Noticias

August 12, 2022

Rep. Correa Votes to Pass Historic Inflation Reduction Act

Washington, D.C. — Today Rep. Lou Correa (CA-46) released the following statement after voting for the Inflation Reduction Act:   “Yet as good as this legislation is I am outraged, frustrated, and heartbroken that we forgot and left behind our Dreamers, farmworkers, and other undocumented workers in a legal purgatory. Reconciliation was the last opportunity to act on immigration reform in this 117th Congress.  It has come and gone.  It’s been 35 … Continue Reading


August 04, 2022

Rep. Correa Calls for Action in Investigation of killings of Fathers Javier Campos and Joaquín Mora

Washington, D.C. — Today Rep. Lou Correa (CA-46) co-led a letter alongside Rep. Anna G. Eshoo (CA-18) calling for President Biden to take action in the investigation of the killings of two Jesuit priests, Fathers Javier Campos and Joaquín Mora, in Chihuahua, Mexico. “The loss of Fathers Javier Campos and Joaquín Mora are outrageous, not only to the faith community in Mexico but also in my own district where many Mexican Americans of Catholic faith have mourned the loss. … Continue Reading


July 29, 2022

Congressman Correa Votes For Passage of the Wildfire Response and Drought Resiliency Act

Washington, D.C. — Today Congressman Lou Correa (D-CA) voted for the passage of the Wildfire Response and Drought Resiliency Act. “California is experiencing record-breaking wildfires, which are causing mass destruction and devastation. Federal and state wildfire firefighters who continue to save lives and help save homes deserve to be compensated for their dedication and service. Today, I voted for the passage of the Wildfire Response and Drought … Continue Reading


July 28, 2022

Congressman Correa Urges Extension to Student Loan Pause

Washington, D.C. — Today Rep. Lou Correa (CA-46) issued the following statement after co-signing a letter to President Biden and Secretary Cardona to make an extension to the current pause of federal student loans: "Today I joined my colleagues in sending a letter to President Biden and Secretary Cardona urging for federal student loans to continue to be suspended. “Soon, millions of people across the United States will be required to start making payments on their remaining … Continue Reading


July 28, 2022

Congressman Correa Votes to Pass CHIPS and Science Act

Washington, D.C. — Today, Congressman Lou Correa (D-CA) issued the following statement following his vote for the passage of the CHIPS and Science Act.   "We have to invest in our country’s semiconductor industry. Thirty years ago, America was the global leader in semiconductor production and produced 40% of the world’s supply. Today, our production capacity is only at 12%. The current chips shortage has affected every aspect of our lives because they … Continue Reading


July 28, 2022

Rep. Correa Introduces Resolution

Washington, D.C. – Today, Rep. Lou Correa (D-CA) released the following statement on his introduction of a resolution to honor August as Chicano Heritage Month:   "As the son of Mexican immigrants and the Representative with a large Chicano constituency, I’m honored to represent and celebrate Mexican Americans who have contributed greatly to this country. Chicanos have contributed to the advancement of America for centuries, and it is time that this is acknowledged and … Continue Reading


July 20, 2022

Congressman Correa Co-Leads Legislation to Update Registry Date

Washington, D.C. — Today, Congressman Lou Correa (D-CA) joined his colleagues Rep. Zoe Lofgren (CA-19), Rep. Norma Torres (CA-35), Rep. Jesús “Chuy” Garcia (IL-04), Rep. Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) and Rep. Grace Meng (NY-06), in helping introduce the Renewing Immigration Provisions of the Immigration Act of 1929. "Since the beginning, I have fought for the budget reconciliation process to include an updated immigration reform. Now is the time to pass legislation in the … Continue Reading


July 14, 2022

Congressman Correa Votes to Pass Annual Defense Legislation That Will Support Service Members and the National Security of the United States

Washington, D.C. – Today, Rep. Lou Correa (D-CA) voted for the passage of H.R. 7900, the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), for Fiscal Year 2023. This legislation will strengthen U.S. national security by supporting the development of new technologies, coordination with America's global network of allies and partners, and expand benefits for service members, veterans and their families.  "The NDAA was passed by the House today, demonstrating that we are … Continue Reading


July 07, 2022

Congressman Correa Calls for Action to Protect our Dreamers

Washington, D.C. — Today Congressman Lou Correa (D-CA) issued the following statement to call for action to protect and support Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipients on the uncertainty of the programs future. Congressman Correa urges Congress to pass meaningful immigration reform now that will provide DACA recipients a pathway to citizenship.  "A legal battle in the courts is once again putting recipients of the DACA program in … Continue Reading


July 07, 2022

Rep. Correa Supports Amendment to Study Psychedelics as a Treatment for PTSD for Military Members

Washington, D.C. — Today, Congressman Lou Correa (D-CA) released the following statement in support of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) amendment that expands on a separate provision currently attached to the measure in committee that only gives the Department of Defense (DOD) a mandate to explore cannabis as an opioid substitute for military members with specified health problems.   "More than a decade ago, we began … Continue Reading


