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Congressman Mike Honda

Representing the 17th District of California & Silicon Valley

Press Releases

Feb 5, 2015 Press Release
Legislation Would Enhance Global Competitiveness by Investing in a “STEM Master Teacher Corps”

Washington, DC—Today, U.S. Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) and Rep. Mike Honda (D-Calif.) introduced a key bill to help prepare students across the country for jobs in today's economy by investing in educators who teach science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) curriculum.

Feb 5, 2015 Press Release
Bills Call for More Explicit Data, Offer a Solution to Struggling Schools

Washington, DC – Continuing his promotion of the modern progressive agenda, Congressman Mike Honda (D-Silicon Valley) on Wednesday introduced legislation to improve elementary and secondary education in America by improving the quality of student test data that is collected, and by offering a new model for struggling schools to turn themselves around.

Feb 3, 2015 Press Release
Bill Would Prevent Any Team Trademarking Name Offensive to Native American Groups

Washington, DC – Continuing his promotion of the modern progressive agenda, Congressman Mike Honda (D-Silicon Valley) today introduced legislation to prevent sports teams from using a derogatory slur for Native Americans as their nickname, The Non-Disparagement of Native American Persons or Peoples in Trademark Registration Act.

Jan 27, 2015 Press Release
Bills Help Fund STEM Research, Create Grants for Education/Research Parternships

Washington, DC – Continuing his promotion of the modern progressive agenda, Congressman Mike Honda(D-Silicon Valley) today introduced legislation to increase the availability and quality of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) education for students across the nation.

Jan 22, 2015 Press Release
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

Jan 22, 2015 Press Release
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.

Jan 20, 2015 Press Release
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.

Jan 14, 2015 Press Release
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.

Jan 12, 2015 Press Release
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).

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