Legislative…Daniel Nnorth & Claudia Schott


NARFE Chapter 50 and NARFE Tri Valley is inviting District 17 members of AARP to meet Ro Khanna, who is running for the congressional seat in this district, at a luncheon meeting on Tuesday May 24th at Holders Country Inn Restaurant on 998 S. De Anza Blvd, San Jose, CA. (just south of Bollinger Rd). He is scheduled to speak from 11:30am to 12:30pm which will include a Q & A period.  We encourage members to submit questions in advance.  From 12:30 to 2:30pm lunch will be served. In order to use this attractive meeting room for free, Holders Restaurant has requested that we all have a meal.  There are eight menu choices which you will select as you reserve your spot at the Tour Table. Even if you don’t live in Dist. 17, you are encouraged to come.
Ro Khanna was appointed Deputy Assistant Secretary of Commerce in and is currently a visiting lecturer in the Department of Economics at Stanford University and was a Professor of law at Santa Clara University.  In addition to being an educator, Ro serves as Vice President of Strategic Initiatives at Smart Utility Systems, a Santa Clara based company dedicated to promoting energy efficiency through the use of smart technology.
Ro knows we need to strengthen and defend Social Security and Medicare. Therefore, he supports the following:

1. Protect the retirement age.

2. Support increasing benefits for seniors to keep up with the high cost of living.

3. Hold healthcare providers and insurers accountable for cutting costs.

4. Make sure that seniors get every penny of the benefits that they worked for, and opposes efforts to slash Medicare and Social Security.