Washington, DC – In early October, Reps. Ro Khanna (D-CA), Thomas Massie (R-KY), Mark Pocan (D-WI), and Walter Jones (R-NC), introduced a bipartisan resolution, H.CON.RES.81, to stop U.S. military participation in Saudi Arabia's war against the Houthis in Yemen.
NEW YORK, NY — Today, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12) and Congressman Ro Khanna (CA-17) joined student leaders and advocates to seek new ways to tackle the inadequate sexual assault reporting processes currently employed on college campuses nationwide.
I want to provide a few updates on the past month in Congress and share some important information from my office.
Washington, DC – Rep. Ro Khanna, member of the House Budget Committee, issued the following statement on passage of the GOP’s FY 2018 Budget Resolution, which allows Republicans to fast-track tax cuts to millionaires and large corporations:
Washington, DC – Today, a bipartisan bill was introduced in the House of Representatives to provide military veterans greater access to apprenticeship training programs following their service. The Veteran Apprenticeship and Labor Opportunity Reform (VALOR) Act, led by Reps.
Washington D.C. – Today, Reps. Ro Khanna (CA-17) and Carolyn Maloney (NY-12) sent a letter requesting the House Judiciary Committee to convene a hearing addressing nonconsensual condom removal, commonly known as “stealthing.”
Washington, D.C. – Rep. Khanna issued the following statement in celebration of Filipino American History Month:
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A group of House Democrats penned a letter to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday asking him to condemn far-right Brazilian presidential frontrunner Jair Bolsonaro.
The lawmakers, led by Rep. Ro Khanna (D-Calif.), cited concerns for "rising threats to democracy, human rights and the rule of law in Brazil" in making their request.
More than a dozen House Democrats are urging Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to condemn Brazil’s far-right presidential candidate for encouraging political violence, showing a lack of commitment to democracy and attacking minority communities.
The Federal Reserve has two jobs. Unfortunately, over the past few decades, it's been doing one of them quite poorly: Ensuring unemployment remains low and wage growth high.
Rep. Ro Khanna (D-Calif.) thinks this is an issue Democrats should take on. And this afternoon he's releasing a bill to get the ball rolling.
Members of Congress are raising the alarm about the potential for a violent crackdown in Brazil, as the country hurtles toward the second round presidential vote on October 28.
Often the most critical parts of major legislation are the most boring. For those of us working to bring government into the digital age, the bipartisan 21st Century Integrated Digital Experience Act, known as the 21st Century IDEA Act, is an incredibly important piece of legislation which gets the big things right. Its downside is that it’s not boring enough.
It’s no secret that the situation in Yemen is grim. The numbers are repeated in press reports and diplomatic statements ad nauseam: likely tens of thousands of civilian casualties; more than a million cases of cholera over the past year; 8 million people in danger of facing starvation, 5 million of them children; 22 million in desperate need of humanitarian assistance.
Google, Facebook Inc. and other online companies can expect greater scrutiny and possibly legislation from a Democratic-led Congress, a Silicon Valley lawmaker close to the party leadership said.
With Democrats expecting to take back the House in November, party leadership has been quietly assembling a laundry list of policies they intend to highlight—and investigations they plan to launch—as soon as the speaker’s gavel is handed back to Nancy Pelosi.
If Democrats win the House of Representatives in November, they'll be pushing for sweeping consumer privacy protections, including making it so you'd have to opt in to data collection and also ensuring net neutrality.