Congressman Mike Honda

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

Jan 6, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – This week, Rep. Honda (D-Silicon Valley) applauds President Obama’s announcement that the Administration will take executive action to help reduce and prevent gun violence in America.  

Dec 28, 2015 Press Release

Rep. Mike Honda (D-Silicon Valley) issued the following statement about the Korea-Japan agreement on the issue of “comfort woman”:

Dec 18, 2015 Press Release
Believes spending bill overall supports Silicon Valley priorities

Washington, D.C. Congressman Mike Honda (D-Silicon Valley), Ranking Member of the Commerce, Justice, Science Appropriations Subcommittee, today voted for the Fiscal Year 2016 Consolidated Appropriations Act (Omnibus).

Dec 17, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. Congressman Mike Honda (D-Silicon Valley) introduced a resolution to the House of Representatives condemning violence, bigotry, and hateful rhetoric towards Muslim-Americans.

Dec 11, 2015 Press Release
Honda Continues to Lead Congress in Raising Awareness of Challenges Facing the Transgender Community

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Mike Honda (D-Silicon Valley), Chair of the Transgender Equality Task Force, along with all members of the task force, introduced a resolution “Expressing Support for Transgender Acceptance” to promote transgender acceptance, recognize the challenges facing the transgender community, and improve safety and opportunities for transgender people.

Dec 10, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. Congressman Mike Honda (D-Silicon Valley) hosted Syrian refugee Fadi Antar and his family during a briefing on Capitol Hill on Wednesday.

Dec 10, 2015 Press Release
Honda Continues to be Leading Champion for Education in Congress

Washington, D.C. – Today, President Obama signed into law the newly christened Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), including key components fought for by Congressman Honda (D-Silicon Valley).  Last week Honda joined a majority of U.S. Representatives in voting to pass the ESSA; it passed the Senate by a broad margin on Wednesday.

Dec 10, 2015 Press Release
#CodingCongress Event during Computer Science Education Week seeks to educate, engage Congress in Computer Science Education Issues

Washington, D.C. – Earlier today in his Washington office, Rep.

Nov 23, 2015 Press Release
Honda Continues His Fight to End Violence Against Women and Children Worldwide

United Nations, New York – Today, Congressman Honda, along with the other five founding co-chairs, launched the International Parliamentary Coalition for Victims of Sexual Slavery (IPCVSS). Honda has been a leader in ending violence against women and children worldwide, fighting for the victims of human trafficking.

Nov 19, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives voted 289-137 to pass H.R.


Press Contact

Chief of Staff Jennifer Van der Heide  | (202) 225-2631