at the polls in 2018, Rep. Ro Khanna (D-Calif.), whose district includes Silicon Valley, told Bloomberg Law.
“Net neutrality is a voting issue, especially for young folks,” Khanna said.