Press Releases

November 27, 2018 Press Release

Congressman Alan Lowenthal (CA-47) today announced his intention to vote in support of Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi to be the next Speaker of the House of Representatives in the 116th Congress.

"Without question, Nancy Pelosi should be—and, I believe, will be—the next House Speaker.

October 19, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Alan Lowenthal (CA-47) today issued the following statement on the release and exile of Nguyen Ngoc Nhu Quynh, one of Vietnam's most prominent dissidents, by the Vietnamese government. Known throughout Vietnam as "Mother Mushroom," Quynh is a blogger and environmental activist and was serving a 10-year sentence for what authorities called anti-state propaganda. 

October 12, 2018 Press Release

Congressman Alan Lowenthal today called on the U.S. Ambassador to Vietnam to visit with the Most Venerable Thich Quang Do, Patriarch of the Unified Buddhist Church of Vietnam (UBCV), determine his current health conditions, and report back any findings.

September 26, 2018 Press Release

Congressman Alan Lowenthal (CA-47) today joined with 16 of his House colleagues in making the following joint statement to mark the fourth anniversary of the forced disappearance of 43 students from Ayotzinapa, Guerrero, Mexico.

September 21, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Alan Lowenthal (CA-47) today released a commissioned Congressional report that reveals that each of the nearly 600,000 homeowners in Orange County could be adversely impacted by the Republican tax bill passed late last year.
September 12, 2018 Press Release

Congressman Alan Lowenthal (CA-47) today joined with 96 of his House colleagues in urging leaders of both parties in the House to ensure that a number of potentially harmful provisions to endangered species conservation not be included in final spending legislation for FY 2019.

August 22, 2018 Press Release

Congressman Alan Lowenthal (CA-47) today issued the following statement following the announcement by the Trump Administration that the Environmental Protection Agency will replace the Clean Power Plan--instituted during the Obama Administration to curtail emissions from power plants--with a significantly weaker regulations:

August 9, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Alan Lowenthal (CA-47) today joined with colleagues in the Orange County House delegation in calling on Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to utilize every resource of the U.S. government to ensure the safe and timely return of U.S. citizen Michael Phuong Minh Nguyen.

July 25, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Alan Lowenthal (CA-47) today joined with his colleagues Rep. Steny Hoyer (MD-05), Rep. Ed Royce (CA-39), and Rep. Ted Yoho (FL-03) to lead the successful bipartisan passage of legislation which will enact sanctions on Cambodian officials responsible for undermining democracy in the Southeast Asian nation.

July 20, 2018 Press Release

Congressman Alan Lowenthal (CA-47) today issued the following statement following the release and deportation of American citizen William Nguyen in Vietnam. 

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