Congressman Alan Lowenthal (CA-47) today applauded the introduction yesterday of H.R. 1, a sweeping and comprehensive voting rights, election security, and anti-corruption legislative package named the For The People Act. HR1 includes key provisions to restore election integrity taken from the Congressman's previously introduced legislation, the Redistricting Reform Act.
Congressman Lowenthal Sworn into 116th Congress
The 116th freshman class stands ready for the new Congress.
The freshman class will be sworn in on January 3rd, 2019 when the First Session of the 116th United States Congress convenes.
New Congress Will Meet in Washington, DC
Congressman Alan Lowenthal today joined with Congressman Lou Correa and Congressman-elect Harley Rouda in issuing the following statement regarding a Department of Homeland Security effort to renegotiate a 2008 agreement with Vietnam. The Administration's effort would result in Vietnam War-era immigrants from Vietnam being subject to deportation back to Vietnam:
Congressman Alan Lowenthal (CA-47) today led a coalition of 26 House Members in urging the President, the Secretary of State, and the Secretary of Homeland Security to maintain current protections afforded to Vietnamese refugees in the Unites States.
http://On Tuesday, December 11, Congressman Alan Lowenthal (CA-47) led a coalition of 14 Members of Congress on a letter urging Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen to restore the ability of Dreamers to travel abroad.
Congressman Alan Lowenthal (CA-47) today joined with 42 of his House colleagues to introduce a bipartisan House Resolution honoring the 70th Anniversary of Human Rights Day and the 1948 ratification by the United Nations of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR).