Press Release

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

BY BILL MAGAVERN Special to The Bee

Unprecedented and catastrophic flooding in Puerto Rico, Texas and Florida; wildfires in Northern California; and record heat waves – each is a stark reminder of the threat of climate change. To respond, we need to attack it at its source – emissions from fossil fuels. That includes carpets, which are 99 percent plastic, made from fossil fuels.

More than four billion pounds of carpets are dumped in landfills or burned in incinerators each year in the U.S., including 257 million pounds in landfills and 20 million pounds burned just in California last year. And because carpet production is projected to grow, the way carpets are produced and discarded has significant implications

Friday, September 29, 2017

By Lia Zhu in San Francisco | China Daily USA | Updated: 2017-09-29 12:33

Chinese war hero and US ally Sun Li-jen, known as "the ever-victorious general" for his feats fighting the Japanese in Burma in World War II, has been recognized for the first time on the floor of the US Congress. Congressman Ro Khanna, representing California's 17th District, honored General Sun on Thursday. He encouraged Congress to remember Sun's contributions and legacy and their importance to people of Chinese and Chinese-American ancestry.

Thursday, September 28, 2017

(Washington, D.C.) - Today, Assemblymember Kansen Chu (D - Fremont) joined Rep. Ro Khanna in recognizing the life of Chinese General Sun Li-jen on the House Floor.

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

(SACRAMENTO, CA) – The Joint Legislative Audit Committee today voted to approve a statewide hate crime audit requested by Assemblymember Kansen Chu (D – Fremont), Chair of the Assembly Select Committee on Hate Crimes. The audit will gather data from three law enforcement agencies from each of the 80 Assembly Districts.

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

SACRAMENTO — Californians who love their long summer nights need no longer fret about a bill that could have brought an end to the twice-annual changing of the clocks — by landing the state permanently on Standard Time, which we have in the winter. Now, thanks to new amendments by the bill’s author, South Bay Assemblyman Kansen Chu, the only possible change to the status quo would be a move to year-round Daylight Saving Time.

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

(SACRAMENTO, CA) – Assemblymember Kansen Chu (D - Milpitas) honored United States Marine John “Jack” T.

Thursday, June 15, 2017

(Sacramento, CA) – Assemblymember Kansen Chu (D – San Jose) issued the following statement on the passage of the 2017-18 state budget: