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Jun 4, 2015 News
WASHINGTON — Rep. Dana Rohrabacher, R-CA, and Rep. Keith Ellison, D-MN,  introduced the Personal Drug Importation Fairness Act of 2015 (H.R. 2623), which gives access to safe, reasonably priced prescription drugs by allowing for the personal importation and re-importation of prescription drugs from countries with safety standards that are at least as strong as those of the United States.
Jun 4, 2015 News
WASHINGTON – The House of Representatives Wednesday voted 242-186 to approve a provision authored by Reps. Dana Rohrabacher, R-CA, and Sam Farr, D-CA, that protects medical marijuana patients and providers from federal prosecution. The amendment to the FY 2016 Commerce, Justice and Science (CJS) Appropriations bill prohibits the federal government from using any funds to arrest or prosecute... Read More
May 21, 2015 News
WASHINGTON – Rep. Dana Rohrabacher on Thursday hailed passage by the House of Representatives of the SPACE Act of 2015, which would encourage commercial exploration of space. HR2262, or the Spurring Private Aerospace Competitiveness and Entrepreneurship Act, passed by a solid vote of 284 to 133.  Republicans cast 236 of the votes favoring it with 48 Democrats also voting to approve. The bill,... Read More
Mar 27, 2015
  Watch video HERE Weed. It's become serious business. No longer stigmatized as the drug of the unambitious and basement-ridden (ok, it still has some of that stigma), it is now a dynamic political topic and, in some states and cities, a burgeoning industry. So, how did we get here? More importantly, where are we going? To answer that question, HuffPost's "Drinking & Talking" brought... Read More
Mar 25, 2015
My special satisfaction was to be in the House chamber today, when my friend Ashraf Ghani – now after years of struggle the president of Afghanistan – addressed a joint session of Congress. So begins a fresh new day in the history of U.S.-Afghan relations. Following an era of futility, in which Washington wrong-headedly backed the corrupt and ungrateful Hamid Karzai government, President Ghani... Read More
Mar 4, 2015 News
WASHINGTON – Rep. Dana Rohrabacher, praising Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s speech Tuesday before a joint session of Congress, said he has asked House Speaker John Boehner to invite Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi to address the legislative body as well. “Prime Minister Netanyahu made his point and made it well,” said the California Republican, who chairs the House Foreign... Read More
Feb 27, 2015 News
WASHINGTON – Rep. Dana Rohrabacher announced Friday the release of a new report from the Government Accountability Office critical of the Obama administration’s efforts to safeguard Americans from dangerous imported food, particularly from Communist China. “This alarming failure,” said the congressman, “is all the more reason to require country-of-origin labeling.” The GAO found that the Food... Read More
Jan 26, 2015 News
WASHINGTON – Rep. Dana Rohrabacher Monday lambasted the State Department and European diplomats for failing to include Kurdistan in last week’s London talks to defeat ISIS. The Kurds, said the California Republican, have proven themselves “as America’s best friends in the region,” and their exclusion undermines a successful strategy. The complete text of Rohrabacher’s blog: The exclusion last... Read More
Jan 26, 2015
The exclusion last week of Kurdistan from multinational talks in London to address the rising threat of the Islamic State has to be one of the most dismaying blunders in recent U.S. diplomatic history. The Kurds’ glaring absence from the invitation list is yet another betrayal of America’s friends, an outrage that only complicates the world’s efforts to fight Islamic terrorism.
Jan 22, 2015 News
WASHINGTON – In his Wednesday blog, Rep. Dana Rohrabacher, a former speechwriter for President Ronald Reagan, said the president’s annual State of the Union speech has evolved into a spectacle and is in danger of becoming a circus. Noting the Constitution requires only that the president “from time to time” report to Congress on “the state of the union,” a requirement modern presidents have... Read More