Congressman Mike Honda

Representing the 17th District of California & Silicon Valley
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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.

Jul 15, 2016 Press Release
Honda leads bipartisan, bicameral effort of Congress to recognize quarter century anniversary of the Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellowship

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Mike Honda (D-Silicon Valley) yesterday introduced a resolution honoring the Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellowship Program, celebrating its 25th anniversary this Congress.

Jul 12, 2016 Press Release
State and Foreign Operations Funding Provides for Strengthening Anti-Trafficking Measures, Initiatives for Increasing Women’s Role in Peace Making Measures, Drought and Lifesaving Measures for Ethiopia and Peace Corps Funding

Washington, DC – Congressman Mike Honda (D-Silicon Valley) has obtained key funding for several initiatives that will help ensure that the United States maintains a role fighting for international peace and prosperity. The State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs committee passed proposals that include funding advocated for by Honda.

Jul 11, 2016 Press Release

华盛顿特区 - 美国众议员迈克·本田(加州硅谷,民主党)正在敦促国会通过一项让全国的小型企业更加方便地得到融资的法案。

Jul 11, 2016 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – El Congresista Mike Honda (D - Silicon Valley, California) ha pedido al Congreso aprobar una legislación que ampliaría un programa que da a las pequeñas empresas en todo el país un más fácil acceso al capital.

Jul 11, 2016 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – U.S. Rep. Mike Honda (D-Silicon Valley, Calif.) is calling on Congress to pass legislation that would expand a program that offers easier access to capital for small businesses around the country.

Jul 1, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – With the goal of further bolstering American domestic innovation, two bills filed by Mike Honda (D-Silicon Valley) are being highlighted as part of House Democrats’ “Make it In America” plan.


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