Washington, DC – Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) and Rep. Ro Khanna (D-CA) today introduced the Water Affordability, Transparency, Equity and Reliability (WATER) Act of 2018, which would provide clean and safe drinking water to millions of people while creating nearly a million jobs.
Washington, DC – Congressman Ro Khanna (CA-17) and Congressman David N. Cicilline (RI-01) are leading more than 50 House Republicans and Democrats in pushing for the U.S. Department of State to exert diplomatic pressure on Ukraine and Poland for recent in incidents of state-sponsored Holocaust denial and anti-Semitism.
Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Ro Khanna issued the below statement following the selection of John Williams for New York Federal Reserve Bank, noting the lack of transparency in NY Fed Bank search process.
Good afternoon. I would like to provide a few updates on recent developments in Congress and share some important information.
Steve Kerr comes to Newark Memorial to talk gun violence
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.
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The recent confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court and Republicans’ 2016 stonewalling of Merrick Garland have upended liberals’ view of the Supreme Court as a protector of key constitutional rights. Now, progressives are starting to talk about how to challenge the power of the sitting Supreme Court.
U.S. Rep. Ro Khanna (D- Calif.) introduced a legislation to award the Congressional Gold Medal to civil rights icon the Rev. James Lawson, who celebrated his 90th birthday this year.
The legislation was introduced on November 14 with more than two dozen co-sponsors.
The problem with prescription drugs is simple: The U.S. government bestows long-term monopolies on pharmaceutical companies, immunizing them from the forces of market competition and public regulation. As a result, Americans shoulder the highest drug prices in the world while receiving significantly poorer public health outcomes than most of the developed world.
Even as the final votes are being tallied in the midterm elections, it’s clear that Democrats’ majority in the House next year will be a boon for the Bay Area’s congressional delegation.
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Rep. Ro Khanna (D-Calif.) on Tuesday unveiled a bill aimed at aggressively lowering drug prices by stripping monopolies from drug companies if their prices are deemed excessive.
Sanders has long railed against drug companies for their prices, and this bill is one of the most far-reaching proposals aimed at lowering them.
Sen. Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump are on the same page on drug pricing onceagain.
A bill released Tuesday morning by Sanders (I-Vt.) and Rep. Ro Khanna (D-Calif.) to reduce U.S. drug prices takes a cue from the president’s recent proposal to reduce Medicare drug costs — both proposals seek to lower U.S. drug costs by tying them to international prices.
House Republicans killed a Democratic resolution on Wednesday which would have forced a floor debate over U.S. support for the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen.
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.
The Senate on Thursday voted against an effort to block an arms sale to Bahrain — pitched by backers as a means of forcing the island nation to stop participating in the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen.
It was shot down by a majority of senators over concerns it would expose the United States to greater dangers in the Persian Gulf region.