Congressmen Alan Lowenthal (CA-47), Lou Correa (CA-46), and Harley Rouda (CA-48) each represent a portion of the Little Saigon community in Orange County, California—the largest Vietnamese American community outside of Vietnam. The Congressmen today issued the following statements regarding the commemoration of the 44th anniversary of Black April.
Congressman Alan Lowenthal (CA-47) this week introduced House Resolution 309 recognizing the significance of, and commemorating the 44th anniversary of, the Fall of Saigon and the tragic collapse of the Republic of Vietnam.
Congressman Alan Lowenthal (CA-47) this week submitted an appropriations request to direct $35 million to the STARBASE Youth Program. which provides instruction for 5th-grade underrepresented and low-income students in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) education.
This week, Congressman Alan Lowenthal (CA-47) and Senator Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.) reintroduced the International Human Rights Defense Act in the House and Senate. The legislation is a bicameral effort to reaffirm the United States' role as a world leader in the promotion of LGBTQ equality.
Congressman Alan Lowenthal (CA-47) today issued the following statement on the passage in the House of a resolution stating that it is the sense of Congress that the report of Special Counsel Robert Mueller should be made available to the public and to Congress:
Congressmen Alan Lowenthal (CA-47) and Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-01) on Friday led a bipartisan coalition of 20 Republican and 20 Democratic current and former Members of Congress in submitting an amicus brief with the United States Supreme Court regarding two cases before the Court that could stop the partisan gerrymandering of political districts.
Congressman Alan Lowenthal (CA-47) today applauded the passage of H.R. 1 in the House of Representatives. H.R. 1, the For the People Act, is a comprehensive voting rights, election security, and anti-corruption legislative package.
Congressman Alan Lowenthal (CA-47) and Raúl M. Grijalva (AZ-03) today joined with 22 other Members of Congress in sending a letter to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo urging him to address issues concerning the exportation of U.S. firearms to Mexico and implement a system to ensure that firearms do not end up in the hands of human rights abusers and criminals. The letter read in part: