Press Releases

May 15, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.  – Health Subcommittee Chairwoman Anna G. Eshoo (CA-18) today introduced the COVID-19 Testing Inventory Act, which directs the federal government to compile and publicly share real-time information about testing supply inventory and shortages.

May 14, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – As tech companies and public health agencies deploy contact tracing apps and digital monitoring tools to fight the spread of COVID-19, Representatives Anna G. Eshoo (CA-18), Jan Schakowsky (IL-09), Suzan DelBene (WA-01), and U.S.

May 13, 2020 Press Release
Legislation provides $1 billion for distance learning connectivity for college students in need, prioritizing funding for minority-serving institutions

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Representatives Anna G. Eshoo (CA-18), Doris Matsui (CA-6), G.K. Butterfield (NC-01), Joaquin Castro (TX-20),  Marcia Fudge (OH-11), Lisa Blunt Rochester (DE-At-Large), and Alma S.

May 8, 2020 Press Release
Invest in Child Safety Act creates mandatory funding to quadruple DOJ child exploitation prosecutors, add 100 new FBI agents and 65 positions at NCMEC to respond to online sex abuse

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Representative Anna G. Eshoo (CA-18) and Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR) today introduced legislation to confront online child exploitation and reverse a decade of underfunding key enforcement and prevention efforts. 

May 8, 2020 Press Release

PALO ALTO, CA — Today, Congresswoman Anna G. Eshoo (CA-18) announced that three Community Health Centers in San Jose and the Counties of San Mateo, Santa Clara and Santa Cruz were awarded grant funding totaling $1,922,979 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to expand testing and testing-related activities in our communities.

May 5, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee Chairwoman Anna G. Eshoo (CA-18) announced plans to hold a hearing next week to examine the whistleblower complaint filed by Dr. Rick Bright, former director of the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA).

May 5, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee Chairwoman Anna G. Eshoo (D-CA), Health Subcommittee Ranking Member Michael C.

May 4, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee Chairwoman Anna G. Eshoo (CA-18) and Representative Donna Shalala (FL-27) today sent a letter to the Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Seema Verma demanding answers about the agency’s efforts to stop the spiraling COVID-19 death toll among nursing home residents.

May 1, 2020 Press Release
Members Repeatedly Urged ICANN to Keep Nonprofit Domains Out of the Hands of Private Equity Firm

Washington, D.C. – Representative Anna G. Eshoo (CA-18), Senator Ron Wyden (D-Ore.), and colleagues today applauded the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) for blocking the sale of the .org registry to a little-known venture capital firm, Ethos Capital.

May 1, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Health Subcommittee Chairwoman Anna G. Eshoo (CA-18) and Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (IN-05) introduced the Prescription for American Drug Independence Act.

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