Congressman Alan Lowenthal

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Congressman Alan Lowenthal (CA-47), co-chair of the Congressional Cambodia Caucus, applauded the bipartisan passage of legislation which will enact sanctions on Cambodian government officials responsible for undermining democracy in the Southeast Asian nation. Entitled the Cambodian Democracy Act of 2021, H.R.4686 would freeze all assets in the United States, restrict …continue reading

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Congressman Alan Lowenthal (CA-47) joined with his colleagues on the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee to approve the committee’s portion of the 10-year budget reconciliation package now before the House of Representatives. The Transportation and Infrastructure Committee has jurisdiction over $57.5 billion within the Build Back Better Act, and the …continue reading

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Congressman Alan Lowenthal (CA-47) issued the following statement on the passage of a historic $1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure bill by the U.S. Senate: “The bipartisan infrastructure bill passed by the Senate today is not a perfect bill—it is a necessary compromise required by the Senate’s 60-vote threshold. I have strongly …continue reading

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Congressman Alan Lowenthal (CA-47), today announced that he secured inclusion of more than $7.6 million for nine community projects in the 47th District in Fiscal Year 2022 appropriations legislation currently moving through the House of Representatives. The projects were included in Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and related agencies …continue reading

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Congressman Alan Lowenthal (CA-47) joined with 12 of his House colleagues to reintroduce the Billie Jean King Gold Medal Act, legislation which would award King the Congressional Gold Medal in recognition of her extensive accomplishments and contributions to athletics, women’s equality, the LGBTQ community, and American culture. “The word icon …continue reading

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Congressman Alan Lowenthal (CA-47) and Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-01), today, joined by 20 House colleagues, introduced legislation to protect imperiled seabirds from international fishing threats while increasing ongoing seabird conservation efforts in the United States and abroad. The Albatross and Petrel Conservation Act would implement the Agreement on the Conservation …continue reading

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Congressman Alan Lowenthal (CA-47) joined with co-leads Congressmen Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-01) and Mike Thompson (CA-05) and 63 of their House colleagues in calling on the Biden Administration’s Department of the Interior (DOI) to adopt specific recommendations to restore and strengthen protections to the century-old Migratory Bird Protection Act (MBTA) that …continue reading

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Congressman Alan Lowenthal (CA-47) issued the following statement regarding the Trump Administration release of a final rule threatening the efficacy of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act (MBTA): “The Trump Administration’s effort to roll back the MBTA in the waning days of its time in office is as reckless and unconscionable …continue reading

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As your Congressman, I value your concerns, your ideas, and your thoughts on the critical issues affecting our nation and community. In fact, I wouldn’t be able to properly do my job without them. In a few short weeks, we will start the first session of the new 117th Congress. …continue reading

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Congressman Alan Lowenthal (CA-47), joined with House colleagues Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-01), Raúl Grijalva (AZ-03), Francis Rooney (FL-19), and 48 other House Members in calling on the Trump Administration to abandon proposed regulatory rulemaking reinterpreting a century-old law protecting more than 1,000 species of migratory birds across North America. Their letter …continue reading

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Congressman Alan Lowenthal (CA-47) joined with 29 of his House colleagues in urging the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency to end the detention and deportation of Southeast Asian refugees from Laos, Cambodia, and Vietnam. The letter to newly installed ICE Acting Director Tony Pham, which was also endorsed …continue reading