Washington, DC – Representatives Ro Khanna (CA-17) and Beto O’Rourke (TX-16) introduced The No PAC Act today. The bill would prohibit members of Congress and those running for a U.S. House or Senate seat from accepting contributions from a political action committee, other than that of the candidate’s. It would also prohibit the establishment of leadership PACs.
Washington, DC – Rep. Ro Khanna (CA-17) issued the following statement on Speaker Paul Ryan canceling a vote on the bill that would repeal the Affordable Care Act:
Washington, DC – Rep. Ro Khanna (CA-17) sent a letter today to the Defense Department Inspector General asking for an investigation into the business practices of aerospace company, TransDigm Group. Recent news reports indicate that TransDigm may be operating as a “hidden monopolist” and more information must be made available to the public on the company’s business practices.
The U.S. economy is moving from the industrial to the digital age. We are seeing transformation in how technology impacts our homes and businesses. We communicate more rapidly and frequently than ever.
Washington, DC – Rep. Khanna made the following statement on the need to preserve health care for all Americans. You can also read the statement on the congressman’s Medium account:
Washington, DC – Rep. Ro Khanna (CA-17) issued the following statement on the White House’s release of its budget blueprint:
Washington, DC – House Budget Committee Member Rep. Ro Khanna (CA-17) will participate in a hearing today on the Republican’s replacement bill for the Affordable Care Act.
Washington, DC – Rep. Ro Khanna (CA-17) made the following statement on the Congressional Budget Office issuing a score for the Republican’s American Health Care Act:
Washington, D.C. -- Rep. Ro Khanna (CA-17) took to the House floor today and introduced legislation that would require the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) to provide a score to the Republican's Affordable Care Act replacement bill before it is considered by the House Committees on Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means, or Rules.
Washington, DC - Rep. Ro Khanna (CA-17) issued the following statement on the Republican bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act:
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