Weekly Report From Your Congresswoman
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Congresswoman Eshoo Tours Texas Border and Speaks with Border Officials, Families, and Volunteers
Bipartisan Duo Champion Marketplace Reform
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In The News
Rep. Eshoo recently helped pass the Small Company Capital Formation Act, bipartisan legislation which will help small businesses amass capital and go public. Gennady Sheyner, staff writer for the Palo Alto Weekly, covered Eshoo's important legislation:
Josh Smith, staff writer for the National Journal, recently wrote about the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) proposal to bring broadcaster "public files" onto the Internet using a centralized FCC database. Eshoo, a leader in campaign finance reform and top Democrat on the Communications and Technology Subcommittee, applauded the action. An excerpt of the article is below.
Paul Blumenthal, a reporter for the Huffington Post, recently wrote about the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) proposal to bring broadcaster "public files" onto the Internet using a centralized FCC database. Eshoo, a leader in campaign finance reform and top Democrat on the Communications and Technology Subcommittee, applauded the action. An excerpt of the article is below:
Rep. Eshoo recently hosted a telephone town hall with constituents from Atherton, Menlo Park, Woodside, Portola Valley, and La Honda to hear about their concerns about national and local issues. Sandy Brundage, staff writer for the Menlo Park Almanac, covered the telephone town hall. An excerpt of the article is below:
The Mercury News Editorial Board recently highlighted Rep. Eshoo's efforts to bring a regional patent office to Silicon Valley. Eshoo was the lead Member on a Bay Area letter to President Obama in April 2011 (including Leader Pelosi, and Reps. Miller and Lofgren) in support of opening a Regional Patent Office in Silicon Valley.
Rep. Eshoo recently appeared on KQED's the Forum, which is hosted by Michael Krasny to discuss the President's proprosal to help underwater homeowners. Specifically, Eshoo believes that the President took a positive first step to help address the catastrophic housing situation in the country. It's not enough though.
Rep. Eshoo, along with the entire California Democratic Delegation, recently released their plan to address the housing and foreclosure crisis which the Obama administration has failed to address. Bill Silverfarb, a staff writer for the San Mateo Daily Journal, covered her actions. An excerpt of the article is below:
Rep. Eshoo recently applauded the announcement that the VA Palo Alto Health Care System will receive $98.8 million in funding to build the first ever joint Polytrauma and Blind Rehabilitation Center. Sue Dremann of the Palo Alto Weekly covered the story. An excerpt is below:
Rep. Eshoo recently toured the Washington Office of Unified Communications to discuss her bipartisan legislation, the Next Generation 911 Advancement Act, that she authored with Rep. John Shimkus (R-IL). At the event, National Journal staff reporter Josh Smith spoke with Eshoo about her legislation. An excerpt of his article is below: