Telecommunications, Technology & Innovation
The 18th Congressional District is home to Silicon Valley. It includes many of the world’s foremost information and communications technology innovators who have led the world in developing breakthrough discoveries that continue to shape our society and lead our economy.
Congresswoman Eshoo served as the Ranking Member of the Energy and Commerce Committee’s Subcommittee on Communications and Technology for six years. She was the first woman in the history of the Subcommittee to serve in a leadership role and was elected on January 19, 2011. She is a founding member and Co-Chair of the Congressional Internet Caucus and the Medical Technology Caucus.
Representative Eshoo is a leader in Congress on issues affecting high-technology, telecommunications, and the Internet, and is committed to ensuring the U.S. continues to lead the world in these critical fields in the 21st century.
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Washington, DC – Today, in the aftermath of the violent attack on the U.S. Capitol, Congresswoman Anna G. Eshoo (CA-18) and Congressman Tom Malinowski (NJ-7) sent letters to the CEOs of Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter urging the companies to address the fundamental design features of their social networks that facilitate the spread of extreme, radicalizing content to their users.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Congresswoman Anna G. Eshoo (D-CA) traveled to Washington, D.C to vote for the passage of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act to help the American people and our nation’s health care workers confront the COVID-19 pandemic head on and to stabilize our nation’s cascading economy.
Eshoo, Wyden, DelBene Urge White House to Protect Privacy in Coronavirus Response
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Congresswomen Anna G. Eshoo (D-CA) and Suzan K. DelBene (D-WA) and Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR) sent a letter to the President and Vice President urging them to abide by privacy principles when collecting sensitive health and location data from tech companies.
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, Reps. Anna G. Eshoo (CA-18) and Mike Doyle (PA-18) led a letter criticizing Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai for failing to enforce the Commission’s rules to clearly identify Russian propaganda aired on U.S. radio stations.
WASHINGTON, DC— Today, Silicon Valley Congresswomen Anna G. Eshoo (CA-18) and Zoe Lofgren (CA-19), authors of the Online Privacy Act of 2019, reacted to the introduction of the Data Protection Act by Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY).
WASHINGTON, D.C.— Rep. Anna G. Eshoo (CA-18), senior member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, and Senator Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.), a member of the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee, today introduced the Protecting Community Television Act (H.R. 5659), legislation to ensure that community television operations continue to receive the resources they need to educate and inform viewers in the cities and towns where they operate.
Rep. Eshoo wrote to FCC Chairman Ajit Pai opposing the Commission's proposal to reduce access to community television. You can read Rep. Eshoo's letter here.