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Sep 18, 2015 News
WASHINGTON -- Rep. Dana Rohrabacher applauded his House colleagues on Thursday for passing legislation designed to discourage frivolous lawsuits. The bill, sponsored by Rep. Lamar Smith, R-TX, and Rep. Bob Goodlatte, R-VA, requires judges to award compensation to victims of frivolous or false litigation. Currently judges may award such compensation, but the Lawsuit Abuse Reduction Act of 2015... Read More
Sep 16, 2015 News
WASHINGTON – Rep. Dana Rohrabacher, a Republican, joined his Democratic colleague, Rep. Sam Farr, in asking the House Appropriations Committee to include their amendment requiring the federal government to respect state medical marijuana laws in any spending bill considered for Fiscal Year 2016. The amendment has been federal law for the past two fiscal years but will expire on September 30. It... Read More
Aug 27, 2015 News
WASHINGTON – Rep. Dana Rohrabacher on Tuesday introduced legislation to honor servicemen who died en route to or leaving Vietnam war zones by etching their names on the Vietnam Memorial wall in Washington. The names would include specifically the 84 servicemen whose Vietnam-bound aircraft crashed 50 years ago shortly after taking off from what was then El Toro Marine Air Station. Rep. Mimi... Read More
Aug 26, 2015 News
WASHINGTON – Rep. Dana Rohrabacher, co-chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Europe, Eurasia, and Emerging threats, in a letter Wednesday urged Secretary of State John Kerry to restore diplomatic relations with the Republic of Belarus and exchange ambassadors again. The U.S. government recalled its ambassador to Minsk in 2008 after long-simmering differences on human rights,... Read More
Aug 25, 2015 News
WASHINGTON – Rep. Dana Rohrabacher on Tuesday said he will urge his legislative colleagues to bestow highest possible congressional honors on three Americans who wrestled an armed terrorist to a train car floor last weekend in France. He suggested President Obama also honor the trio. The Congressional Gold Medal is considered the highest honor Congress can award. “The three boyhood friends from... Read More
Jul 31, 2015 News
WASHINGTON – Rep. Dana Rohrabacher , a Republican, on Thursday joined his Democratic colleague, Rep. Sam Farr, in demanding the Justice Department’s inspector general investigate federal agents’ illegal use of taxpayers’ money to prosecute medical marijuana practitioners in states where the practice is legal.
Jul 29, 2015 News
WASHINGTON – Rep. Dana Rohrabacher this week introduced legislation authorizing President Obama to detain non-diplomatic Iranian government officials until three, possibly four, Americans currently held hostage in Iran are released. The bill, HR 3259, came as the administration tried to sell its nuclear deal with the Islamic regime to Congress in several visits to Capitol Hill. Three Americans... Read More
Jul 22, 2015 News
“Last week the Center for Medical Progress, an anti-abortion group, released a shocking video showing Planned Parenthood’s senior director of medical services, Deborah Nucatola, discussing the selling of organs from aborted fetuses. In the week since the video’s release the outrage has only mounted, a testament to Americans’ basic sensibility that – whatever the legal status of abortion in this... Read More
Jun 26, 2015
WASHINGTON — In a letter to Treasury Secretary Jack Lew, Rep. Dana Rohrabacher, R-CA, Thursday warned of a Chinese power play with the potential of “gutting [America’s] domestic semiconductor capability.” The move, according to the congressman, involves a $100 billion Chinese program to invest in and acquire U.S.-based companies and technologies. Recently Chinese acquirers executed merger... Read More
Jun 9, 2015 News
WASHINGTON – Rep. Dana Rohrabacher on Tuesday took to the House of Representatives floor to urge his colleagues to defeat HR-9, a bill purporting to reform patent litigation but which the California Republican believes will stifle American innovation and drastically harm small inventors. The measure is scheduled for a “mark-up” Thursday in the Judiciary Committee and is expected to move quickly... Read More