Press Releases

March 2, 2021 Press Release

Congressman Alan Lowenthal (CA-47), today, introduced two bills that will dramatically increase accountability of oil and gas developers on public lands. The first bill, the Bonding Reform and Taxpayer Protection Act, will increase the amount of bond that oil and gas developers must post before being allowed to drill on public land leased from the federal government.

February 27, 2021 Press Release

Congressman Alan Lowenthal (CA-47), last night, joined with his House colleagues in passing the American Rescue Plan Act, a historic COVID-19 relief package that will see $1.9 trillion in aid, grants, and loans go to American workers, families, and businesses.

February 9, 2021 Press Release

Congressman Alan Lowenthal (CA_47), today, issued the following statement on the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee's subcommittee on the Coast Guard and Maritime Trasnportation hearing entitled 'State of the U.S. Maritime Industry: Impacts of the COVID-19 Pandemic.'

February 3, 2021 Press Release
Legislation creates a permanent LGBTQI Special Envoy at the State Department

Congressman Alan Lowenthal (CA-47) and Senator Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.) today announced they will reintroduce the International Human Rights Defense Act, a bicameral effort to reaffirm the United States' role as a world leader in the promotion of LGBTQI equality.

January 27, 2021 Press Release

Congressman Alan Lowenthal (CA-47), today, issued the following statement regarding an executive order to be signed by President Biden this afternoon that will indefinitely bar new oil and gas leases on federal lands:

January 13, 2021 Press Release

Congressman Alan Lowenthal (CA-47), today, issued the following statement on the successful vote in the House to impeach President Trump:

January 8, 2021 Press Release

Congressman Alan Lowenthal (CA-47), today, issued the follwing statement on the death of Officer Brian Sicknick, a 12-year veteran of the Capitol Police, who died Thursday from injuries sustained while defending the U.S. Capitol when it was stormed by insurrectionists on Wednesday.

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.

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