Washington, DC — Rep. Ro Khanna (CA-17) is kicking off the annual Congressional App Challenge for students in the 17th Congressional District. High school and middle school students who have an idea for an app are encouraged to apply.
Washington, DC – Rep. Ro Khanna (CA-17) made the following statement on the Democrats’ new economic agenda for the American people – A Better Deal: Better Jobs, Better Wages, Better Future:
Washington, DC – Rep. Ro Khanna (CA-17) issued the following statement on the news that the Senate GOP health care bill does not have enough votes for passage:
Santa Clara, CA — The Office of Congressman Ro Khanna is seeking applications from high school students who are interested in attending a U.S. service academy. A distinguished panel of military academy alumni and civic leaders will evaluate the applications for Rep. Khanna to nominate one individual for each vacant academy slot allotted to the 17th Congressional District.
Washington, DC – Rep. Ro Khanna (CA-17) issued the following statement in advance of tomorrow’s markup by the House Budget Committee of the House GOP’s FY 2018 budget resolution:
Washington, DC – Rep. Ro Khanna (CA-17) announced the formation of a new congressional caucus dedicated to limiting the influence of money in politics. The “NO PAC Caucus,” of which Rep. Khanna chairs, also seeks to prohibit contributions to members of Congress from Political Action Committees, or PACs. Other members of The NO PAC Caucus are Reps.
Washington, DC – During House Armed Services Committee markup of the fiscal year 2018 (FY 18) defense spending bill, commonly known as the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), Rep.
Washington, DC – This morning, Rep. Ro Khanna (CA-17) introduced an amendment to on H.R.2842, the Accelerating Individuals into the Workforce Act. It is a bill that will assist low-income individuals by helping some of our most needy Americans to enter the workforce and maintain their employment.
Washington, DC -- Rep. Ro Khanna (CA-17) issued the following statement on the Senate releasing their version to repeal the Affordable Care Act:
Washington, DC – Rep. Ro Khanna (CA-17) issued the following statement on President Trump signing an executive order to massively expand apprenticeship programs:
In The News
Conservative claims of political bias by social media platforms and increased bipartisan concerns about the oversize clout of big tech firms are fueling a new initiative by the U.S. Justice Department (DOJ).
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) on Wednesday introduced a Senate bill — the "Stop BEZOS Act" — that would require large employers such as Amazon.com and Walmart to pay the government for food stamps, public housing, Medicaid and other federal assistance received by their workers.
Democratic Rep. Ro Khanna said it would be a bad idea for President Donald Trump to get into a fight with Google after the president said the company treated him unfairly.
Khanna, whose district includes Silicon Valley, told Time it is a “dumb fight to pick.”
“The thing about Google, Facebook and Twitter is that everyone needs them including Trump,” Khanna said.
Two Democratic members of Congress are urging California Gov. Jerry Brown (D) to put a cap on any new fossil fuel projects and set a timeline for a hard stop on oil and gas extraction throughout the state.
Here’s the bad news: We can’t trust Silicon Valley to police itself. That has become abundantly clear from the many scandals involving Russian disinformation campaigns, Cambridge Analytica, Twitter bots, secret data breaches, Google geo-tracking and the like.
Here’s the other bad news: We can’t trust Washington politicians to police it, either.
Rep. Ro Khanna, a Democrat from Silicon Valley, has introduced an ambitious new bill that would offer work to virtually any American struggling with a long spate of unemployment—but whatever you do, don’t call his plan a job guarantee.
Even with record low unemployment and corporate profits increasing, workers are not feeling the love. Nearly three quarters of American workers are making less money this year than last, inflation adjusted median incomes have declined over the last 50 years, and housing prices have skyrocketed.
Progressive Democrats’ embrace of some kind of federal jobs guarantee program—harkening back to a policy prescription issued in President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s 1944 State of the Union address—got a boost on Tuesday in the form of a new House bill.
Across the country, people are increasingly anxious about election meddling. On July 13, Rod Rosenstein, the deputy attorney general, announced that special counsel Robert Mueller had indicted 12 members of Russia’s military-intelligence agency for their roles in the alleged hacking of the Democratic National Committee.