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Congressman Mike Honda

Representing the 17th District of California & Silicon Valley

Press Releases

Aug 27, 2014 Press Release
Joins Delegation to See Facilities, Meet US and Mexican Officials

Washington, DC – To gain a deeper, in-depth understanding of the immigration in-take process at the U.S.-Mexico Border, Congressman Mike Honda (D-Silicon Valley), along with a Congressional delegation, will tour border sites in McAllen, Texas, and meet with officials from both the United States and Mexico this Thursday, Friday, August 28-29.

Aug 20, 2014 Press Release

San Jose, CA – U.S. Reps. Zoe Lofgren (D- San Jose), Mike Honda (D- Campbell) and Anna Eshoo (D-Palo Alto) today announced nearly $1.2 million in federal funding for Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport.

Aug 1, 2014 Press Release
Congressman Honda’s act promotes increased use of recycled materials

Washington, DC – On Wednesday, July 30, Congressman Mike Honda (D-CA17) introduced the Land Based Marine Debris Reduction Act of 2014 (H.R. 5283).

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Jul 31, 2014 Press Release
Congressman Honda’s act changes how minorities are listed in schools; will improve programs, funding

Washington, DC – Congressman Mike Honda (D-CA17) today introduced the All Students Count Act of 2014, which will improve the quality of the data that schools, school districts, and states collect and use to determine student performance. This improved data will enable schools to better address the specific needs of various minority groups.

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Jul 31, 2014 Press Release
Congressman Honda’s act bans the sale and possession of new enhanced body armor

Washington, DC – Congressman Mike Honda (D-CA17) today introduced the Responsible Body Armor Possession Act of 2014, which allows law enforcement to respond to active shooters more effectively.

Jul 17, 2014 Press Release
Receives Award at Legacies of War 10th Anniversary Event

 

Congressman Honda receives traditional Laotian scarf

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Jul 10, 2014 Press Release

San Jose, CA – At Monday afternoon’s press conference at the Santa Clara County government building, Congressman Mike Honda (D-Silicon Valley), joined by Ryan Yezak from the National Gay Blood drive and Campbell Councilmember Evan Low, along with other officials, called on the FDA to end the lifetime ban that prevents gay and bisexual men from donating blood.

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Jun 30, 2014 Press Release
Letter to Japanese Ambassador asks for resolution to Comfort Women issue

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Mike Honda (D-CA17), along with 17 of his fellow representatives from both parties, on Friday sent a letter to Kenichiro Sasae, the Ambassador of Japan to the United States, calling the timing and contents of the Japanese government report on the Kono Statement about the sexual enslavement of over 200,000 women by the Japanese Army during World W

Jun 20, 2014 Press Release
Local students' paintings, drawings, and apps celebrated

San Jose, CAPaintings of California residents, a drawing spotlighting the horrors of war, and apps that help stop school bullying, tutor trigonometry, and locate lost baggage were all honored at Congressman Honda’s Inaugural Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math (STEAM) Reception in San Jose on Monday, June 16.

Jun 16, 2014 Press Release
Provides funding for treatment for descendants of veterans exposed to toxins; ties VA to National Birth Defects Registry

Washington, DC – Congressman Mike Honda (D-CA17) has introduced the Toxic Exposure Research and Military Family Support Act of 2014 (H.R. 4816), which ensures the descendants of veterans whose illnesses are related to exposure to toxins are covered by the Veterans Administration and the Department of Defense.

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