Alan Lowenthal

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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, joined with Congresswoman Lisa McClain (MI-10) to introduce bipartisan legislation to create a national standard for the labeling of non-flushable wet wipes. This common-sense standard would address the growing problem of these wipes being flushed into and creating obstructions in public sewer, stormwater, and wastewater …continue reading

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Congressman Alan Lowenthal (CA-47) and Senator Ed Markey (D-MA) today applauded the announcement that President Joe Biden has appointed OutRight Action International Executive Director Jessica Stern as the State Department Special Envoy for the Human Rights of LGBTQI+ Persons. “I am tremendously pleased by the appointment of Jessica Stern as …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 City of Cypress has joined together with other cities in West Orange County to cooperate on making the voices heard in the clamor of Orange County and Southern California governance. One visible result has been a cooperative effort to mount Town Halls to inform residents about things of importance …continue reading

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Congressman Alan Lowenthal (CA-47) joined with Congresswoman Katherine Clark (MA-05) and Oregon’s U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley today to introduce the bicameral Break Free From Plastic Pollution Act — the most comprehensive plan ever introduced in Congress to address the plastic pollution crisis that is poisoning our air, water, and land, …continue reading

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Congressman Alan Lowenthal (CA-47), today, applauded the House of Representatives passage of H.R.1, the For The People Act–a sweeping and comprehensive voting rights, election security, ethics and clean election reform package. H.R.1 includes key provisions to restore election integrity taken from the Congressman’s previously introduced legislation, the Redistricting Reform Act. …continue reading

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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 …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