Bill Creates Forum for Survivors to Advise Congress
Washington, DC – Continuing his promotion of the modern progressive agenda, Congressman Mike Honda (D-Silicon Valley) today introduced legislation to ensure that the experiences and lessons of survivors of human trafficking are heard by policymakers, Survivors of Human Trafficking Empowerment Act.
Joins Energy and Water Development, continues on Commerce, Justice and Science
Washington, DC –Congressman Mike Honda (CA-17), a senior member of the House Appropriations Committee, was named to the following Appropriations subcommittees for the 114th Congress: Commerce, Justice and Science; and Energy and Water Development. Congressman Honda has been on the Commerce, Justice and Science Subcommittee since 2007.
Obama 2012 Program Allowed Her to Stay in U.S.
Washington, DC – Congressman Mike Honda (D-Santa Clara) will be joined by Claudia Flores, an immigration rights activist and Congressional fellow who was allowed to stay in the United States thanks to the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program (DACA), at tonight’s State of the Union Address.
Bills Regulate Body Armor, Homemade and Home-Assembled Weapons as Part of Modern Progressive Agenda
Washington, DC – Continuing his promotion of the modern progressive agenda, Congressman Mike Honda (D-Silicon Valley) today introduced three bills that will increase public safety and aid law enforcement by protecting Americans against the threat of gun violence.
Same constituent services will be provided from new location
Focus on Educational Equity, Expanded Pre-K, Resources for Teachers and Schools
Washington, DC – Today’s announcement by U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan of his plans for a new version of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) included several ideas that come from For Each and Every Child, a report from the Excellence in Education Commission that was established by Congressman Mike Honda (D-CA17).
Promotes Innovative Companies as Part of Modern Progressive Agenda
Washington, DC – Hitting the ground running, Congressman Mike Honda (D-Silicon Valley) today introduced four bills that are designed to help start-up and small businesses as they work to further expand Silicon Valley’s innovation economy.
Trip included meetings with U.S. & Korean business leaders, Korean officials, U.S. troops ~
Will meet with senior political and business leaders, US troops
San Jose, CA – Congressman Mike Honda (D-CA17), at the invitation of the government of the Republic of Korea and in accordance with the provisions of the Mutual Education and Cultural Exchange Act, will meet with senior business and government leaders of that country as part of a five-day trip between December 17 and 21.
Campaign finance, Wall Street regulation changes to blame
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Mike Honda (D-CA17) today voted against the combined Continuing Resolution and Omnibus spending agreement, the “Cromnibus,” because it would weaken Wall Street regulations and increase the influence of big donors in elections.
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