Noticias

February 21, 2024

CORREA, CRANE INTRODUCE BIPARTISAN BORDER SECURITY LEGISLATION TO COUNTER UNDERGROUND SMUGGLING TUNNELS

WASHINGTON — Today, Representatives Lou Correa (D-CA), the top Democrat on the House Border Security and Enforcement Subcommittee, and Eli Crane (R-AZ) introduced the Subterranean Border Defense Act, a bipartisan piece of legislation that would require annual reports to Congress on efforts taking place to counter illicit cross-border tunnel operations. “It’s clear that human traffickers and illegal drug smugglers have developed dynamic ways to evade capture—making it urgent and necessary that … Continue Reading


February 15, 2024

CORREA VOTES AGAINST GOP ATTEMPT TO PUT CONSUMER PROTECTIONS AT RISK

WASHINGTON — Today, Representative Lou Correa (D-CA) voted against the Republican-led Unlocking our Domestic LNG Potential Act of 2024 and released the following statement: “I remain concerned about eliminating the requirement that our energy exports and imports be ‘consistent with the public interest’. This standard has been in place to protect consumers for almost a century—and losing this safeguard would not be in the nation’s best interest,” Correa said. “It also takes away the Department … Continue Reading


February 14, 2024

CORREA STATEMENT ON ICE REDUCING OPERATIONS, RELEASING DETAINEES BECAUSE OF REPUBLICAN INACTION

WASHINGTON — Today, following reports of that Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) could soon be forced to reduce operations and release significant numbers of detainees due to budgetary constraints, Representative Lou Correa (CA-46), the top Democrat on the House Border Security and Enforcement Subcommittee, released the below statement: “For months, the Biden Administration has been asking Congress to deliver much-needed resources to ensure the safe, humane processing of refugees and … Continue Reading


February 14, 2024

CORREA STATEMENT ON ICE REDUCING OPERATIONS, RELEASING DETAINEES BECAUSE OF REPUBLICAN INACTION

WASHINGTON — Today, following reports of that Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) could soon be forced to reduce operations and release significant numbers of detainees due to budgetary constraints, Representative Lou Correa (CA-46), the top Democrat on the House Border Security and Enforcement Subcommittee, released the below statement: “For months, the Biden Administration has been asking Congress to deliver much-needed resources to ensure the safe, humane processing of refugees and … Continue Reading


February 13, 2024

CORREA (AGAIN) VOTES AGAINST IMPEACHING SECRETARY MAYORKAS

WASHINGTON — Today, after voting against articles of impeachment against Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas, Representative Lou Correa (CA-46), the top Democrat on the House Border Security and Enforcement Subcommittee, released the following statement: “Let me be clear: we must keep our border secure, we must ensure migrants have the right to seek safe haven in this country like our forefathers did, and we must make sure the national security of this country … Continue Reading


February 13, 2024

“LUCY PULLED THE FOOTBALL”: CORREA ON REPUBLICAN REFUSAL TO SUPPORT U.S. ALLIES IN EUROPE, MIDDLE EAST

WASHINGTON — Today, after the Senate passed a national security supplemental appropriations package to support the United States’ allies in Europe and the Middle East, Representative Lou Correa (CA-46) released the following statement: “Last week, Speaker Johnson refused to allow the House to vote on, or even debate, a Senate-led aid package for our allies despite it including draconian refugee law changes—a package even I wouldn’t have been able to support,” Correa said. “Speaker Johnson … Continue Reading


February 09, 2024

CORREA, BLUE DOG COALITION RAISE ALARM OVER BIDEN ADMINISTRATION PAUSE ON LNG EXPORTS

SANTA ANA, Calif. — Today, Representative Lou Correa (CA-46) led 8 members of the Blue Dog Coalition in a letter to President Joe Biden raising alarm over his Administration’s announced pause on approvals for new U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG) exports. “U.S. LNG is not only clean and reliable, but should also be recognized as a model of American energy independence,” the members wrote. “Unfortunately, there are considerable economic, national security, and environmental implications to this … Continue Reading


