Nancy Pelosi, U.S. House of Representatives Minority Leader, joined Silicon Valley leaders at Stanford on Tuesday for a closed forum to discuss Innovation Agenda 2.0, a Democratic plan that will promote American innovation, in part by pushing for immigration reform.
U.S. Congresswoman Zoe Lofgren ’70 kicked off “American Dream Week” with a speech Monday evening, calling the current American immigration system “unbelievably unfair” and criticizing both Republican legislators and the Obama administration.
The Stanford Conference on Women’s Political Empowerment brought together some of the biggest names in Bay Area and California politics, including Congresswoman Zoe Lofgren ‘70 from San Jose, Attorney General Kamala Harris and Elaine Alquist, a state senator representing Santa Clara.
U.S. Congresswoman Zoe Lofgren ’70 spoke in front of a large crowd in Tresidder yesterday evening. Lofgren discussed her recent efforts to pass the DREAM Act through Congress and the challenges that the bill may face going forward.
U.S. Secretary of Energy Steven Chu joined politicians and scientists for a ceremony at SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory on Monday to dedicate a new scientific instrument, the Linac Coherent Light Source (LCLS).
Bank of the West Classic … Rep. Zoe Lofgren in Rangel hearings … Hospital expansion public comment closes … Robert Hall discusses the stimulus … Cardinal’s roster is full … Stanford news from around the web for July 27, 2010.