PALO ALTO, CA – Health Subcommittee Chairwoman Anna G. Eshoo (D-CA) released the following statement today after reports that the CDC was pressured by Trump Administration officials to change COVID-19 testing guidelines to exclude people who do not have symptoms, even if they’ve recently been exposed to COVID-19:
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Representative Anna G. Eshoo (CA-18) announced today that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has approved the State of California’s request for a Major Disaster Declaration for San Mateo and Santa Cruz Counties, which will provide disaster relief funding for individuals and state and local governments.
As I write this to you, Congress is in a rare session on a Saturday. We’re here to vote on legislation to protect the U.S. Postal Service. I never imagined that an institution so revered by the American people and placed in our Constitution by the framers would come under attack
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Representatives Anna G. Eshoo (CA-18), Jerry McNerney (CA-09), and Doris Matsui (CA-06) sent a letter today to Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai requesting a briefing about the communications-related impacts of the wildfires and rolling blackouts in California.
WASHINGTON, D.C. –Representatives Anna Eshoo (CA-18), Mike Thompson (CA-05), John Garamendi (CA-03), Jared Huffman (CA-02), Doug LaMalfa (CA-01), Jimmy Panetta (CA-20) and 26 other Republicans and Democrats in the California delegation, including Speaker Nancy Pelosi (CA-12) and Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (CA-23) wrote to the President today asking him to immediately grant
This is an urgent e-newsletter about the wildfires that have engulfed the Bay Area, and most especially the CZU Lightning Complex fire in San Mateo and Santa Cruz Counties in our Congressional District that is threatening thousands of homes and forcing the evacuations of tens of thousands of residents.
PALO ALTO, CA—Representative Anna G. Eshoo (D-CA) held a press conference today at the Hamilton Avenue Post Office to call on the Trump Administration to immediately end its campaign of sabotage against the U.S. Postal Service. Representative Eshoo announced that she will return to Washington, D.C.
Palo Alto, CA – Today, Rep. Anna G. Eshoo (CA-18) sent a letter to California Attorney General Becerra, urging him to open a criminal investigation of Postmaster General DeJoy to determine whether California laws have been violated by taking recent actions to hamper the state’s vote by mail efforts.
PALO ALTO, CA – Representative Anna G. Eshoo released the following statement today celebrating the 85th anniversary of the Social Security Act, which was signed into law by President Franklin D. Roosevelt on August 14, 1935:
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Health Subcommittee Chairwoman Anna G. Eshoo (D-CA), Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ), and Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee Chair Diana DeGette (D-CO) sent letters to nine health and dental insurance companies today seeking information on their policies and practices amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
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By Christine Hall
Congresswoman Anna Eshoo, who represents Silicon Valley, attacked the contractors who built the faltering Healthcare.gov at a government hearing last week.
Eshoo was not happy with one of the contractor's testimony that the website had "unexpected volumes" of traffic.
If Silicon Valley were being named today, it would probably be Innovation Valley. It's innovation, not silicon, that makes this region go.
Contractors say they are working to fix website problems and the site is getting better
By Grant Gross
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services took too little time testing how the many components of the troubled HealthCare.gov worked together before rolling out the insurance marketplace, contractors involved in the project said Thursday.
By Stephanie Condon
Republicans in Congress this week ratcheted up the pressure they're putting on the Obama administration to explain why the Obamacare website HealthCare.gov is so flawed, and in many instances, Democrats echoed their complaints. They've also, however, warned their GOP colleagues against taking the complaints too far.
By Amy Schatz
The partisan divide we’ve seen on President Obama’s health law was once again on display this morning, with Republicans complaining about the law and calling for delays. Committee Democrats defended the law but notably, many also complained about the website and pressed for answers on what went wrong and how to fix it.
By Erin McClam
Top executives of the companies that built the troubled Obamacare website were grilled by Congress on Thursday about the glitches that have plagued the system since it opened earlier this month.
Obamacare's problem-plagued website Healthcare.gov will be fixed in time to allow people to enroll in private health insurance by a Dec. 15 deadline to obtain benefits beginning on Jan. 1, the main Obamacare contractor CGI Federal told a congressional panel.
By Aliyah Frumin
Contractors who built the glitch-filled HealthCare.gov website have a clear message for Congress Thursday: don’t blame us.
By Lisa Mascaro
Developers of the problematic Obamacare website faced tough questioning at a House oversight committee Thursday, as both Republican and Democratic lawmakers frustrated by the shoddy roll-out sought answers over what went wrong – and when it would be fixed.