Press Releases

January 6, 2021 Press Release

Congressman Alan Lowenthal (CA-47), today, issued the following statement on the storming and occupation of the U.S. Capitol Building by supporters of President Trump:

January 5, 2021 Press Release

Congressman Alan Lowenthal (CA-47), today, issued the following statement regarding the Trump Administration release of a final rule threatening the efficacy of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act (MBTA):

December 29, 2020 Press Release

In an effort to head off last minute lame-duck Trump Administration efforts to expand offshore oil and gas drilling along the California coast, Congressman Alan Lowenthal (CA-47), today, led a letter with 21 of his House colleagues from the California Delegation in expressing their strong opposition to any expansion of oil and gas drilling off the coast of California.

December 18, 2020 Press Release

Congressman Alan Lowenthal (CA-47), co-chair of the Congressional Caucus on Vietnam, today joined with seven House colleagues in urging the U.S. State and Treasury departments to implement Global Magnitsky sanctions against eight members of the Ha Tinh Province police force in Vietnam who tortured journalist Nguyen Van Hoa. The Magnitsky Act provides for U.S.

December 10, 2020 Press Release

Congressmen Alan Lowenthal (D-Calif.) and Mark Pocan (D-Wis.) today joined with U.S.

December 10, 2020 Press Release

Congressman Alan Lowenthal (CA-47), today, joined with 15 House colleagues in calling on the Department of Interior (DOI) to delay new oil and gas lease sales to ensure that the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) does not grant oil and gas leases on federal lands to entities unable to hold them, including land speculators and foreign nationals.

December 10, 2020 Press Release

Congressmen Alan Lowenthal (D-CA) and Don Beyer (D-VA), co-chairs of the Congressional Safe Climate Caucus, today issued the following statement on their introduction of a resolution celebrating the fifth anniversary of the signing of the Paris Climate Agreement:

November 7, 2020 Press Release

Congressman Alan Lowenthal (CA-47), today, issued the following statement on the election of former Vice President Joe Biden as the 46th President of the United States:

October 28, 2020 Press Release

Congressman Alan Lowenthal (CA-47), today, joined with 13 of his House colleagues in calling on the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to immediately close the Adelanto, California ICE facility and release all detainees held there.

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