Press Releases

May 28, 2020 Press Release

Congressman Alan Lowenthal (CA-47), today, led eight of his House colleagues in introducing the “Honor Our Commitment Act” to maintain current protections afforded to Vietnamese refugees in the United States.

May 19, 2020 Press Release

Congressman Alan Lowenthal (CA-47) today joined with 17 of his House colleagues to introduce the Billie Jean King Gold Medal Act to award King the Congressional Gold Medal in recognition of her extensive accomplishments and contributions to athletics, women’s equality, the LGBT community, and American culture.

May 5, 2020 Press Release

Marking the anniversary of the start of the massive Southeast Asian diaspora in 1975, Congressman Alan Lowenthal (CA-47), today, introduced a House resolution recognizing the significance of this event, honoring those who survived and rebuilt their lives far from their homelands, recognizing the contributions these survivors have made to American society, and calling on the Trump Administration

May 4, 2020 Press Release

Congressman Alan Lowenthal (CA-47), chair of the House Natural Resource Committee’s (HNRC) Energy and Mineral Resource subcommittee,  joined with leaders of the HNRC today to demand the administration suspend any further action on a massive Alaska oil development that could see the Department of the Interior expand to cover three-quarters of the nation’s largest piece of unprotected wilderness.

May 4, 2020 Press Release

Congressman Alan Lowenthal (CA-47) and Congresswoman Doris Matsui (CA-06), along with 40 Members of the California House delegation, called on House leadership today to ensure that higher education institutions in California receive additional recovery funding in any future pandemic-related relief packages.

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April 28, 2020 Press Release

Congressman Alan Lowenthal (CA-47), today, joined with 105 of his House colleagues in calling on House leadership to ensure that 501(c)(5) organizations, like labor unions, are made eligible to receive forgivable relief loans through the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP).

April 28, 2020 Press Release

Congressman Alan Lowenthal (CA-47), today, introduced a House Resolution recognizing the significance of, and commemorating the 45th anniversary of the Fall of Saigon and the tragic collapse of the Republic of Vietnam.

April 14, 2020 Press Release

Congressman Alan Lowenthal, today, joined with 70 of his House colleagues in calling on the Department of the Interior (DOI) not to close public comment periods until at least 45 days after the national emergency due to the COVID-19 crisis is ended.

April 8, 2020 Press Release

Today, 11 Members of Congress, including Rep. Alan Lowenthal (CA-47), Rep. David Price (NC-4), Rep. Jan Schakowsky (IL-9), Rep. Gerald Connolly (VA-11, Rep. Peter Welch (VT), Rep. John Yarmuth (KY-3), Rep. Barbara Lee (CA-13), Rep. Andy Levin (MI-9), Rep. Earl Blumenauer (OR-3), Rep.

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