San Francisco, CA – Today, Speaker Nancy Pelosi (CA-12) and Rep. Ro Khanna (CA-17) sent a letter to U.S.
Good afternoon. I would like to provide a few updates about recent developments in Congress and share some important information, particularly regarding the COVID-19 pandemic.
Congress Passes Three COVID-19 Stimulus Bills
Washington, DC – Responding to news that the w
Rural America will serve an integral role in saving lives and in our recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.
Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Ro Khanna (CA-17), joined by 19 Democratic U.S. Representatives, called for a national shelter-in-place order to combat the spread of COVID-19 across the United States of America. As the infection rate climbs and the strain on the American health care system worsens, the federal government cannot continue to slow-walk its response.
Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Ro Khanna (CA-17), along with co-leads Rep. Gil Cisneros (CA-39), Rep. Will Hurd (TX-23), and Rep. Paul Cook (CA-08), introduced legislation to ensure transitioning servicemembers, veterans, and their survivors have prompts and options in Spanish when calling the VA’s toll-free benefits number.
Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Ro Khanna (CA-17) and Rep. Tim Ryan (OH-13) commended the Administration’s support for a cash payments for working Americans, which the two Congressmen proposed last week.
IMPORTANT COVID-19 Update
Good morning. Below is an important update on the serious COVID-19 situation. Please follow all directives from local, state, and national health officials. Our community and our nation will make it through this, but it will require a collective effort from all of us.
Washington, DC – Today, Reps.
Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Ro Khanna (CA-17) and Rep. Tim Ryan (OH-13) proposed legislation to establish an emergency Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The bill would provide a check between $1,000 and $6,000 to every American who earned less than $65,000 last year. More than three-quarters of American workers would qualify for this tax relief.
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A growing number of states have implemented "shelter in place" orders in response to the coronavirus pandemic, ordering the closure of nonessential businesses and barring residents from making unnecessary trips. But some in Congress believe those closures should not just be ordered on a state-by-state basis, but on a federal level as well.
More than 60 Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives want the Trump administration to press Israel not to use American military equipment to demolish Palestinian homes.
Fremont Rep. Ro Khanna’s district has been one of the hardest hit in the country by the novel coronavirus.
Santa Clara County, which covers much of Khanna’s 17th Congressional District, reported 37 cases as of Monday, the most in California. There are at least 124 cases across the state.
ALMOST A YEAR after the Trump administration unsealed an indictment against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, two progressive members of Congress are trying to prevent a World War I-era secrecy law from being used to investigate and prosecute journalists for publishing classified information.
Danielle Polk used to work up to 13 hours per day, seven days a week, as a bank teller and a McDonald’s floor supervisor. She dreamed of finishing college, but thought she couldn’t afford to step away from the workforce to do it. “I was worried about the cost,” Polk, who’s now 22, recalls. “I was also worried about not having the time to actually attend.”
Nonbinary and intersex people could finally be able to obtain a passport that matches their gender identity under new legislation introduced Tuesday.
While filling out a passport application more than five years ago, Dana Zzyym didn’t want to lie. Instead of checking the box labeled “M” or “F” for gender, Zzyym — who is intersex and identifies as neither male nor female — wrote down an “X.”
Like a lot of job fairs on college campuses, the event that brought tech-industry recruiters to San Jose State University on Saturday featured plenty of eager students and company-branded swag: Amazon foam footballs, eBay water bottles and Salesforce socks.
The first week of February is set to be an eventful week in U.S. politics between the Iowa Caucus and the impeachment trail. But for Rev. Jethroe Moore III, tonight’s State of the Union address will mark the high point.
That’s because the San Jose-Silicon Valley NAACP president snagged an invite to the event as Rep. Ro Khanna’s (D-Fremont) guest of honor.
When people have a real chance to say what kind of world they want, they tend to tell similar stories: safety for themselves and their families, dignified work, health care. Viewed this way, there is something almost intuitive about many left ideas.