Congressman Alan Lowenthal

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Congressman Alan Lowenthal (CA-47), today, joined with Congress Members Lou Correa (CA-46), Michelle Steel (CA-48) and 14 House colleagues in introducing the bipartisan “Honor Our Commitment Act” to codify protections afforded to Vietnamese refugees in the United States under a 2008 Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the U.S. and Vietnam. …continue reading

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House Natural Resources Committee (HNRC) Energy and Mineral Resources subcommittee Chair, Alan Lowenthal (CA-47); Full HNRC Chair, Raúl Grijalva (AZ-03); and HNRC Water, Oceans, and Wildlife subcommittee Chair, Jared Huffman (CA-02), have filed an amicus brief with the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia calling on the court …continue reading

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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