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, D.C. – Today Reps. Anna G. Eshoo (D-CA) and Blake Moore (R-UT) announced bipartisan legislation to bolster domestic printed circuit board (PCB) production and strengthen supply chain security.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today U.S. Reps. Anna G. Eshoo (D-CA-18) and Greg Pence (R-IN-06) introduced bipartisan, bicameral legislation to further bolster American semiconductor production and supply chains. The Securing Semiconductor Supply Chains Act directs the Department of Commerce’s SelectUSA program to work with state-level economic development organizations to develop strategies to attract foreign direct investment in U.S. semiconductor manufacturers and supply chains.
WASHINGTON, DC — Silicon Valley Congresswomen Anna G. Eshoo (CA-18) and Zoe Lofgren (CA-19), authors of the Online Privacy Act, applauded President Joe Biden’s call last night to strengthen privacy protections during his State of the Union Address.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today Rep. Anna G. Eshoo (D-CA) and William Timmons (R-SC) reintroduced the Improving Cybersecurity of Small Businesses, Nonprofits, and Local Governments Act, bicameral, bipartisan legislation that directs the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Agency (CISA) to publish recommendations that small businesses, nonprofits, and local governments may employ to improve their cybersecurity.
PALO ALTO, C.A. – Today Rep. Anna G. Eshoo (D-CA) released the following statement after a U.S. Court of Appeals upheld California’s net neutrality law that bars internet service providers from blocking or throttling traffic or offering paid fast lanes.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Yesterday Rep. Anna G. Eshoo (D-CA) and Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ) sent a letter to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) in support of the Petition for Rulemaking by Accountable Tech to prohibit surveillance advertising due to its overwhelming harm to individuals and society.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Anna G. Eshoo (CA-18), senior member of the Communications and Technology Subcommittee, applauded House passage of two of her bills to strengthen U.S. cybersecurity. The Understanding Cybersecurity of Mobile Networks Act and the American Cybersecurity Literacy Act, both of which Eshoo introduced with Rep. Adam Kinzinger (IL-16), passed the House yesterday under suspension.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, U.S. Reps. Anna G. Eshoo (D-Calif.) and Steve Scalise (R-La.) celebrated Senate passage of their Secure Equipment Act of 2021, legislation they introduced in June prohibiting the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) from reviewing or issuing new equipment licenses to companies on the FCC’s “Covered Equipment or Services List” that pose a national security threat.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today U.S. Reps. Anna G. Eshoo (D-Calif.) and Steve Scalise (R-La.) celebrated House passage of their Secure Equipment Act of 2021, legislation they introduced in June prohibiting the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) from reviewing or issuing new equipment licenses to companies on the FCC’s “Covered Equipment or Services List” that pose a national security threat.
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Anna G. Eshoo (D-CA), Senior member of the Energy and Commerce Committee, Chairman Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ), Communications and Technology Subcommittee Chairman Mike Doyle (D-PA), and Consumer Protection and Commerce Subcommittee Chair Jan Schakowsky (D-IL) announced new legislation today to reform Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act, which shields websites and online platforms from being held liable for third-party content.