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.
Good afternoon. I would like to provide a few updates on recent developments in Congress and share some important information.
Washington, DC – Today, Reps. Ro Khanna (D-CA), Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA), Anna Eshoo (D-CA), and Ryan Costello (R-PA) 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. economy.
Washington D.C. – Today, Rep. Ro Khanna (CA-17), with more than a dozen of his house colleagues, sent a letter to Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar, urging him to exercise his existing authority to use patented pharmaceuticals to help millions of Americans with hepatitis C access the expensive drug therapies they need.
Washington, DC – Rep. Ro Khanna, a member of the House Budget Committee, issued the following statement after the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) today released President Trump’s budget request for fiscal year 2019.
Washington, DC – Rep. Ro Khanna (CA-17) and Rep. Ralph Norman (SC-05) have introduced the Stop Congressional Retirees’ Accessing Perks (SCRAP) Act, H.R. 4981, a bill that would eliminate several unnecessary and costly perks for former members of Congress. Members of Congress receive a variety of benefits during their time in office.
QUEENS, NY – Today, House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) hosted Rep. Ro Khanna (D-CA), a leading progressive voice in Congress, in Queens and the Bronx. The congressmen spent the day visiting a range of local organizations, community leaders, and everyday New Yorkers.
Santa Clara, CA – Rep. Ro Khanna, issued the below statement in response to ICE raiding 77 businesses in Northern California.
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Silicon Valley’s representative, Ro Khanna (D-CA), has now formally requested that the House Energy & Commerce Committee invite AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson to appear before it and explain how his company’s retainer of Trump’s personal attorney in 2017 doesn’t constitute influence buying.
Life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness make for an awful Terms of Service contract. But Rohit “Ro” Khanna is adamant about pushing an Internet Bill of Rights. The freshman representative from California is the most noteworthy member of Congress you’ve never heard of. As he seeks reelection, that’s about to change.
Over the past two months, the progressive wing of the Democratic Party has made a rather dramatic leftward shift on several key issues, creating a new consensus around policies to the left of anything the Bernie Sanders or Hillary Clinton campaign proposed in 2016.
Starting this week, European regulators have been tasked with enforcing a sweeping new privacy law called the General Data Protection Regulation, or GDPR. And the U.S. Representative whose district includes the headquarters of Google and Apple says we need something like that, but not as extreme.
“The greatest challenge of our time,” Representative Ro Khanna of Fremont said, “is the concentration of economic opportunity by geography.”
Mr. Khanna, a 41-year-old patent lawyer, is a first-term congressman from the 17th District of California, in the heart of Silicon Valley. He’s a self-avowed tech junkie who’s drawn support from the industry’s top players.
IN THE WAKE of a bruising confirmation fight that highlighted new CIA Director Gina Haspel’s role in the U.S. torture program in the years after 9/11, the House of Representatives on Thursday voted to force a public accounting of the current U.S. role in torture prisons across the south of Yemen.
Lawmakers in the House are looking to restrain U.S. support for the Saudi-led military campaign in the Yemen civil war in an annual defense policy bill, so far filing at least nine amendments with that aim.
We caught up with Rep. Ro Khanna during a recent visit to his home district in the Silicon Valley. Rep. Khanna talks about his support for the Marijuana Justice Act, the Justice Department under Jeff Sessions and his favorite place to grab a cup of chai.
Democratic Congressman Ro Khanna, who represents Silicon Valley, is working on a bill aimed at boosting the middle class by tackling wage stagnation. The bill would massively expand the 'Earned Income Tax Credit' program, with refunds of up to $12,000 in some cases.
Bringing Silicon Valley principles to federal websites would make it cheaper for agencies to interact with citizens and give people a better outlook on their government, according to one lawmaker.