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Eshoo, Brooks Legislation Heads to President’s Desk

June 4th, 2019

‘PAHPA’ Combats Biodefense Threats WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, the House of Representatives passed bipartisan legislation, the Pandemic and All Hazards Preparedness and Advancing Innovation Act (PAHPA), authored by Reps. Anna G. Eshoo (D-CA18) and Susan W. Brooks (R-IN05) to strengthen the country’s existing preparedness and response programs. The bill now heads to the President’s desk […]

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Eshoo, Lofgren Reintroduce Legislation To Protect Work Authorizations

May 29th, 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Representatives Anna G. Eshoo (CA-18) and Zoe Lofgren (CA-19) reintroduced the H-4 Employment Protection Act, legislation prohibiting the Trump Administration from revoking an Obama-era rule that extends work authorization to certain spouses of H-1B visa holders, including thousands of immigrants in Silicon Valley. This week, the Trump Administration announced plans to overturn […]

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Eshoo Holds Legislative Hearing on ℞ Price Transparency and Lower Prices

May 21st, 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Health Subcommittee Chairwoman Anna G. Eshoo (D-CA) held a hearing on bipartisan legislative proposals to improve drug supply chain transparency for consumers and reduce costs for low-income Medicare beneficiaries. “Our Subcommittee held a hearing earlier this month to follow the money in the drug supply chain, and instead of answers, we found […]

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Eshoo Reintroduces Three Bills to Expand Broadband Access

May 16th, 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Congresswoman Anna G. Eshoo (D-CA) reintroduced three bills during Infrastructure Week to expand access to broadband. “Broadband access is an integral part of today’s modern infrastructure and it is as essential to our economy as the roads and bridges that connect us,” Eshoo said. “These three bills will cut down on […]

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Eshoo, Shimkus Introduce Bipartisan Legislation To Fund And Improve 9-1-1 Systems

May 15th, 2019

Legislation Included in Energy and Commerce Infrastructure Bill WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Representatives Anna G. Eshoo (CA-18) and John Shimkus (IL-15), Co-Chairs of the Congressional NextGen 9-1-1 Caucus, introduced the Next Generation 9-1-1 Act to accelerate federal efforts to modernize the nation’s aging 9-1-1 systems. “Communications have changed dramatically since the first 9-1-1 call was […]

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House Passes Eshoo’s Bipartisan Legislation To Address Drug Pricing

May 10th, 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. House of Representatives passed the bipartisan Purple Book Continuity Act of 2019 unanimously to bring down the cost of prescription drugs by establishing drug patent transparency and encouraging market competition. Eshoo’s bill is the first passed by the House in the 116th Congress to address drug pricing. Watch Rep. Eshoo’s […]

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Eshoo Holds Hearing To Reform Drug Supply Chain

May 9th, 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee Chairwoman Anna G. Eshoo (D-CA) convened a hearing on the nation’s drug supply chain to examine the systemic issues that enable companies to earn billions on prescription drugs while the American people struggle to afford essential medications. Watch Rep. Eshoo’s opening statement HERE. “Our current system […]

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Eshoo, Merkley Introduce Legislation to Crack Down on Unwanted Robocalls and Texts

April 30th, 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Anna G. Eshoo (D-CA) and Oregon’s Senator Jeff Merkley today introduced the Regulatory Oversight Barring Obnoxious (ROBO) Calls and Texts Act of 2019. Amid growing frustration from Americans whose cell phone are being bombarded on a daily basis, this legislation would crack down on unwanted and frequently predatory calls and text […]

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

April 23rd, 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Reps. Anna G. Eshoo (CA-18), Jackie Speier (CA-14), and Jimmy Panetta (CA-20) released a further updated version 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 Federal Aviation Administration released their updated response to the […]

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