Congressman Mike Honda

Representing the 17th District of California & Silicon Valley
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Oct 18, 2013 In The News
You've probably watched terrifying footage from Syria's protracted civil war. You may have read a gruesome account of the ongoing violence in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Or perhaps you scanned an online report of the devastation caused by the Sept.
Mar 28, 2013 In The News

For Honda, Peace Corps Helped Shape His Future in Public Service
Article ran in Roll Call

Mar 28, 2013 In The News

Rep Michael Honda and and Muhammed Chaudhry, president and CEO, Silicon Valley Education Foundation, San Jose, published the following op-ed in The Hill this week:

Mar 28, 2013 In The News

“While pharmacies and other fields are required to check for inventory, guns are not. As a result, the restrictive Tiahrt Amendments have allowed thousands of guns to cross our border or to be purchased illegally without any oversight. These guns are now killing innocent Americans and limiting investigations by authorities,” said Rep.

Mar 21, 2013 In The News

This week, the House of Representatives considered the Ryan Republican budget along with a number of alternatives offered by different caucuses within Congress, including the Democratic Caucus, the Congressional Progressive Caucus (CPC), the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC), and the Republican Study Committee. 

Feb 27, 2013 In The News

“The right to vote is the most basic tenet of our democracy.  We should be doing everything in our power to expand this right, not restrict it.  Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act stands at the very core of protecting ballot access for minorities, the elderly, and young people who have been, and continue to be, historically disenfranchised and shortchanged by inequitable systems.  Without this

Feb 20, 2013 In The News

WASHINGTON DC - Today, the League of Conservation Voters published their 2012 scorecard for environmental leadership.  Only eight members of the House of Representatives scored 100 percent on the LCV scorecard.

Jan 29, 2013 In The News

I applaud President Obama for his extraordinary leadership in this momentous effort to forge long overdue comprehensive immigration reform. Yesterday, a Senate bipartisan working group released an unprecedented set of core legislative principles to resolve our broken immigration system.


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