July 01, 2022

Rep. Correa Recognized for Key Role in County Wide Efforts to Support Homeless

Washington, D.C. — Today Congressman Lou Correa (D-CA) was formally recognized by nonprofit organization, Housing for Health OC, for his instrumental role in securing their 501(c)(3) status. Housing for Health OC is a collaboration of four Orange County homeless housing, including Mercy House in Santa Ana, and service providers that work under the CalAIM program: "Thousands of community members in Orange County have been suffering as a result of the homelessness … Continue Reading


June 24, 2022

Congressman Correa Statement on Supreme Courts Decisions to Overturn Roe V. Wade

Washington, D.C. — Today Congressman Lou Correa (D-CA) released the following statement on the Supreme Court's verdict in the case of Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health : "The judgment made by the Supreme Court today revokes the right to choose, which millions of women in the United States have relied on for the past half century, and it denies everyone the freedom to decide for themselves how their own health care should be provided. By preventing women from having … Continue Reading


June 22, 2022

Rep. Correa Statement on White House Announcement Calling Congress to act on a Gas Tax Holiday

Washington, D.C. — Today Congressman Lou Correa (D-CA) cosponsor of the Gas Prices Relief Act issued a statement following the White House’s announcement calling for Congress to take action and pass a gas tax holiday. "California’s gasoline cost is consistently among the nation's highest. For the past few months, more and more of my constituents have shared that not even one hundred dollars is enough to cover the cost of filling up their gas tank. We need relief from … Continue Reading


June 16, 2022

Congressman Correa votes in support of the Lower Food and Fuel Costs Act

Washington, D.C. — Today Congressman Lou Correa (D-CA) voted in favor of the passage of the Lower Food and Fuel Costs Act.  Legislation that will lessen the burden for American families at the gas pump and the grocery store. "Americans are struggling to afford two of the most basic necessities: food and fuel.  My colleagues and I are actively pushing for legislation to combat the recent levels of inflation. The war in Ukraine, lasting effects of the pandemic, and a variety … Continue Reading


June 10, 2022

Weekly Wrap Up

The Weekly Rundown This week, Congressman Correa joined his House colleagues to pass life-saving gun violence prevention laws.  First, the House passed the Protecting Our Kids Act, a comprehensive gun violence prevention package of common-sense policy to reduce mass shootings and other instances of gun violence in America. This bill would raise the purchasing age for semi-automatic weapons from 18 to 21 years old, outlaw high-capacity magazines for civilian use, crack down on gun … Continue Reading


May 25, 2022

Congressman Correa At White House

Washington, D.C. — Today, Congressman Lou Correa (D-CA) attended President Biden’s signing of the Executive Order to build public trust and strengthen public safety and issued the following statement:   "President Biden's Executive Order is a positive step forward in promoting accountability, transparency, and the principles of equality in law enforcement and the criminal justice system as a whole. It is our responsibility to build a bridge of trust that improves … Continue Reading


May 20, 2022

Rep. Correa Statement on Louisiana Judge Title 42 Ruling

Washington, D.C. — Today, Congressman Lou Correa (CA-46) issued a statement following the Louisiana Judge ruling on Title 42:   "I am disheartened to hear that a federal judge has blocked the Biden administration from ending Title 42.Title 42 is a health measure and it is being incorrectly used as an immigration and border control tool. As a government, we need to do our job by: 1. Fixing our broken immigration system and implementing a meaningful reform with a pathway … Continue Reading


May 20, 2022

Weekly Wrap Up

The Weekly Rundown  Congressman Correa is a cosponsor of the Consumer Fuel Price Gouging Prevention Act, and voted for the passage of this important legislation to make it unlawful to increase gasoline and home energy fuel prices in an excessive or exploitative manner during a period of an energy emergency. Congressman Correa and House Democrats passed 2 bills to address and restore the baby formula supply in a safe and secure manner. The Infant Formula Supplemental Appropriations Act … Continue Reading


May 19, 2022

Correa Votes to Pass The Consumer Fuel Price Gouging Prevention Act

Washington, D.C. — Today Congressman Lou Correa (D-CA) a cosponsor of the Consumer Fuel Price Gouging Prevention Act, issued a statement after voting for the passage of this legislation: “Families are having trouble making ends meet due to recordgasoline prices of over $5 and $6 per gallon in California. My hardworking constituents are feeling this increase in their pocketbooks and having to cutback on other necessities including … Continue Reading


May 03, 2022

Rep. Correa Statement on Supreme Court's Draft Decision to Overturn Roe v Wade

Washington, D.C. — Today, Congressman Lou Correa (D-CA) issued the following statement: “Roe v Wade: the basic issue is who makes the decision: the government, or the woman in consultation with her doctor and her God. Roe v Wade stands for the woman making that decision. “If this leaked draft opinion is true, then it is disappointing and will overturn 49 years of legal precedent. I don’t want to see women return to clandestine medical procedures. If we really … Continue Reading

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