Congresswoman Anna Eshoo

Representing the 18th District of California



May 16, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Congresswoman Anna G. Eshoo (D-CA) reintroduced three bills during Infrastructure Week to expand access to broadband.
May 15, 2019 Op-Ed

5G is everywhere. You can’t turn on a television or visit a website without seeing an advertisement for how 5G is going to revolutionize everything. And let’s be clear, it will. And we support it.

May 15, 2019 Press Release

Legislation Included in Energy and Commerce Infrastructure Bill

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Representatives Anna G. Eshoo (CA-18) and John Shimkus (IL-15), Co-Chairs of the Congressional NextGen 9-1-1 Caucus, introduced the Next Generation 9-1-1 Act to accelerate federal efforts to modernize the nation’s aging 9-1-1 systems.

May 10, 2019 E-Newsletter

Highlights of What I Did in Congress This Week

Hearing on the Drug Supply Chain

May 10, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. House of Representatives passed the bipartisan Purple Book Continuity Act of 2019 unanimously to bring down the cost of prescription drugs by establishing drug patent transparency and encouraging market competition. Eshoo’s bill is the first passed by the House in the 116th Congress to address drug pricing.
May 3, 2019 E-Newsletter

Highlights of What I Did in Congress the Week of April 29 – May 3

Voted YES on The Climate Action Now Act  

April 30, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Anna G. Eshoo (D-CA) and Oregon’s Senator Jeff Merkley today introduced the Regulatory Oversight Barring Obnoxious (ROBO) Calls and Texts Act of 2019.
April 23, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Reps. Anna G. Eshoo (CA-18), Jackie Speier (CA-14), and Jimmy Panetta (CA-20) released a further updated version of the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) response to recommendations made by the San Francisco Airport/Community Roundtable and the Select Committee on South Bay Arrivals.
April 19, 2019 Press Release

Students Discuss Sustainable Growth, Safety and Security with Congresswoman

PALO ALTO—The 18th Congressional District’s Student Advisory Board presented their findings and issued their recommendations to Congresswoman Anna G. Eshoo (D-CA) in Palo Alto and Ben Lomond. The presentations were attended by local officials, parents, teachers, and friends.


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.