Opinion Pieces

May 2, 2020 Opinion Piece

Rashida Tlaib, a Democrat, represents Michigan’s 13th Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives. Alan Lowenthal, also a Democrat, represents California’s 47th Congressional District.

January 25, 2019 Opinion Piece
(This opinion piece appeared in Roll Call on January 18, 2019)

The Trump administration tried to sneak two alarming climate change reports past the public last year just after Thanksgiving, apparently hoping everyone would be shopping or sleeping off a turkey hangover. The attempt backfired spectacularly.
January 25, 2019 Opinion Piece

(This opinion piece appeared in the Grunion Gazette on January 19, 2019)

September 11, 2015 Opinion Piece

Throughout the entire Congressional debate over the Iran nuclear agreement, one thing has been clear: everyone, on both sides of the issue, is unwaveringly pro-Israel.

May 22, 2015 Opinion Piece
By Congressman Alan Lowenthal and Congressman Dana Rohrabacher

April 7, 2015 Opinion Piece
By 2050, the goal is to bring net greenhouse gas emissions down 80 percent below 1990 levels.
September 15, 2014 Opinion Piece

Since it was built in the 1940s, the three-section federal breakwater stretching from San Pedro to Long Beach Harbor has protected the ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles, as well as the Long Beach coastline, from storms and the destructive waves they can generate.

February 18, 2014 Opinion Piece

The following op-ed appeared in the Orange County Register on February 6th, 2014:

For the Safety of Our Community: A Renewed Call for Gun Violence Prevention
by Congressman Alan Lowenthal