This was an important week in the House. We passed H.R. 1, the For the People Act, an historic reform package to restore the promise of our nation’s democracy, end the culture of corruption in Washington, and reduce the role of money in politics to return power back to the American people.
"I just received the text of the Resolution condemning anti-Semitism and anti-Muslim bigotry at my office. I’ve read it and encourage my constituents to read it as well.
The House returned on Monday for votes after a week of In-District work. It was a busy week in Washington, with historic votes on gun safety and a resolution to overturn President Trump’s emergency declaration.
Highlights of What Congress Did This Week
Rep. Eshoo wrote to FCC Chairman Ajit Pai opposing the Commission's proposal to reduce access to community television. You can read Rep.
In The News
Casey Newton of the San Francisco Chronicle recently wrote a story about Rep. Eshoo's legislation, Next Generation Wireless Disclosure Act, to provide consumers with information about the speed, reliability, coverage zones, pricing, and the technology of "4G" plans.
NPR recently covered Rep. Eshoo's involvement in pushing the administration to order a halt to deportations of undocumented immigrants.
Congress failed to pass immigration reform when Democrats controlled the House and Senate. With Republicans holding the House, immigration activists say there's "no chance" it'll happen now.
Cathy Kelly of the Santa Cruz Sentinel reports on Rep. Eshoo's speech at the 33rd annual Valley Women's Club in Ben Lomond.
Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Palo Alto, drew laughter from the crowd by saying she had been sitting in the audience thinking the scene reminded her of a Norman Rockwell painting.
Jay Thorwaldson of the Palo Alto Weekly interviewed Rep. Eshoo about the President's State of the Union speech.
President Barack Obama's State of the Union speech Tuesday night had a hometown ring to it for Congresswoman Anna Eshoo, she said in a post-speech interview with the Palo Alto Weekly."
Mark Matthews of ABC-7 reports on Rep. Eshoo's efforts to preserve the ban on lifetime caps (an insurance industry practice of limiting the total coverage an individual can receive on a health insurance plan over a lifetime), as Republicans attempt to repeal healthcare reform.
The Associated Press writes about the passage of Rep. Eshoo's bill to "significantly reduce exposures to lead in drinking water."
Congress on Friday sent President Barack Obama a bill that would significantly reduce exposures to lead in drinking water.
The Wall Street Journal reports on Rep. Eshoo's bill lowering the volume of loud television commercials, the CALM Act:
Couch potatoes of America, listen up. Congress may be just days away from turning down the volume on ear-splitting TV.
Bonnie Eslinger, of the Palo Alto Daily News, writes about Rep. Eshoo's response to notification that East Palo Alto has a high-risk natural gas pipeline:
The Los Altos Town Crier reported on Rep. Eshoo's town halls on the 75th anniversary of Social Security:
As talk swirls in Washington, D.C., of privatizing Social Security, Rep. Anna Eshoo (D-14th District) affirmed her unequivocal support for the 75-year-old federal government program.