Congressman Mike Honda

Representing the 17th District of California & Silicon Valley
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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.

Jul 16, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – From voting rights to financial reporting, the almost eight million Americans who live overseas are often adversely impacted by federal policies that fail to consider their unique circumstances. That has Reps. Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) and Mike Honda (D-CA), of the Americans Abroad Caucus, concerned.

Jul 15, 2015 Press Release
Students are elected leaders among over 5,000 California DECA Members

Washington, D.C.– This week, Congressman Mike Honda (D-Silicon Valley) met with high school California State Officers of DECA, a student organization that focuses on career and technical education for high school and college students.

Jul 14, 2015 Press Release
Jeff Milbourne, Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellow, Receives Prestigious Presidential Award

Washington, D.C.– Congressman Mike Honda (D-Silicon Valley) today congratulated his Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellow, Jeff Milbourne, for receiving the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching. This award is the nation’s highest honor for teachers of mathematics and science.  

Jul 10, 2015 Press Release
Group Discusses the Importance of Investing in Development Efforts to Stem the Tide of Trafficking

Washington, D.C. – This week, Congressman Mike Honda (D-Silicon Valley) met with Minister of Foreign Affairs Mr. Hugo Martinez and Ambassador Francisco Altschul of El Salvador.

Jul 9, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Reps. Mike Honda (D-Silicon Valley) and Tom Cole (R-Okl) introduced the Sandra Day O’Connor Civic Learning Act to promote civic education. Currently, there is insufficient direct federal support to help develop innovative and effective approaches to engage students in learning about our democracy.

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