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January 21, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Ro Khanna (D-Silicon Valley), three-term member of the House Armed Services Committee and Congressional Progressive Caucus Deputy Whip, delivered a floor speech ahead of the House vote to confirm retired Army General Lloyd Austin as the next Secretary of Defense.

January 15, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congressional Progressive Caucus Deputy Whip Rep. Ro Khanna (CA-17) joined Chair Pramila Jayapal (WA-07), Chair Emeritus Mark Pocan, (WI-02) Peace & Security Task Force Chair Barbara Lee (CA-13) in releasing the following statement on the Trump Administration’s decision to designate the Houthis as a Foreign Terrorist Organization:

December 23, 2020 Newsletter Archive

Happy holidays!

As 2020 comes to a close, I would like to highlight some of the work I have done in Washington, D.C. and the Bay Area over the past year to improve the lives of people in our district and across the country.

December 15, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC – Members of the Congressional Progressive Caucus (CPC), led by incoming Deputy Whip Ro Khanna (CA-17), CPC Chairwoman Pramila Jayapal (WA-07), and incoming Deputy Chair Katie Porter (CA-45), sent a letter to House and Senate leadership on Dec. 12th, calling for the inclusion of expanded Unemployment Insurance and other direct cash payments in any COVID stimulus deal.

November 30, 2020 Newsletter Archive

Good afternoon. I would like to provide a few updates about recent developments in Congress and share some important information.

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October 30, 2020 Newsletter Archive

Good afternoon. I would like to provide a few updates about recent developments in Congress and share some important information.

Status of COVID Relief

On October 1st, the House passed an updated version of the Heroes Act, a $2.2 trillion COVID-19 relief package. The package includes:

October 27, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Ro Khanna (CA-17) introduced a landmark jobs package to ensure the future of work is accessible to every American and that the U.S. leads the digital age. Khanna’s plan will create a Federal Institute of Technology (FIT), with approx.

October 18, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Ro Khanna (CA-17), Vice Chair of the Congressional Progressive Caucus and Member of the House Armed Services Committee, Rep. Jim McGovern (MA-2), Chairman of the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission, and Sen.

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In The News

December 1, 2020 In The News

When Congressman Ro Khanna introduced a resolution to end US support for the Saudi-led war in Yemen without the backing of congressional leaders in September 2017, it appeared more like a statement against the violence with a minimal chance of passing.

November 2, 2020 In The News

Rep. Ro Khanna, D-Fremont, introduced a bill aimed at expanding job opportunities in science and technology.

The 21st Century Jobs Act would allocate $900 billion over 10 years for research and development in emerging technologies, such as climate science, synthetic biology, artificial intelligence and advanced manufacturing.

November 2, 2020 In The News

Silicon Valley Congressman Ro Khanna, the representative of one of the more economically muscular districts in the history of the nation, has introduced sweeping legislation — the 21st Century Jobs Package — aimed at bringing communities left out of digital and technical jobs and wealth growth, now concentrated in places like San Francisco and Austin, Texas, to rural swaths of the United States

October 30, 2020 In The News

From natural disasters to a devastating pandemic, civil unrest and election security, National Guard and Reserve members face ever-increasing demands which can lead to injuries during service. But those same troops can struggle to access the benefits they've earned that their active-duty counterparts receive without the same challenges. 

October 28, 2020 In The News

As the Supreme Court swings further to the right and Joe Biden contemplates structural changes if he wins the presidency, a Bay Area congressman has introduced legislation that would expand the court and set term limits for new justices, without amending the Constitution.

October 28, 2020 In The News

Rep. Ro Khanna, D-Calif., introduced legislation this week in the House to make a massive $900 billion investment in science and technology to expand Silicon Valley jobs to America's heartland and to ensure the United States retains its technological edge over China.

October 27, 2020 In The News

Rep. Ro Khanna (D-Calif.) and several other House Democrats introduced legislation on Tuesday to invest in and train a technologically proficient workforce for the future.

October 27, 2020 In The News

A congressman representing Silicon Valley is proposing the creation of a federal agency and a new workforce-focused set-aside for federal contracting as part of a plan to invest in technology education and job opportunities in rural areas.

October 22, 2020 In The News

More than 100 Democrats in the Senate and House of Representatives, largely progressives, are calling on congressional leaders to take steps to prepare the United States for the next pandemic and mitigate racial disparities in U.S. health care.

October 21, 2020 In The News

Rep. Ro Khanna has one message for politicians who continue to suggest technology companies should give law enforcement agencies access to encrypted data: This is a power grab.

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