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July 18th, 2016

PALO ALTO, Calif.—Congresswoman Anna G. Eshoo (CA-18) announced today the launch of the second annual official Congressional App Challenge, third for the 18th Congressional District. Established by the U.S. House of Representatives in 2013, this competition is a nationwide event that invites high school students from across the country to compete by creating and exhibiting […]

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June 14th, 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Rep. Anna G. Eshoo (D-Calif.), Ranking Member of the Communications and Technology Subcommittee, issued the following statement regarding today’s ruling by the United States Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit on the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) Open Internet Order: “This is a great day for all Internet users. Today’s ruling of […]

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June 9th, 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Rep. Anna G. Eshoo (CA-18) and Senator Edward J. Markey (D-MA) hosted a press conference today with leaders in support of the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) proposal to unlock the set-top box market. Also attending to call for the FCC to “unlock the box” were Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT); Rep. Mark Takano (D-Calif.); Robert […]

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Eshoo Introduces Legislation to Require Presidential Candidates to Release Tax Returns

June 7th, 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Anna G. Eshoo (CA-18) today introduced the Presidential Tax Transparency Act to require presidential nominees of major political parties to publicly disclose their previous three years of federal tax returns. Nominees would be required to file their returns with the Federal Election Commission within 15 days of receiving their party’s nomination. […]

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Eshoo Announces 18th District Winners of Congressional Art Competition

May 24th, 2016

Washington, D.C.— Congresswoman Anna G. Eshoo (CA-18) announced the 18th Congressional District winners of the Congressional Art Competition at a reception attended by students, parents and teachers on Saturday, May 21st at the Palo Alto City Hall. This year, Eshoo’s office received 65 student entries from 15 high schools from throughout her congressional district. 1st […]

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Eshoo, Farr, Speier release FAA Initiative feasibility study on airplane noise

May 16th, 2016

WASHINGTON – Reps. Anna G. Eshoo (CA-18), Sam Farr (CA-20), and Jackie Speier (CA-14) released the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) Initiative feasibility study to address the problem of increased airplane noise in Santa Cruz, Santa Clara, San Mateo and San Francisco counties. The FAA Initiative to Address Noise Concerns of Santa Cruz/Santa Clara/San Mateo/San Francisco […]

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Eshoo Introduces Bill to Improve Location Accuracy for 9-1-1 Calls

May 13th, 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Anna G. Eshoo (D-Calif.), Ranking Member of the Communications and Technology Subcommittee, and Co-Chair of the Congressional NextGen 9-1-1 Caucus introduced today the Requesting Emergency Services and Providing Origination Notification Systems Everywhere (RESPONSE) Act, which would require the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to complete a proceeding requiring all Multi-Line Telephone Systems to provide […]

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Eshoo, Farr, Speier Announce New Select Committee on South Bay Aircraft Noise

April 4th, 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C.—U.S. Representatives Anna G. Eshoo (CA-18), Sam Farr (CA-20) and Jackie Speier (CA-14) today announced the formation of the new Select Committee on South Bay Arrivals. The Select Committee will be comprised of 12 local elected officials and will build on the previous work of local stakeholders to develop regional solutions to address aircraft […]

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Eshoo Statement on State Department Genocide Designation

March 17th, 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Representative Anna G. Eshoo (D-Calif.) released the following statement after Secretary of State John Kerry determined the persecution of Christians, Yezidis, and Shiite Muslims in Iraq and Syria is genocide. “Today, the United States has taken decisive and historic action by asserting that the persecution of Christians, Yezidis, and Shiite Muslims by ISIS is […]

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