Congressman Mike Honda

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

Oct 18, 2016 Press Release
The Council - created by Rep. Honda’s bill - consists of 11 human trafficking survivors

Today, the U.S. Advisory Council on Human Trafficking issued its first-ever report, which includes policy recommendations for the federal government to combat the global trafficking of persons.

Oct 17, 2016 Press Release
30 members of Congress joined Honda and Beutler in signing a bipartisan letter calling on the Department of Health and Human Services to enforce the Americans with Disabilities Act

Congressman Mike Honda and Congresswoman Jaime Herrera Beutler have called on the Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of Civil Rights (HHS OCR) to issue guidance on organ transplant discrimination with regards to persons with disabilities.

Oct 7, 2016 Press Release
The ‘right to rescue’ resolution calls on states to pass legislation providing legal immunity

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Mike Honda (D-Silicon Valley) has introduced a resolution that expresses Congressional support for protecting pets who are in imminent danger from being left in cars.

Oct 4, 2016 Press Release
Introduce a Bipartisan, Bicameral Resolution To Recognize October as “Filipino American History Month"

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Mike Honda (D-Silicon Valley) and Senator Mazie Hirono (D-Hawai'i), today announced a bicameral and bipartisan resolution to recognize October 2016 as ‘‘Filipino American History Month.” Hawai’i, which Sen.

Oct 3, 2016 Press Release
Legislation would encourage U.S. programs to address increased rates of violence against marginalized women due to race, ethnicity, gender and/or sexual identity, and socioeconomic status around the world

Washington, DC – Congressman Mike Honda (D-Silicon Valley) has introduced a resolution calling for official U.S. recognition of November 25, 2016 as International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women.

Sep 28, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Mike Honda (D-Silicon Valley) and Congressman Ed Royce (R-Orange County), today, jointly introduced a bill to award the Congressional Gold Medal to Norman Yoshio Mineta, the former

Sep 13, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON — The American Association of University Women (AAUW) Action Fund has released its 2015–16 scorecard of congressional action on issues critical to women and their families.

Aug 17, 2016 Press Release

Fremont, CA – Congressman Mike Honda (D-Silicon Valley) held a town hall event to discuss social security during which he announced plans to introduce a bill to "scrap the cap.” The event was organized this week to commemorate social security’s 81st anniversary on Sunday.

Jul 20, 2016 Press Release
Congressman Mike Honda released the following statement on the untimely passing of Rep. Mark Takai (HI-01) who died today at the age of 49.

"I am deeply saddened by the passing of my friend Rep. Mark Takai. It has been an honor to work with him, as a fellow Nikkei. He came to Washington with great excitement and expectations which motivated his desire to dedicate himself to meaningful service as he had in the Hawai’i State House of Representatives and the National Guard.

Jul 15, 2016 Press Release
Subcommittee that determines funding priorities for labor, health and education-related agencies declined amendments to protect transgender rights, overturn the ban on federal gun violence research and implement a green goods and services program.

Washington, DC – Upon conclusion of business by the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, Congressman Mike Honda (CA-Silicon Valley) expressed disappointment by the lack of passage of important amendments.


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