Congressman Mike Honda

Representing the 17th District of California & Silicon Valley
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Press Releases

Aug 28, 2015 Press Release
New Public-Private Partnership Will Build a New Manufacturing Innovation Institute

Silicon Valley, Calif. – Today, Congressman Mike Honda (D-Silicon Valley) and Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter announced the latest Manufacturing Innovation Institute in Silicon Valley. The institute brings together over $150 million in private funding with $75 million from the Department of Defense (DoD) to bring to market Flexible Hybrid Electronics.

Aug 20, 2015 Press Release

It is time to change the narrative with Iran and give peace a chance.  Reviewing and ultimately supporting the proposed Iran nuclear deal has been one of the most substantial foreign policy decisions I have faced in Congress.  

Aug 14, 2015 Press Release

San Jose, Calif. – U.S. Reps. Zoe Lofgren (CA-19) and Mike Honda (CA-17) today announced over $2.5 million in federal funding for Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport.

Jul 31, 2015 Press Release
Honda’s Bill will Ensure that Cost of Living Adjustments for Social Security and Other Retirement Programs Accurately Reflect the Expenses Unique to Older Americans

Washington, D.C.– This week, Congressman Mike Honda (D-Silicon Valley) introduced the CPI-E Act of 2015, or H.R. 3351.

Jul 28, 2015 Press Release
Honda’s Resolution Calls for Unambiguous Apology to the ‘Comfort Women’ of WWII

Washington, D.C.– Today marks the eighth anniversary of Mike Honda’s (D-Silicon Valley) H.Res. 121 that calls on the Government of Japan to formally and unambiguously apologize to the ‘comfort women’ of WWII and amend their history books to recognize their wartime history and mistakes of their past.

Jul 23, 2015 Press Release
Honda Seeks Pentagon Apology and Reparations from the VA

Washington, D.C.– Congressman Mike Honda (D-Silicon Valley) led a bipartisan group of lawmakers to call on the Department of Defense to apologize for race-based chemical weapons testing on American service members during WWII. During the war, the U.S.

Jul 20, 2015 Press Release
Discusses Trade, Intellectual Property Rights, International Investment

Los Angeles, Calif. – Last week, Congressman Mike Honda (D-Silicon Valley)  met privately with Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou to discuss issues of importance to Silicon Valley, Taiwan, and Taiwanese-Americans.

Jul 20, 2015 Press Release
Honda Champions Workers’ Right to Get Fair Pay

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Mike Honda (D-Silicon Valley) and 143 of his colleagues wrote to President Obama in strong support of a proposed action to strengthen overtime standards to make sure that workers receive fair pay.

Jul 17, 2015 Press Release
Bill Includes several of Honda’s Provisions to Improve Public Education in the United States

Washington, D.C.– Today, Congressman Mike Honda (D-Silicon Valley) praised the Senate for passing the Every Child Achieves Act, a bi-partisan bill to fix the No Child Left Behind law. The bill contains a number of Congressman Honda’s legislative ideas for improving our nation’s education systems.

Jul 17, 2015 Press Release
Letter Led by Reps. Honda, Polis, Quigley, and Sánchez

Silicon Valley, Calif.


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