Press Releases

July 28, 2021 Press Release

Congressman Alan Lowenthal (CA-47) issued the following statement after a recent Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) release of a November, 2020 U.S. State Department Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the government of Vietnam which allows for the deportation of Vietnamese refugees who arrived in the U.S. prior to July 12, 1995, the date on which the U.S.

July 23, 2021 Press Release

Congressman Alan Lowenthal (CA-47), today, issued the following statement on the announcement by the City of Long Beach that all of the children that had been housed at the Long Beach Convention Center Emergency Intake Site have been successfully reunified:

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July 21, 2021 Press Release

Congressman Alan Lowenthal (CA-47), today, joined with Congresswoman Lisa McClain (MI-10) to introduce bipartisan legislation to create a national standard for the labeling of non-flushable wet wipes. This common-sense standard would address the growing problem of these wipes being flushed into and creating obstructions in public sewer, stormwater, and wastewater systems.

July 14, 2021 Press Release

Congressman Alan Lowenthal (CA-47), today announced that he secured inclusion of more than $7.6 million for nine community projects in the 47th District in Fiscal Year 2022 appropriations legislation currently moving through the House of Representatives.

July 1, 2021 Press Release

Congressman Alan Lowenthal (CA-47) announced that he has secured significant policy priorities, nearly $25 million in funding for 47th District projects, and the inclusion of critical environmental language in a major transportation legislative package that passed the House today.

June 25, 2021 Press Release

Congressman Alan Lowenthal (CA-47) and Senator Ed Markey (D-MA) today applauded the announcement that President Joe Biden has appointed OutRight Action International Executive Director Jessica Stern as the State Department Special Envoy for the Human Rights of LGBTQI+ Persons.

June 24, 2021 Press Release

Congressman Alan Lowenthal (CA-47), today, joined with 12 of his House colleagues to reintroduce the Billie Jean King Gold Medal Act, legislation which would award King the Congressional Gold Medal in recognition of her extensive accomplishments and contributions to athletics, women’s equality, the LGBTQ community, and American culture.

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June 22, 2021 Press Release

Congressman Alan Lowenthal (CA-47) and Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-01), today, joined by 20 House colleagues, introduced legislation to protect imperiled seabirds from international fishing threats while increasing ongoing seabird conservation efforts in the United States and abroad.

June 11, 2021 Press Release

Congressman Alan Lowenthal (CA-47), today, announced that he had secured the inclusion of significant policy priorities in a major transportation legislative package currently moving through the House.

June 9, 2021 Press Release
Tackling plastic pollution is an opportunity for America to lead and to protect public health and crucial ecosystems

With a G7 Summit just around the corner, U.S. Representatives Alan Lowenthal (D-CA-47) and Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR-01), along with Oregon’s U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley, are pushing the Biden administration to work toward a global agreement to address marine plastic litter and microplastics.

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