PALO ALTO, CA — Congresswoman Anna G. Eshoo (D-CA) released the following statement regarding the shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio:
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congresswoman Anna G. Eshoo (D-CA) released the following statement regarding the shooting targeting families at the Gilroy Garlic Festival in California:
Highlights of What I Did in Congress This Week
On Wednesday, the House passed four public health bills I’m proud to have shepherded through the Health Subcommittee which I chair.
House of Representatives Passes Bipartisan Stopping Bad Robocalls Act
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congresswoman Anna G. Eshoo (D-CA) voted for the bipartisan Stopping Bad Robocalls Act, legislation that will bring much needed relief to Americans affected by abusive robocall practices. Last year, Americans received an unfathomable 48 billion robocalls.
In The News
Yesterday, Rep. Eshoo spoke with Kitty Felde, correspondent for KPCC and NPR, about her efforts to save the Advanced Technology Vehicle Manufacturing (ATVM) loan program, a highly successful bipartisan program to help produce highly fuel efficient, advanced technology vehicles or components, which was on the chopping block to pay for disaster relief funding.
Rep. Eshoo has been fighting to preserve the Advanced Technology Vehicle Manufacturing (ATVM), a successful job-creating program that was passed and funded with bipartisan support. Reps. Eshoo and Peters sent a letter to Speaker John Boehner with 77 Members of Congress, urging him to not cut $1.5 billion from the ATVM Program.
Rep. Eshoo recently attended the groundbreaking for the new Defenders Lodget at the VA Palo Alto Health Care System campus with Rep. Mike Honda and VA Secretary Eric Shinseki. Eshoo spoke with Jason Green of the Mercury News. Here is an excerpt from the story:
Rep. Eshoo recently spoke with Reuters' reporter Jasmin Melvin about her work to create a national, common communications system for first responders. Eshoo has led the way in Congress, writing draft legislation with Energy and Commerce Ranking Member Henry Waxman, known as the Public Safety Broadband and Wireless Innovation Act. An excerpt of the article is below:
Rep. Eshoo recently spoke with Jason Hoppin of the Santa Cruz Sentinel about her desire to pass legislation that would create a nationwide broadband network allowing police, fire fighters and other first responders to talk to each other during catastrophes. Below is an excerpt from the article:
Rep. Eshoo has continued to call for a nationwide, interoperable broadband communications network for first responders. She spoke with the staff of the Palo Alto Weekly about her legislative push:
U.S. Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Palo Alto, took the anniversary of Sept. 11 to call for enactment of a nationwide interoperable communication network for first responders in emergencies.
Eshoo recently spoke with Joe Garofoli, staff writer for the San Francisco Chronicle, about the importance of President Obama issuing his draft executive order that would require federal contractors to disclose political contributions. An excerpt of the article is below:
Rep. Eshoo helped lead the charge for a second Fisher House to be built at the Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System. Kristen Marschall, a staff writer for the Palo Alto Daily News, wrote about the second Fisher House and Rep. Eshoo's efforts to secure this vital new lodging for veterans and their families. An excerpt is below:
The Santa Cruz Sentinel recently wrote an article about grant money coming to Santa Cruz County to recover and repair the Felton Covered Bridge. Eshoo wrote to the Federal Highway Administration on June 30, 2011, urging their approval of the grant. An excerpt of the article is below:
The Mercury News and Associated Press (AP) recently wrote about Rep. Eshoo's efforts to evaluate the Federal Communications Commission's efforts to identify the risks of implants and other medical devices that use wireless communications technologies. An exercpt of the article is below: