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Eshoo, Speier, Panetta Release FAA Initiative Update to Address Aircraft Noise Concerns of the Constituents of Congressional Districts 18, 14, and 20

July 26th, 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Reps. Anna G. Eshoo (CA-18), Jackie Speier (CA-14), and Jimmy Panetta (CA-20) released a further update of the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) response to recommendations made by the San Francisco Airport/Community Roundtable and the Select Committee on South Bay Arrivals. “The FAA released a further update to the recommendations of the […]

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Eshoo, Scalise Introduce Modern Television Act of 2019

July 25th, 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Anna G. Eshoo (D-Calif.) and House Republican Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) today introduced the Modern Television Act of 2019, a bill to repeal outdated regulations of the 1992 Cable Act, including retransmission consent and compulsory copyright license, to increase competition in the TV marketplace and to better address perennial broadcast TV blackouts. Watch […]

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Eshoo Votes to End Scourge of Robocalls

July 25th, 2019

House of Representatives Passes Bipartisan Stopping Bad Robocalls Act WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congresswoman Anna G. Eshoo (D-CA) voted for the bipartisan Stopping Bad Robocalls Act, legislation that will bring much needed relief to Americans affected by abusive robocall practices. Last year, Americans received an unfathomable 48 billion robocalls. “The American people have been bombarded by robocalls […]

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Eshoo Introduces Bill to Strengthen Wireless Networks to Withstand Wildfires and Disasters

July 18th, 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Congresswoman Anna G. Eshoo (D-CA) introduced the Wireless Infrastructure Resiliency during Emergencies and Disasters (WIRED) Act, legislation to allow states to require wireless companies to deploy resilient infrastructure in order for cellphone networks to better withstand disasters. Currently, states do not have the explicit authority to require companies to deploy wireless […]

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Eshoo Travels to Texas Detention Centers: “The Conditions are Inhumane”

July 17th, 2019

Congresswoman Eshoo Tours Texas Border and Speaks with Border Officials, Families, and Volunteers WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congresswoman Anna G. Eshoo (D-CA) travelled to McAllen and Brownsville, Texas this past weekend to tour the McAllen Border Patrol Processing Center and the Brownsville Port of Entry on Saturday, July 13th. Eshoo assessed firsthand the deterioration of care […]

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Eshoo and Scalise Call for an End to Nexstar-AT&T Blackout

July 16th, 2019

Bipartisan Duo Champion Marketplace Reform WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Congresswoman Anna G. Eshoo (D-CA) and Republican Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA) authored a letter to the CEOs of Nexstar Broadcasting and AT&T calling for an end to the ongoing broadcast blackout that has affected millions of Americans, including residents of California’s 18th Congressional District. In their […]

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House Health Subcommittee Passes 10 Bills to End Surprise Billing, Lower Health Care Costs, and Invest in Community Care

July 12th, 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee Chairwoman Anna G. Eshoo (D-CA) passed ten bipartisan bills this week. The bills address physician shortages and reauthorize important public health programs across the country, lower the price of prescription drugs by increasing transparency in the drug supply chain, and end the practice of surprise medical billing […]

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Eshoo Introduces Legislation Targeting Foreign Agents’ Propaganda

July 11th, 2019

Ahead of Mueller Testimony, Eshoo Legislation Requires Media Outlets to Disclose Source of State-Sponsored Programming WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Congresswoman Anna G. Eshoo (D-CA) reintroduced the Foreign Entities Reform Act of 2019 (FERA), which requires transparency of foreign-government backed propaganda distributed to American consumers. Last week, reported that RM Broadcasting, a Russian government supported […]

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Eshoo Kicks Off Fifth Annual Congressional App Challenge

July 8th, 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Anna G. Eshoo (CA-18) announced today the launch of the fifth annual Congressional App Challenge for the 18th Congressional District. Established by Congresswoman Eshoo and Congressman Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) in 2013, the competition is a bipartisan nationwide event that invites high school students from across the country to compete by creating and exhibiting […]

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Reps. Eshoo, Brooks and Sen. Casey Legislation Signed into Law by President

June 24th, 2019

‘PAHPA’ Combats Biodefense Threats WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, the President signed into law the Pandemic and All Hazards Preparedness and Advancing Innovation Act (PAHPA), authored in the House of Representatives by Reps. Anna G. Eshoo (D-CA18) and Susan W. Brooks (R-IN05) and in the Senate by Senator Bob Casey (D-PA). The law strengthens the country’s […]

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