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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.