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Congressman Alan Lowenthal (CA-47) today joined with 17 of his House colleagues to introduce the Billie Jean King Gold Medal Act to award King the Congressional Gold Medal in recognition of her extensive accomplishments and contributions to athletics, women’s equality, the LGBT community, and American culture. “Billie Jean King, through …continue reading

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Congressman Alan Lowenthal (CA-47), today, joined with 104 of his House colleagues in calling on House leadership to ensure that 501(c)(5) organizations, like labor unions, are made eligible to receive forgivable relief loans through the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). In a letter to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Minority Leader …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 joined with 35 of his House colleagues in calling on the National Mediation Board (NMB) to allow thousands of union airline catering workers to be released from a protracted labor mediation process in order to begin labor actions against their employers. Labor actions involving airline …continue reading

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Congressman Alan Lowenthal (CA-47) today introduced the America’s Red Rock Wilderness Act, legislation which will place federal wilderness protection on 8.4 million acres of public lands in Utah. These lands, world famous for its twisting canyons and other unique geologic and biological features, are also replete with numerous archaeological sites. …continue reading

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Congressman Alan Lowenthal (CA-47) today issued the following statement regarding the Department of the Interior release of a new rule which rolls back protections of migratory birds contained within the Migratory Bird Treaty Act: “This rule, a radical reinterpretation of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act (MBTA), is just the latest …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

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Congressman Alan Lowenthal (CA-47), chairman of the House Natural Resources Committee’s Energy and Mineral Resources subcommittee, today introduced H.R.4346, the Bonding Reform and Taxpayer Protection Act of 2019, legislation that will significantly increase the amount of bond that oil and gas developers must post before being allowed to drill on …continue reading

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Republican Candidate for Congress Amy Phan West (47th congressional district) denounced Rep. Alan Lowenthal’s unwavering support for anti-American, anti-Semitic Representatives Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib who on August 15 were denied entry to visit the State of Israel for a two-person congressional tour. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu stated that …continue reading

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Congressman Alan Lowenthal (CA-47) today announced the online release of his policy essay, “The Ills of Gerrymandering and Independent Redistricting Commissions as the Solution,” in the Harvard Journal on Legislation, one of the nation’s premier legal journals focused on the analysis of legislation and the legislative process. In the essay, …continue reading

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I attended Congressman Alan Lowenthal’s Town Hall on Wednesday, May 29. Unfortunately he’s my congressman (47th district), but that’s how it goes. The town hall was very educating as pro-Trump supporters (scattered around the room) were surrounded by socialists who obviously want the United States to be more like Venezuela. …continue reading