Mike Honda Goals

Nanotechnology - Ensure the proper implementation of the recently passed Nanotechnology bill, and position Silicon Valley to take advantage of federal funding opportunities.

Wireless Security - Undertake legislative efforts to establish long-term wireless security research goals and authorize funding to reach these objectives.

BART Extension to San Jose - Secure appropriations for the BART extension to San Jose and authorize the project in the forthcoming reauthorization of TEA21.

Air Freight Rates - Continue to work with the Department of Transportation to ensure its fair evaluation of the low density, air freight issue.

Education Promote full funding of IDEA, No Child Left Behind, and work towards passage of the Teacher Mentoring Act in both the Senate and House. Pursue legislative opportunities in science education.

Energy Encourage the use of renewable energy technologies and distributed generation through financial incentives that were not included in the comprehensive energy package still under Congressional consideration.