Legislation titled the Farmer Fairness Act ensures environmental liability for contract farmers also rightfully applies to wealthy corporations.
Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Ro Khanna (CA-17) and Rep. Mark Pocan (WI-02) introduced the Farmer Fairness Act. The bill would extend the environmental liability that Concentrated Animal Feeding Operation (CAFO) contract farmers are already subject to under the Clean Water Act to integrator companies.
Washington, DC – Today, by a vote of 251-170, the House of Representatives successfully passed the Rep. Ro Khanna (CA-17) and Rep. Matt Gaetz (FL-1) amendment to the annual National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) to prevent federal funds from being used for any military force in or against Iran without congressional authorization.
Washington, DC – Today, Reps. Ro Khanna (D-CA), Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA), Anna Eshoo (D-CA), Peter Welch (D-VT), Yvette Clarke (D-NY), Ben Ray Lujan (D-NM) and G.K. Butterfield (D-NC) introduced a bipartisan bill, the Measuring the Economic Impact of Broadband Act, to require the Bureau of Economic Analysis to conduct a study of the effects of broadband deployment and adoption on the U.S.
Santa Clara, CA – Today, Rep. Ro Khanna (D-CA) invited local labor leaders, union organizers, contractors, and technology executives to a compelling roundtable discussion on the future of labor in the digital economy.
Washington, DC – Today, Reps. Ro Khanna (CA-17) and Matt Gaetz (FL-1) released the following statement after Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer came to an agreement for the Senate to vote on Friday, June 28 on the Udall-Kaine-Paul-Lee amendment to prevent an unauthorized war against Iran.
Supported by Rep. Anthony Brown, House Foreign Affairs Chairman Eliot Engel, House Armed Services Chairman Adam Smith, House Rules Chairman Jim McGovern, Rep. Elissa Slotkin, Rep. Andy Levin, Rep. Anna Eshoo, Rep. Seth Moulton, Rep. Biggs, Rep. Jim Himes, and many others
Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Ro Khanna (CA-17), Rep. Matt Gaetz (FL-1), and 17 original cosponsors introduced an amendment to the annual National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) to prevent federal funds from being used for any military force against Iran without congressional authorization.
San Jose – On Tuesday June 18, as reported in the San Francisco Chronicle, Lam Le and Hiep Nguyen were granted temporary visas in order to provide life-saving medical bone marrow to their brother, Tu Le of San Jose, who is undergoing treatment for a rare form of blood cancer known as myelodysplastic syndrome.
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Washington, DC – Today, Representatives Ro Khanna (CA-17), Anthony Brown (MD-04), John Garamendi (CA-03), and Seth Moulton (MA-06) released the following statement after withdrawing an amendment to the FY20 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) to prohibit the Trump administration from putting the United States on the path to war with Iran without Congressional authorization.
Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Khanna of the HASC, Budget, and Oversight committees, introduced a series of amendments in the NDAA markup. A summary of the amendments is below: