August 26, 2020 Press Release

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:

August 22, 2020 Press Release

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.

August 22, 2020 E-Newsletter

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

August 21, 2020 Press Release

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.

August 21, 2020 Press Release

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

August 21, 2020 E-Newsletter

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.

August 18, 2020 Press Release

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.

August 16, 2020 Press Release

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.

August 14, 2020 Press Release

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:

August 13, 2020 Press Release

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. 


In The News

January 30, 2014 In The News

By Christine Hall

Congresswoman Anna Eshoo, who represents Silicon Valley, attacked the contractors who built the faltering 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.

January 30, 2014 In The News

If Silicon Valley were being named today, it would probably be Innovation Valley. It's innovation, not silicon, that makes this region go.

January 30, 2014 In The News

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 worked together before rolling out the insurance marketplace, contractors involved in the project said Thursday.

January 30, 2014 In The News

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 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.

January 30, 2014 In The News

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.

January 30, 2014 In The News

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.

January 30, 2014 In The News

Obamacare's problem-plagued website 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.

January 30, 2014 In The News

By Aliyah Frumin

Contractors who built the glitch-filled website have a clear message for Congress Thursday: don’t blame us.

January 30, 2014 In The News

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.