February 08, 2024

AHEAD OF LUNAR NEW YEAR, REPS. CORREA, STEEL INTRODUCE RESOLUTION HONORING VIETNAMESE AMERICANS

WASHINGTON — Today, Representatives Lou Correa (CA-46) and Michelle Steel (CA-45) introduced a bipartisan resolution recognizing the contributions of the Vietnamese-American community to the United States. Orange County, California is home to Little Saigon and almost 190,000 Vietnamese Americans, making it the largest Vietnamese diaspora in the world outside of Vietnam. “As our Vietnamese American community at home prepares to celebrate T?t and the Year of the Dragon, it’s never been more … Continue Reading


February 07, 2024

CORREA LEADS COMMUNITY EFFORT TO DESIGNATE ANAHEIM POST OFFICE IN HONOR OF WWII VETERAN, LOCAL LEADER DR. WILLIAM KOTT

WASHINGTON — Today, Representative Lou Correa (CA-46) announced the introduction of bipartisan legislation to re-designate the Federal Anaheim Post Office at 333 W. Broadway in Anaheim, California as the Dr. William Kott Post Office—honoring the life of the decorated U.S. Army veteran who served during World War II and was one of the liberators of the Buchenwald Nazi concentration camp during his service. Within days of its introduction, Correa’s legislation was marked up and passed out of … Continue Reading


January 31, 2024

CORREA VOTES TO EXPAND CHILD TAX CREDIT, SEND TAX RELIEF FOR WORKING FAMILIES

WASHINGTON — Today, Representative Lou Correa (CA-46) voted to pass H.R. 7024, the Tax Relief for American Families and Workers Act of 2024, which includes an expansion of the expired Child Tax Credit (CTC) and released the following statement:  “The Child Tax Credit expansion that Democrats passed through the American Rescue Plan was a monumental tax-cut for Main Street, and lifted countless children and their families here in Orange County out of poverty,” Correa said. “While today’s … Continue Reading


January 31, 2024

CORREA CALLS FOR FEDERAL INVESTIGATION INTO MISUSE OF PUBLIC FUNDS BY CITY OF ANAHEIM

WASHINGTON — Today, following the California State Auditor’s release of its audit alleging improperly managed public funds by the City of Anaheim, Representative Lou Correa (D-Anaheim) sent a letter to Attorney General Merrick Garland and Secretary of the Treasury Janet Yellen calling for an investigation into whether any federal laws were broken by the City or the recipients of the public funds. Yesterday, the California State Auditor released its audit of public funds from the City that … Continue Reading


January 30, 2024

CORREA ANNOUNCES NEARLY $35 MILLION TO COMBAT HOMELESSNESS IN ORANGE COUNTY

WASHINGTON — Today, Representative Lou Correa (CA-46) announced nearly $35 million in federal tax dollars for over 25 projects from over 10 organizations across Orange County that provide housing assistance and/or supportive services to people experiencing homelessness, as well as costs related to planning and data collection. This funding comes from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) nearly $3.16 billion in Continuum of Care program awards for over 7,000 projects … Continue Reading


January 26, 2024

REPS. CORREA, KIM PRESS GOV. NEWSOM FOR EMERGENCY DECLARATION FOR TUSTIN AFTER HANGAR FIRE

SANTA ANA, Calif. — Today, Representatives Lou Correa (CA-46) and Young Kim (CA-40) penned a letter to California Governor Gavin Newsom calling on him to reconsider his decision to reject the City of Tustin’s request for a Proclamation of a State of Emergency, which would allow access to critical resources to maintain public health and safety, and mitigate impacts of the recent hangar fire. “We believe that the serious health risks associated with long-term exposure to asbestos and lead … Continue Reading


January 25, 2024

CORREA ANNOUNCES $6 MILLION FOR CHILDREN’S HEALTH, AFFORDABLE HOUSING IN ORANGE COUNTY

ORANGE COUNTY, Calif. - This week, Representative Lou Correa (CA-46) joined the Orange County Board of Supervisors, including Supervisors Katrina Foley (5th District) and Vincente Sarmiento (2nd District), to announce $6 million in federal tax dollars for two Orange County community projects—BeWell OC’s Families and Children’s Campus and the Orange County Housing Finance Trust—to address children’s mental health, create affordable housing, and address homelessness. "These federal tax dollars … Continue Reading


