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April 13, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and Representative Ro Khanna (CA-17) unveiled a proposal for an Essential Workers Bill of Rights to protect frontline workers during the coronavirus pandemic. The lawmakers also called for the next coronavirus relief package to pass Congress to include the policies in the Essential Workers Bill of Rights. 

March 31, 2020 Press Release

San Francisco, CA – Today, Speaker Nancy Pelosi (CA-12) and Rep. Ro Khanna (CA-17) sent a letter to U.S.

March 31, 2020 Newsletter Archive

Good afternoon. I would like to provide a few updates about recent developments in Congress and share some important information, particularly regarding the COVID-19 pandemic.

Congress Passes Three COVID-19 Stimulus Bills

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Rural America will serve an integral role in saving lives and in our recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.

March 24, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Ro Khanna (CA-17), joined by 19 Democratic U.S. Representatives, called for a national shelter-in-place order to combat the spread of COVID-19 across the United States of America. As the infection rate climbs and the strain on the American health care system worsens, the federal government cannot continue to slow-walk its response. 

March 23, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Ro Khanna (CA-17), along with co-leads Rep. Gil Cisneros (CA-39), Rep. Will Hurd (TX-23), and Rep. Paul Cook (CA-08), introduced legislation to ensure transitioning servicemembers, veterans, and their survivors have prompts and options in Spanish when calling the VA’s toll-free benefits number.

March 17, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Ro Khanna (CA-17) and Rep. Tim Ryan (OH-13) commended the Administration’s support for a cash payments for working Americans, which the two Congressmen proposed last week.

March 17, 2020 Newsletter Archive

IMPORTANT COVID-19 Update

Good morning. Below is an important update on the serious COVID-19 situation. Please follow all directives from local, state, and national health officials. Our community and our nation will make it through this, but it will require a collective effort from all of us.

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January 30, 2020 In The News

The House voted on Thursday to approve a pair of measures intended to rein in President Donald Trump's ability to take military action against Iran, the latest effort by Democrats to reassert congressional authority amid simmering tensions with the country in the wake of a US strike that killed a top Iranian general.

January 30, 2020 In The News

The House on Thursday moved to block President Trump from taking military action against Iran without the approval of Congress, voting to repeal a 2002 war authorization and to bar him from using federal funds to mount an unauthorized strike against Tehran.

January 27, 2020 In The News

The assassination of Iranian General Qasem Soleimani put the United States dangerously close to all-out war with Iran. The U.S. and Iran avoided this outcome, for now, due in part to anti-war activism within the United States — like the religious leaders who called on Americans to pray for peace.

January 17, 2020 In The News

House members introduced bipartisan legislation on Thursday to improve the procurement process for federally funded construction projects.

January 7, 2020 In The News

 A new legislative proposal, crafted amid a brutal housing crisis in the Bay Area and beyond, would help ward off sales and replacements of mobile home parks that are being eyed as redevelopment sites.

December 18, 2019 In The News

Congressional Democrats filed a bill on Tuesday to study the safety of sex workers — an attempt to figure out if Congress’s own crackdown on sex trafficking websites has caused dangerous ramifications.

“As lawmakers, we are responsible for examining unintended consequences of all legislation,” Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren, a sponsor of the bill, said in a statement on Tuesday.

December 18, 2019 In The News

To combat the ills of the internet, federal lawmakers have increasingly focused on a decades-old law that shields tech companies like Facebook and YouTube from liability for content posted by their users.

December 17, 2019 In The News

Congress rarely passes major legislation with a bipartisan vote, but last year both parties agreed that sex work should no longer be promoted online. Experts and sex workers themselves warned that punishing sites that host prostitution ads would force the industry into dangerous shadows, but Congress ignored them. 

December 17, 2019 In The News

When Congress passed sweeping legislation aimed at curbing sex trafficking in 2018, one group was largely excluded from the debate: sex workers themselves.

December 17, 2019 In The News

On Tuesday, lawmakers put out a new proposal that would require the federal government to study how a pair of laws that targeted online sex trafficking broadly kicked sex workers off the internet last year.

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