Press Releases

February 13, 2020 Press Release
Reps. Eshoo & Lofgren’s Online Privacy Act & Sen. Gillibrand’s Data Protection Act Both Create a New Federal Privacy Agency

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).

February 12, 2020 Press Release

[WASHINGTON, DC] – Today, U.S. Representative Anna G. Eshoo (D-CA) and U.S. Senators Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) and Edward J. Markey (D-MA) released the statement below after the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced new guidelines for online influencers that endorse products or advertise to children:


February 10, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Congresswoman Anna G. Eshoo (D-CA) released the following statement regarding President Trump's budget proposal:

February 7, 2020 Press Release
Congresswoman Calls on Health and Human Services Secretary to Negotiate Employment Contracts in Good Faith

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee Chairwoman Anna G. Eshoo (D-CA) led 107 Members of Congress in writing to Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) Alex Azar urging the Department to return to the bargaining table and negotiate employment contracts in good faith with unions representing HHS employees.

February 6, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Congresswoman Anna G. Eshoo (D-Calif.), chair of the Health Subcommittee of the Energy and Commerce Committee, and Congressman Greg Gianforte (R-Mont.) introduced legislation to expand telehealth services throughout the country.

February 4, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Congresswoman Anna G. Eshoo (D-CA) announced today that San Jose resident Diane Borrison will join her as a special guest at the State of the Union in Washington, D.C., on February 4, 2020. Ms. Borrison is a 13-year survivor of pancreatic cancer and a Pancreatic Cancer Action Network (PanCAN) advocate.

January 29, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Congresswoman Anna G. Eshoo (D-CA) questioned PG&E CEO Bill Johnson about the utility’s widespread intentional blackouts at an Energy and Commerce hearing on the impact of wildfires on the power sector and the environment.

January 21, 2020 Press Release

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.

January 17, 2020 Press Release

Lawmakers concerned that Envestnet, operator of the largest consumer financial data aggregator in the U.S., is breaking the law by selling Americans’ personal data without consent


January 17, 2020 Press Release
Takeover is not in the public interest and ICANN should deny approval; Lawmakers' letter comes as ICANN decision approaches

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Representatives Anna G. Eshoo (D-Calif.) and Mark Pocan (D-Wis.) and United States Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), Ron Wyden (D-Ore.), Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.), and Edward J.