47th Congressional District

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The following article was released by Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee. Voters in red-state Kansas resoundingly voted to protect their access to abortion. Don’t tell the national Republicans who claim “abortion isn’t the winning issue Democrats think it is.” This is a warning to CA-47 congressional candidate Scott Baugh, who consistently …continue reading

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Congressman Alan Lowenthal (CA-47), co-chair of the Congressional Vietnam Caucus, led a letter today with six of his House colleagues to new U.S. Ambassador to Vietnam Marc Knapper to congratulate him on his appointment to the role. The Members also highlight the ongoing human rights issues in Vietnam and urge …continue reading

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Rep. Alan Lowenthal (D-CA47), who will retire at the end of this term, is asking his constituents to tell him what Congress should make a priority during 2022. (See list below.) Everyone in California Congressional District 47 should be encouraged to fill out and submit a survey. Yes, everyone. Registered …continue reading

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Congressman Alan Lowenthal (CA-47), today, joined with Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-01) to introduce the bipartisan Migratory Bird Protection Act, legislation that would permanently codify important and much-needed protections for millions of migratory birds. The legislation would provide regulatory certainty for industries and help ensure that we meet the conservation goals …continue reading

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Congressman Alan Lowenthal (CA-47), today, announced that he has helped secure committee inclusion of five regional transportation projects brought forward by local government agencies in Avalon, Garden Grove, Long Beach, and Los Angeles County. The projects, worth more than $24 million in total, have been approved by the House Transportation …continue reading

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The campaign for John Briscoe in the 47th Congressional District centered in Long Beach has started a series of videos highlighting issues, including homelessness, in the region currently represented by Alan Lowenthal. The 47th Congressional District also covers the west Orange County cities of Garden Grove, Westminster, Stanton, Los Alamitos, …continue reading

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Congressman Alan Lowenthal today joined with 70 of his House colleagues in calling on the Department of the Interior (DOI) not to close public comment periods until at least 45 days after the national emergency due to the COVID-19 crisis is ended. In a letter to Interior Secretary David Bernhardt, …continue reading

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Congressman Alan Lowenthal (CA-47) today issued the following statement expressing his strong disapproval of the Trump Administration’s proposed “peace plan” for Israel and Palestine: “A plan proposed without Palestinian engagement or consent cannot possibly bring peace to the Middle East. In spite of the administration’s rhetorical claims, the promise of …continue reading