Washington, D.C. – Rep. Ro Khanna (CA-17) sent a letter to Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai today asking the agency to expand subsidized broadband Internet access through the Lifeline program. The letter was in response to the FCC revoking Lifeline Broadband Provider status to nine companies that provide broadband access to low-income households.
Washington, D.C. – Rep. Ro Khanna (CA-17) took to the House floor this evening to address the recent announcement made by Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai revoking Lifeline Broadband Provider status to nine companies that provide broadband access to low-income households.
On Wednesday, February 22 at 7:30 pm, Rep. Ro Khanna (CA-17) will hold a town hall meeting in Fremont at Ohlone College. He will discuss recent developments and current legislative activities in Congress and take questions from constituents in attendance.
Washington, D.C. -- California Congressman Ro Khanna -- one of just six lawmakers who refuses contributions from PACs and lobbyists -- issued the following statement on Neil Gorsuch's nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court and his record on money in politics.
Rep. Ro Khanna (CA-17) stated:
Washington, D.C. — Rep. Ro Khanna (CA-17) issued the following statement in response the executive order signed by President Trump today:
Washington, D.C. -- Today, Rep. Ro Khanna (CA-17) denounced the Trump Administration’s action to immediately halt all advertising and other outreach activities for the health care marketplaces by U.S. Department of Health & Human Services in the critical last few days of ACA Open Enrollment.
Washington, D.C. — Rep. Ro Khanna (CA-17) released the following remarks he will make on the House floor this morning on the need to keep the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and vote against the budget resolution around the health care law. These are as prepared.
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Washington, D.C. — Rep. Ro Khanna (CA-17) released the following remarks in advance of giving his inaugural floor speech as a member of the U.S. House of Representatives. At approximately 7:30 pm ET / 4:30 pm PT, he will address the need for reform in Congress, including a commitment to refuse political donations from PACs and lobbyists and instituting term limits for elected officials.
Washington, DC – Rep. Ro Khanna (CA-17) entered the following statement into the Congressional Record on H.Res. 11 – Objecting to United Nations Security Council Resolution 2334 as an obstacle to Israeli-Palestinian peace:
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It makes sense the congressional district that essentially created the Internet should lead the legislative effort to create a more equatable platform and protect the privacy of its users. That's why House Democratic Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi has tasked Rep. Ro Khanna to lead the effort.
U.S. Congressman Ro Khanna, of California’s 17th Congressional District will meet with WVU Tech and WVU representatives on Beckley’s campus Monday to discuss STEM education and industry in the state.
Rep. Ro Khanna (D-Calif.) discusses Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's appearance on Capitol Hill and what he wants to see for the future of data privacy and user protection.
Rep. Ro Khanna (D., Calif.) called for an Internet "bill of rights" similar to those in Europe during an appearance Wednesday on CNBC.
Khanna, whose California district includes Silicon Valley, said Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's appearances on Capitol Hill revealed a "knowledge gap" about social media among lawmakers.
U.S. Representative Ro Khanna, a California Democrat, says Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's testimony was long overdue. He speaks with Bloomberg's Emily Chang on "Bloomberg Technology."
Increased regulation in the technology sector would be good for Facebook but bad for its competitors, said Kevin Knight, former Team Lead of Facebook Creative Shop in New York.
California Sen. Dianne Feinstein was just a twelve-mile drive from Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif., when she fielded a question about what Washington is doing to protect America’s Democratic process from cyber attacks by foreign actors.
Rep. Ro Khanna, who represents Silicon Valley in the House, says he has spoken to Facebook officials and warned them that it is time to create an Internet Bill of Rights that includes the right to know your data, delete your data and transfer your data online.
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This coming week, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will sit before House and Senate committees. He'll be answering questions about how a conservative political firm improperly obtained data about up to 87 million Facebook users. The Cambridge Analytica scandal looks like it may be a tipping point when it comes to how the public and how politicians view social media.
Mark Zuckerberg will be headed to Washington. No one knows precisely when or to whom, but he himself has said he would be “happy” to testify.
That he has never been before Congress is one of those minor miracles that only technology companies seem capable of generating through their bulky “policy” (i.e. lobbying) teams and still considerable popularity.