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Our Interview with Congresswoman Eshoo was broadcast on KZSU, Stanford, on Feb 20, 2013
In this interview, Congresswoman Eshoo discussed sequestration, research funding, energy and manufacturing.
- Some of Congresswoman Eshoo's science & technology initiatives, including:
Rep. Eshoo said, "Every 2 days, the world generates more data
than in all of human history, prior to 2003", this data is stored
and retrieved, and energy is expended for its storage and retrieval.
Rep. Eshoo's legislation targets saving energy in Federal Data Centers,
which hold about 10% of this data.
develop policies to assist states and local communities to use more clean energy. In this interview,
Senator Bingaman discussed the energy bill that passed in 2005 and the Security and Energy Act 2007 which
he helped shape and pass through Congress. Senator Bingaman also discussed the new Health Care Act
and how it will benefit many people across the United States. We also talked about how we can have policies
that help mitigate climate change and how to pass future energy bills. In the first part of his interview,
Senator Jeff Bingaman mentioned how the Supreme Court's decision to remove the limits on campaign
contributions will affect campaign results.
This interview will be broadcast on KZSU on November 13, 2013 and can be downloaded from this link. In his interview with KZSU, Congressman Honda discussed his plans to help reduce the gap between the rich
- Congressman Honda also helped increase Federal spending on scientific research. He sponsored the Nanotechnology Act, a bill to help fund nano technology; it was signed by President Bush in 2003.
- Congressman Honda helped scientists who lobbied in 2004 to fund Proposition 71 which was approved by California voters and has been funding stem cell research in many universities in California since 2004.
- He worked with President Obama to pass Stimulus Package of 2008 which brought many jobs to California.
As a lifetime educator, Congressman Honda said that we have to find a way to make college more affordable.
He also said that we need to think about education as a civil right and that we need to make special education
affordable across California and theU.S. Congressman Honda's office contacts his constituents in 20 different
languages because he believes people benefit from knowledge of different languages and cultures.
Congressman Mike Honda: with President Obama & at Stanford's SLAC with Energy Secretary Chu.
KZSU was honored to interview Valerie Jarrett at KZSU, during the 2016 Global Entrepreneurship Summit at Stanford. Ms. Jarrett talked to Francis Dickerson, KZSU's Public Affairs Director about why she chose to study at Stanford, how she made her career decisions and what it was like to work at the White House. Ms. Jarrett studied Psychology at Stanford and then studied law at Michigan Law School.
We are all star struck by Ms.Jarrett not only because of her accomplishments but also because of her dedication to helping and empowering women to lead and succeed in their careers as well as in sports.
Valerie Jarrett at KZSU in June, 2016:
photos with Francis Dickerson & Arlene Stevens