U.S. CONGRESSMANALAN LOWENTHALServing California's 47th District

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Please click on one of the issues below to read about where I stand on a particular issue:

  • Campaigns, Voting, and Elections

    “Civic participation has been a driving force in my life. Ever since I can remember, I have been involved in trying to improve the current system – making it more transparent, more accountable, more responsive, and more responsible.” Read More

  • Climate Change

    It’s time to get past the partisan battle lines on climate change. Everyone has something to contribute as we work to slow the damage to our climate caused by the burning of fossil fuels. Read More

  • Defense

    I strongly support our servicemen and women who serve as the front line of our national security. We need both a strong and strategic national security strategy that protects the American people from terrorism and other international threats. In order to accomplish this we need to provide our servicemen and women with the resources they need to keep them safe and our nation out of harm’s way. Read More

  • Education

    The pursuit of knowledge and education is our greatest hope in maintaining a healthy democracy, ensuring economic competitiveness, and spurring innovation. Read More

  • Environmental Protection and Sustainability

    "The many environmental and natural resource issues facing this nation require thoughtful and inclusive policy and leadership in order to leave this planet habitable for our children and grandchildren." Read More

  • Fiscal Responsibility

    "While we must act in a fiscally responsible manner, deep, indiscriminate cuts to services and investments such as education, job training, energy programs, infrastructure projects, and Social Security and Medicare will cost the United States jobs and slow down our economic recovery. Simply put: we cannot cut our way to prosperity." Read More

  • Gun Safety

    The only thing more heartbreaking than the damage gun violence has done to families across our nation is the fact that Congress has done so very little to stop it. Read More

  • Health Care

    I believe access to healthcare is a right, not a privilege. We cannot progress as a nation without addressing health disparities and assuring that everyone has access to high quality, affordable healthcare. In Congress, I am committed to increasing access to affordable health insurance for the millions of Americans without coverage and making health insurance more affordable for those already covered. Read More

  • Veterans and Military Service

    “America must not shortchange the brave men and women who have served in our armed forces. I am deeply committed to ensuring that our nation’s veterans and their families are cared for in a way that honors their service to our nation. Just as the military pledges to leave no soldier behind on the battlefield, I do not intend to leave any veteran behind when they return home.” Read More

  • Human Rights and Civil Rights

    “As Americans, we must protect human rights – the right to live freely with dignity and respect and without the threat of violence or repression – both at home and abroad.” Read More

  • Foreign Affairs, Peace, and Diplomacy

    "Maintaining our global leadership throughout the world is essential to our national interests and our security." Read More

  • Transportation and Trade

    “California’s transportation system is essential to the flow of goods not just to our state, but to the entire nation; and our nation’s trade relations play a key role in this system. Global trade is critical to growing the economy, spurring job creation, and maintaining relationships around the world. The Long Beach/Los Angeles port complex, the busiest port complex in the Western Hemisphere is responsible for handling nearly 35 percent of all of containerized goods that come into the United St... Read More

  • Jobs and the Economy

    "Restoring economic growth in a fair and equitable way will be the tide that raises all boats. As your Representative, I will continue to support common sense pieces of legislation that ensure job growth for all Americans and keep our country competitive." Read More

  • Immigration

    “Hard-working families in pursuit of the American Dream have been shortchanged for far too long with an immigration system that is outdated, inefficient, and systematically flawed. I am in full support of efforts in Congress to overhaul our immigration system. We need a legal and fair system that promotes job growth, family reunification, and economic and national security.” Read More

  • Housing

    "Congress has a responsibility to ensure access to safe and affordable housing for all Americans." Read More

  • LGBT Equality

    “As a member of the LGBT Equality Caucus, I am strongly committed to working with my colleagues towards the extension of equal rights, the repeal of discriminatory laws, the elimination of hate-motivated violence, and the improved health and well-being for all people, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity or expression.” Read More

  • Seniors

    “America’s senior citizens have spent many years working to raise families and improve the communities in which they live, and they deserve the best resources as they enter retirement. As a member of Congress, I am committed to improving the health and well-being of our seniors by supporting policies that protect Social Security, strengthen Medicare, and reform our financial system so they have the tools they need to achieve retirement security.” Read More

  • Small Business

    “Small businesses are the driving force of job creation in this country. As a member of the bipartisan House Small Business Caucus, I am committed to making sure we invest in these drivers of our nation’s economy to give American entrepreneurs the tools they need to succeed.” Read More

Capitol Hill Office

Washington, DC
125 Cannon HOB
(House Office Building)
Washington, DC 20515

Phone: (202) 225-7924
Fax: (202) 225-7926

Hours: 9am - 6pm EST

District Office

Long Beach
100 W. Broadway
West Tower Suite 600
Long Beach, CA 90802

Phone: (562) 436-3828
Fax: (562) 437-6434

Hours: 9am - 5pm PST

Satellite Office Days and Hours

  • Cypress
    City of Cypress City Hall
    5275 Orange Ave
    Cypress, CA 90630

    Hours: Tuesdays,
    10:00am - 12:30pm

  • Garden Grove
    Garden Grove City Hall
    11222 Acacia Pkwy
    (3rd Floor, Rm. 333)
    Garden Grove, CA 92840

    Hours: Wednesdays,
    2:00pm - 4:30pm

  • Westminster
    Westminster Community Services Building
    8200 Westminster Blvd
    Westminster, CA 92683

    Hours: Wednesdays,
    10:00am - 12:30pm

  • Stanton
    City of Stanton City Hall
    7800 Katella Ave
    Stanton, CA 90680

    Hours: Tuesdays,
    1:30pm - 4:00pm

Please address all mail or correspondence to the Long Beach or Washington, DC offices.