Good afternoon. I hope you and your loved ones are faring well during these trying times. There have been several developments in Congress I would like to share with you.
Mourning the Loss of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Washington, DC – Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), Member of Senate Armed Services Committee (SASC), and Rep.
Washington, DC – Amidst the latest Supreme Court fight, Rep. Ro Khanna (CA-17) will introduce the Supreme Court Term Limits Act to fundamentally reframe the power of our nation’s highest court.
Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Ro Khanna (D-CA) led a bipartisan group of thirteen Members of Congress in sending a letter to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) urging the agency to consider an expedited authorization and modified sensitivity standards for low-cost, rapid, in-home coronavirus tests.
Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Ro Khanna (D-CA) introduced the CHARGE Act (Charging Helps Agencies Realize General Efficiencies) in the U.S. House of Representatives in an effort to incentivize government agencies to purchase and utilize electric vehicles in their work.
Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Ro Khanna (D-CA) and Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) sent a letter to the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) inquiring about their efforts to keep prospective medical students safe as they take the Medical College Admission Test (MCAT). The letter raises concerns about recent reports of unsafe testing conditions and students contracting COVID-19.
Good afternoon. I hope you and your loved ones are faring well during these trying times. There are some recent developments in Congress and other important information I would like to share with you.
House Passes Delivering for America Act to Save USPS
Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Ro Khanna (D-CA) and Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) joined Lori Wallach of Public Citizen at a Netroots Nation at Home Conference for a virtual discussion on how decades of misguided trade and tax policy have hurt America’s economy and domestic production capabilities, how President Trump has failed to fix this crisis and why Democrats must do so.
Washington, DC – Today, Reps. Ro Khanna (CA-17) and Adam Schiff (CA-28) and sent a letter to House and Senate Leadership asking for the inclusion of mask-related provisions in an upcoming health and economic legislative package responding to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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