January 18, 2024

CORREA (ONCE AGAIN) VOTES TO AVERT A GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN

WASHINGTON — Today, Representative Lou Correa (CA-46) (once again) voted to avert a government shutdown and released the following statement: “Today, I once again, for the third time in six months, joined a bipartisan group of my colleagues to prevent a government shutdown, and ensure that the national security of this country isn’t put at risk,” Correa said. “The third time might be the charm—though, my confidence in the majority party’s ability to govern is waning. It is unacceptable to … Continue Reading


January 17, 2024

CORREA, NADLER URGE SCOTUS TO UPHOLD DECADES-LONG ADMIN. LAW PRECEDENT, PROTECT SMALL BUSINESSES

WASHINGTON — Today, the Supreme Court of the United States will hear oral arguments in Loper Enterprises v. Raimondo and Relentless v. Department of Commerce—two pivotal cases that threaten to upend rules that keep Americans safe and healthy and create certainty for businesses across the country by undermining Chevron deference. In response, Representatives Lou Correa (D-CA), the Ranking Member on the House Administrative State, Regulatory Reform, and Antitrust Subcommittee, and Jerrold Nadler … Continue Reading


January 16, 2024

READOUT: CORREA ATTENDS INAUGURATION OF GUATEMALAN PRESIDENT BERNARDO ARÉVALO

WASHINGTON — This weekend, Representative Lou Correa (CA-46), the top Democrat on the House Border Security and Enforcement Subcommittee, and member of the House Immigration, Enforcement, and Security Subcommittee, joined the official United States Presidential Delegation to Guatemala City, Guatemala for the presidential inauguration of President Bernardo Arévalo. In his role as Ranking Member of the House Border Security and Enforcement Subcommittee, Ranking Member Correa has long fought for … Continue Reading


January 11, 2024

CORREA TO JOIN PRESIDENTIAL DELEGATION TO THE REPUBLIC OF GUATEMALA TO ATTEND THE INAUGURATION OF HIS EXCELLENCY BERNARDO ARÉVALO

WASHINGTON — Today, Representative Lou Correa (CA-46) announced his designation by President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. to a Presidential Delegation to attend the Inauguration of His Excellency Bernardo Arévalo on January 14, 2024, in Guatemala City, Guatemala. The Honorable Samantha Power, Administrator of the United States Agency for International Development, will lead the delegation. Members of the Presidential Delegation include: Mr. Patrick Ventrell, Chargé d'Affaires, United States … Continue Reading


January 05, 2024

CORREA, BERGMAN APPLAUD NEW PSYCHEDELIC PTSD, DEPRESSION TREATMENT STUDIES BY VA

ORANGE COUNTY, Calif. — Today, following the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) issuing a request for applications (RFA) for proposals from its network of VA researchers to study the use of certain psychedelic compounds in treating posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and depression, Representatives Lou Correa (CA-46) and Jack Bergman (MI-01), co-chairs of the Psychedelics Advancing Therapies (PATH) Caucus, released the below statement: “To say this moment is monumental would be an … Continue Reading


December 18, 2023

CORREA LEADS BIPARTISAN CALL ON BIDEN ADMINISTRATION TO PROTECT AMERICAN FIRMS, CONSUMERS FROM E.U. OVERREACH

WASHINGTON — Today, Representative Lou Correa (D-CA), Ranking Member of the House Administrative State, Regulatory Reform, and Antitrust Subcommittee, led 20+ of his colleagues in a bipartisan letter to President Joe Biden urging him to advocate for American companies and workers by insisting that European Union (EU) policymakers administer and enforce their digital policies fairly. The members expressed concern with the EU’s designation of five U.S. companies as “gatekeepers” under the … Continue Reading

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