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Congressman Ro Khanna

Representing the 17th District of California

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February 28, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC - Rep. Ro Khanna (CA-17) issued the following statement on President Trump's address to Congress this evening:

February 24, 2017 Press Release

SAN JOSE, CA – Rep. Ro Khanna (CA-17) released the following statement:

“My condolences go out to the families of the men involved in this senseless incident of violence in Kansas City. Any act of violence fueled by hatred and xenophobia and prejudice cannot be tolerated. I have faith in local and federal law enforcement to justly investigate this shooting as a hate crime.”

February 23, 2017 Press Release

 Washington, DC – Rep. Ro Khanna (CA-17) released the following statement on the Trump Administration rescinding guidance on how Title IX protects transgender students from discrimination.

February 23, 2017 Press Release

SAN JOSE, CA – Rep. Ro Khanna (CA-17) released the following statement on Uber’s recent sexism allegations.

February 22, 2017 Press Release

SAN JOSE – Rep. Ro Khanna (CA-17) released the following statement in response to the flooding in San Jose and mandatory evacuation orders.
 

February 13, 2017 Press Release

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.

February 7, 2017 Press Release

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.

February 7, 2017 Press Release

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.

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In The News

September 9, 2017 In The News

San Jose says it might be interested in making a pitch to become Amazon’s second home, but not all Silicon Valley officials are on board.

September 8, 2017 In The News

Where would be the patriotic place for Amazon to put its enormous new office complex?

September 7, 2017 In The News

Indian-American lawmakers have criticised US President Donald Trump for scrapping an amnesty programme that granted work permits to immigrants who arrived in the country illegally as children, saying the consequences of the decision will be "devastating".

Issues:
September 7, 2017 In The News

Amazon is hoping to snag some sweet tax credits wherever it decides to construct its newly announced plans for a second corporate headquarters.

But one of Silicon Valley’s leading representatives in the U.S. Congress doesn’t think the e-commerce company actually deserves them — in his California district or anywhere else.

September 6, 2017 In The News

Silicon Valley has long preferred to remain aloof from national politics, but the Trump era has altered that stance.

September 5, 2017 In The News

President Trump was quick to toss away the hottest of political issues Tuesday, telling Congress it’s now up to lawmakers to decide the fate of the nearly 800,000 young people who could face deportation with the end of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.

Issues:
September 4, 2017 In The News

A messy, public brawl over a Google critic’s ouster from a Washington think tank has exposed a fissure in Democratic Party politics. On one side there’s a young and growing faction advocating new antimonopoly laws, and on the other a rival faction struggling to defend itself.

August 31, 2017 In The News

To hear President Donald Trump tell it, the United States’ tax burden is a major impediment to economic growth. In a speech in Springfield, Missouri, on Wednesday, Trump framed his plan to dramatically lower corporate and individual tax rates as a coup for ordinary Americans, whose pay has stagnated in the past four decades.

Issues:
August 28, 2017 In The News

While Republicans were trying and failing to repeal Obamacare, Democrats in Congress were quietly lining up behind a single-payer health plan that, as written, would fundamentally reshape American health care for every single person in the country.

August 23, 2017 In The News

It was standing room only at a town hall meeting at the Berryessa Community Center in San Jose.

Democratic Congressman Ro Khanna was asked about health care, the possibility of a government shutdown, and the Iran Deal.

One woman asked a timely question about historical statues.

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