Congressman Mike Honda

Representing the 17th District of California & Silicon Valley
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Jun 23, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Representatives Raúl M. Grijalva (D-AZ) and Michael Honda (D-CA) today led 33 Members of Congress in sending a letter to Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson expressing concern over the circumstances lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) immigrants face while held in detention centers under Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) custody.

Jun 22, 2015 Press Release
San Jose-Based FlexTech Alliance Would Lead DoD Flexible Hybrid Electronics Institute

Washington, D.C. –Congressman Mike Honda (D-Silicon Valley) led a letter to U.S. Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter, expressing support for San Jose-based FlexTech Alliance’s bid for a $200 million Manufacturing Innovation Institute with a statewide coalition of industry leaders, universities and trade associations to develop flexible hybrid electronics.

Jun 19, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. –Congressman Mike Honda (D-Silicon Valley) welcomed Patrick Vin of Cupertino to his Washington office to congratulate him on receiving the prestigious Congressional Gold Medal Award. Vin, as well as Juhi Dalal of Fremont, are recipients of the award this year.

Jun 17, 2015 Press Release
Honda’s bill will boost English language, US history and civics education at the state and local levels

Washington, D.C. – In honor of Immigrant Heritage Month, Congressman Honda (D-Silicon Valley) today introduced a bill to support state and local integration efforts for immigrants in the United States.

Jun 12, 2015 Press Release

Silicon Valley, Calif. – This Sunday, Congressman Mike Honda (D-Silicon Valley) will meet with Nobel Laureate Muhammad Yunus and attend The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE) event, “Social Innovation and Business Design” – A Talk by Prof. Yunus. 

Jun 11, 2015 Press Release
Honda: ‘We have a responsibility to our veterans’

Washington, D.C. - The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is launching a new Homeless Veteran Community Employment Services (HVCES) program to help former military personnel find stable, long-term employment.

Jun 11, 2015 Press Release
Through his seat on powerful committee Honda delivers $30 million

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Mike Honda (D-Silicon Valley) skillfully navigated the appropriations process to deliver $30 million in funding and to champion local priorities.

Jun 10, 2015 Press Release

San Jose, CA – In recognition of Philippine Independence Day, Congressman Mike Honda (D-Silicon Valley) convened a roundtable with 20 Filipino faith and community leaders to discuss issues important to the Filipino-American community, which comprises a significant percentage of the 17th District’s population.

Jun 9, 2015 Press Release
Honda Continues Legacy of Championing Full Funding for BART

Washington, D.C. – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Transportation, Housing and Urban Development Appropriations Bill for FY 2016 that included $150 to fully fund construction of the BART Silicon Valley Extension.

Jun 4, 2015 Press Release
Honda Works to Bring Silicon Valley’s Voice to Congress

Washington, D.C. – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Bill for FY 16, including key provisions that Congressman Honda (D-Silicon Valley) secured through his seat on a powerful committee.

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