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Eshoo Introduces Bill to Protect Consumers from Unwanted Robocalls and Texts

March 4th, 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Anna G. Eshoo (D-Calif.), Ranking Member of the Communications and Technology Subcommittee, has introduced legislation to protect anyone with a federal loan (student loans, mortgages, veterans loans, farming loans) from unwanted robocalls and texts, specifically to their mobile phones. The Help Americans Never Get Unwanted Phone calls (HANGUP) Act rescinds a recently enacted […]

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Eshoo, Thompson Introduce Bill to Bring Tax Relief to Middle Class Homeowners

March 3rd, 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C.—U.S. Representatives Anna G. Eshoo (CA-18) and Mike Thompson (CA-5) introduced today the Helping Our Middle-Income Earners (HOME) Act, which would allow homeowners making up to $115,000 in annual income to deduct up to $5,000 in community association fees from their federal tax liability. “The HOME Act recognizes that millions of middle class homeowners […]

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Eshoo Statement on Apple Court Order

February 26th, 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Anna G. Eshoo (D-Calif.), Ranking Member of the Communications and Technology Subcommittee, released the following statement: “The San Bernardino tragedy has produced a major issue brought forward by the FBI and the response of Apple to the government’s demand. The FBI wants access to what may or may not be stored on the […]

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Eshoo Bill to Permanently End Internet Access Tax Signed Into Law

February 24th, 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Anna G. Eshoo (D-Calif.), Ranking Member of the Communications and Technology Subcommittee, released the following statement after the President signed into law bipartisan legislation to place a permanent moratorium on Internet access taxes paid by consumers (not to be confused with online sales tax legislation). Eshoo was the lead House Democrat of the […]

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Eshoo Announces 18th Congressional District Winner of Congressional App Challenge

February 24th, 2016

PALO ALTO, Calif.—At an award ceremony at Palo Alto City Hall, Congresswoman Anna G. Eshoo (CA-18) announced that Castilleja School’s Heejung Chung, Claire Huang and Aimee An were chosen the first place winners of the 2016 Congressional App Challenge for the 18th Congressional District. Their winning app Mezzo, according to its creators, “reduces food waste […]

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Eshoo: FCC TV Set-Top Box Proposal Brings Much Needed Competition and Consumer Choice

February 18th, 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Anna G. Eshoo (D-Calif.), Ranking Member of the Communications and Technology Subcommittee, applauded the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) 3-2 vote today in favor of a proposal to open up the TV set-top box marketplace to competitive alternatives. The vote today commences a comment period for stakeholders. “When competition exists, consumers win because they […]

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Eshoo Leading Congressional Support for FCC Set-Top Box Proposal

February 16th, 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Anna G. Eshoo (D-Calif.), Ranking Member of the Communications and Technology Subcommittee, is leading congressional support for an anticipated Federal Communications Commission (FCC) vote this week on a new proposal that would open up the set-top box marketplace to competitive alternatives. In a letter to the FCC today, Eshoo and 12 of her […]

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Eshoo Releases Findings of Tribal Land Broadband Access Report

February 3rd, 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Anna G. Eshoo (D-Calif.), Ranking Member of the Communications and Technology Subcommittee, released today the findings of a new report on broadband access in Tribal Lands of the United States. The U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) report commissioned by Eshoo and seven other Members in June 2014 makes recommendations to improve broadband access […]

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Eshoo Launches 2016 Congressional Art Competition in California’s 18th Congressional District

February 3rd, 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Anna G. Eshoo (D-Palo Alto) announced today this year’s district-wide Congressional Art Competition to discover and celebrate talented high school artists and their work. “Creativity and freedom of expression are bedrock American values,” Eshoo said. “That’s why for the last 30 years the Congressional Art Competition has recognized and encouraged artistic talent among […]

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Eshoo: Consumers Gain Options in TV Set-Top Box Market with Proposed FCC Action

January 27th, 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Anna G. Eshoo (D-Calif.), Ranking Member of the Communications and Technology Subcommittee, issued the following statement regarding the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) announcement that it will undertake new rules to promote competition in the television set-top box market: “Set-top boxes are a clunky piece of equipment that pay-TV customers are cornered into renting […]

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