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.
Santa Clara, CA – In response to the release of the Nuclear Review Posture, Rep. Ro Khanna of the House Armed Service Committee issued the below statement:
WASHINGTON, DC - Rep. Ro Khanna responds to President Trump's State of the Union Address.
Washington, DC – Representatives Carolyn B.
In The News
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT), who has waged a relentless campaign against large corporations in an effort to raise wages for their workers, is now focusing attention on Walmart.
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Rep. Ro Khanna (D-Calif.) on Thursday introduced legislation aimed at getting Walmart to pay its employees at least $15 an hour — the latest effort from progressives to push large companies to increase their wages and benefits.
House Republicans have officially blocked a vote on a resolution that would end all U.S. military support to the Saudi Arabia-led-coalition in Yemen’s ongoing war.
5 BURNING QUESTIONS ON HQ2 — Amazon officially ended one of the tech sector’s long-running mysteries Tuesday by unveiling Crystal City in Virginia and the Queens borough of New York as the locations for its next headquarters. But questions remain about how the HQs will affect the two regions, how the company’s larger presence in Washington will factor in politically, and more.
REPUBLICAN LEADERS IN the House of Representatives undercut a bipartisan effort to end U.S. involvement in Yemen by sneaking a measure that would kill an anti-war resolution into a vote about wolves.
LAGUNA BEACH, Calif.—While Silicon Valley companies face increased scrutiny over the role they play in elections and the propagation of false or biased news, politicians and industry insiders at a Wall Street Journal conference said there should be limited regulation of the industry.
On October 30, the United States called for the Yemen war to end within a month’s time.
But in the two weeks since, Saudi Arabia’s coalition has intensified its attacks on a critical rebel-held city — closing the short-lived window to end to the brutal four-year conflict.
If the mayor of a city is its best representative, then Dallas has a broken heart. “We don’t like to lose. This does not make us happy,” Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings said at a press conference Tuesday, referencing Amazon’s decision not to select his city as a location for its second headquarters.
On the first day of their post-election lame-duck session, House Republicans decided to block a vote on whether the US should support Saudi Arabia in its war on Yemen, three congressional sources say.
WASHINGTON ― Republican leadership in the House of Representatives moved Tuesday evening to quash a bill that would end U.S. support for the brutal Saudi-led military campaign in Yemen.