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August 31, 2017 Newsletter Archive

How is your summer going? Thank you for signing up to receive updates on things happening in our community and in Congress. Continue reading for news about your health care coverage, new education benefits for veterans, Silicon Valley innovation, and protecting our interests abroad.

August 10, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Rep. Ro Khanna (CA-17) is among the 64 members of the House of Representatives, who sent a letter to Secretary of State Rex Tillerson renouncing President Trump’s irresponsible approach with North Korea. The letter is a follow-up to one sent to President Trump in May.

August 8, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Rep. Ro Khanna (CA-17), a member of the House Armed Services Committee, issued the following statement on President Trump saying the U.S. will respond to North Korea threats with “fire and fury:”

August 3, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Rep. Ro Khanna (CA-17) issued the following statement in response to news reports that the Justice Department will prohibit affirmative action in the college admissions process.

July 31, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – As the U.S. Treasury Department authorized sanctions against the Maduro government in Venezuela today, Rep. Ro Khanna (CA-17) joins with other progressive members in Congress in calling for a diplomatic solution to solve the political and economic crisis the country.

July 28, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Rep. Ro Khanna (CA-17) issued the following statement after the Senate defeated the so-called “skinny” health care repeal bill in the early morning hours:

July 26, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC -- Today, Rep. Ro Khanna (CA-17) met with representatives from veteran’s groups and other lawmakers to discuss how to implement a new government pilot program to test how GI Bill can help veterans learn jobs skills to join the tech economy.

July 26, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Rep. Ro Khanna (CA-17) issued the following statement after President Donald Trump announced that transgender Americans will no longer be able to serve in the U.S. military:

July 26, 2017 Press Release

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. 

July 24, 2017 Press Release

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:

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August 30, 2018 In The News

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.

August 23, 2018 In The News

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.

August 20, 2018 In The News

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.

July 27, 2018 In The News

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.

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July 26, 2018 In The News

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.

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July 24, 2018 In The News

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. 

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July 23, 2018 In The News

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.

July 19, 2018 In The News

A massive group of House Democrats—totaling at least 70 members in all—signed onto the establishment of a Medicare for All caucus Thursday morning, signaling the increasing feasibility of the policy among members.

July 19, 2018 In The News

A bill meant to clear the way for public access to reports submitted to Congress is in danger of hitting a roadblock, government transparency advocates warned Thursday. 

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