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March 8, 2019 E-Newsletter
Weekly Update From Congresswoman Anna G. Eshoo

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.

March 7, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today Congresswoman Anna G. Eshoo (D-CA) and Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ), along with six additional Senators and 15 Representatives, urged the President to begin awarding the National Medal of Science and the National Medal of Technology and Innovation.
March 7, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today Congresswoman Anna G. Eshoo (D-CA) released the following statement on the House Resolution Condemning anti-Semitism:

"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.

March 7, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee Chairwoman Anna G. Eshoo (D-CA) released the following statement on the resignation of FDA Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb:
March 5, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.— 126 local government leaders and 132 public power utilities across 47 states endorsed Congresswoman Anna G. Eshoo’s (D-CA) Accelerating Wireless Broadband Development by Empowering Local Communities Act of 2019.
March 4, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Rep. Anna G. Eshoo (D-CA) announced today this year's district-wide Congressional Art Competition to discover and celebrate talented high school artists and their work.
March 1, 2019 E-Newsletter
Weekly Update From Congresswoman Anna G. Eshoo

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 

March 1, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.— Congresswoman Anna G. Eshoo (D-CA) reintroduced H.R. 1421, the Help Americans Never Get Unwanted Phone calls (HANGUP) Act, to protect anyone with a federally-backed loan (student loans, mortgages, veteran loans, farming loans) from unwanted robocalls and texts. Last year, Americans received over 26 billion robocalls, which is up 46% from the year before.
February 22, 2019 Press Release

Rep. Eshoo wrote to FCC Chairman Ajit Pai opposing the Commission's proposal to reduce access to community television. You can read Rep.

February 14, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today Congresswoman Anna G. Eshoo (D-CA) and Senator Ed Markey (D-MA) introduced the Truth-In-Billing, Remedies, and User Empowerment over Fees (‘TRUE Fees’) Act, legislation that requires phone, cable and Internet providers to include all charges in the prices they advertise for services.

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In The News

June 21, 2011 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.

June 9, 2011 In The News

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.

March 7, 2011 In The News

Cathy Kelly of the Santa Cruz Sentinel reports on Rep. Eshoo's speech at the 33rd annual Valley Women's Club in Ben Lomond.

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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.

January 26, 2011 In The News

Jay Thorwaldson of the Palo Alto Weekly interviewed Rep. Eshoo about the President's State of the Union speech.

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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."

January 7, 2011 In The News

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.

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December 20, 2010 In The News

The Associated Press writes about the passage of Rep. Eshoo's bill to "significantly reduce exposures to lead in drinking water."

Highlights

Congress on Friday sent President Barack Obama a bill that would significantly reduce exposures to lead in drinking water.

December 1, 2010 In The News

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.

September 23, 2010 In The News

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:

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September 15, 2010 In The News

The Los Altos Town Crier reported on Rep. Eshoo's town halls on the 75th anniversary of Social Security:

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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.

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