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Congressman Ro Khanna

Representing the 17th District of California

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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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July 18, 2017 Press Release

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:

July 18, 2017 Press Release

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.

July 18, 2017 Press Release

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:

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July 13, 2017 Press Release

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.

June 28, 2017 Press Release

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.

June 23, 2017 Press Release

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.

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June 22, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC -- Rep. Ro Khanna (CA-17) issued the following statement on the Senate releasing their version to repeal the Affordable Care Act:

June 15, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Rep. Ro Khanna (CA-17) issued the following statement on President Trump signing an executive order to massively expand apprenticeship programs:

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June 14, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – In a letter to French President Emmanuel Macron, Rep. Ro Khanna (CA-17) invited him to visit Silicon Valley to meet with U.S. tech leaders and congratulated the president his recent election win.

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October 17, 2017 In The News

As the Trump Administration and Congressional Republicans attempt to portray a tax plan slanted to the top 1 percent as “middle-class” tax relief, it’s worth asking what actual tax relief for American workers would look like.

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October 17, 2017 In The News

Rep. Ro Khanna (D-Calif.) is calling for the tech industry to "advance the common good" by expanding opportunities beyond Silicon Valley and pushing for greater political transparency online.

October 16, 2017 In The News

In California, raging wildfires fueled by climate change have killed at least 40 people, destroyed thousands of homes and businesses and scorched more than 200,000 acres—roughly the size of New York City. The fires are now the deadliest in California since record keeping began. At least 100,000 people have been forced to evacuate, with about 75,000 people still displaced.

October 16, 2017 In The News

President Trump campaigned on helping the little guy. His latest tax proposal, he says, is about helping the middle guy.

“It’s a middle-class bill,” Trump promised an audience of truckers last week.

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October 16, 2017 In The News

The U.S.-backed, Saudi-led war and naval blockade in Yemen has sparked a cholera epidemic that has become the largest and fastest-spreading outbreak of the disease in modern world history. There are expected to be a million cases of cholera in Yemen by the end of the year, with at least 600,000 children likely to be affected. The U.S. has been a major backer of the Saudi-led war.

October 15, 2017 In The News

If there’s been a single, clear, consistent foreign policy message that’s emerged from the last decade of U.S. elections, it’s simple: Voters are exhausted of open-ended, expensive, destructive, and unaccountable foreign wars. From President Bush’s “thumping” in the 2006 midterms to the resonance of retrenchment rhetoric from leaders ranging from Sen.

October 10, 2017 In The News

Imagine that the entire population of Washington State — 7.3 million people — were on the brink of starvation, with the port city of Seattle under a naval and aerial blockade, leaving it unable to receive and distribute countless tons of food and aid that sit waiting offshore.

October 10, 2017 In The News

The ongoing civil war in Yemen was instigated by the region’s major powers, with Iran on one side and a Saudi Arabia-led coalition of Persian Gulf states on the other. The fighting — especially airstrikes by Saudi and United Arab Emirates pilots — has devastated Yemen, one of the Arab world’s poorest nations. It has created what three U.N.

October 10, 2017 In The News

The Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) is widely considered the federal government’s most effective anti-poverty program. Sending tax refund checks to millions of low-income Americans every year, it helps people keep more of what they earn, and helps people stay working (and not claiming other benefits).

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