January 06, 2022

Rep. Correa Statement on the One Year Anniversary of the January 6 Attack on the Capitol

Washington, D.C. — Today, Congressman Lou Correa (CA-46) issued the following statement commemorating the one year anniversary of the January 6 attack on our democracy and the U.S. Capitol: “One year ago, violent rioters incited by President Trump’s lies attacked our Capitol in an attempt to stop the certification of the electoral college vote. They did not succeed. History will remember that nothing stopped Congress from fulfilling our constitutional … Continue Reading

December 17, 2021

Weekly Wrap Up

This week Rep. Correa was in Washington D.C. for votes to raise the debt limit ceiling and went back to Orange County to Honor a WWII Veteran. The Congressman met with Bill Rowe to honor and present him with the Congressional Record to WWII for his 100th birthday. Bill is an American hero and an Army Air Corps 1st pilot who flew 15 missions, and we thank him for his service to our country. The Weekly Rundown   On Monday, Congressman Correa cosponsored the National Wildland Fire … Continue Reading

December 16, 2021

Correa, Espaillat, García Statement on Parliamentarian Striking Immigration Plan ‘C’ from Build Back Better Act

Washington, D.C.  — Today, Representatives Lou Correa (CA-46), Adriano Espaillat (NY-13), and Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) released the following statement regarding the Senate Parliamentarian’s ruling barring the inclusion of work authorization and deportation protections for our nation’s undocumented immigrants in the Build Back Better Act:   “We are deeply disappointed by the Senate Parliamentarian’s decision tonight barring the … Continue Reading

December 09, 2021

Rep. Correa Amendments in the Protecting Our Democracy Act Pass in the House

Washington, D.C. — Today, Congressman Lou Correa (CA-46) released the following statement applauding the House passage of his amendments as part of the Protecting Our Democracy Act. Rep. Correa said, "My first amendment would close a Freedom of Information Request loophole that allows federal agencies to disregard the oversight of Congress and treat oversight requests from Members of Congress as Freedom of Information requests from the public. This amendment would strengthen the … Continue Reading

December 07, 2021

Rep. Correa Continues Fighting for Pathway to Citizenship in Build Back Better Act

Washington, D.C. — Today, Congressman Lou Correa (CA-46) issued a statement following his joint press conference alongside Representatives Adriano Espaillat (NY-13), Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04), Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (NY-14), and leading immigration advocacy groups in urging the Senate to provide a pathway to citizenship in the Build Back Better Act.    Rep. Lou Correa said, “Americans want an immigration reform that will secure the freedom … Continue Reading

December 02, 2021

Rep. Correa Urges Further Congressional Action to Address Supply Chain and Higher Prices for Consumers

Washington, D.C. — Today Congressman Lou Correa (CA-46) joined Representatives Cindy Axne (IA-03), Susan Wild (PA-07), Susie Lee (NV-03), and House colleagues in sending a letter to Speaker Nancy Pelosi and House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, urging for additional action to address the supply chain issues Americans are experiencing across the country. Rep. Correa said, “My constituents have made it clear to me that our supply chain work isn’t finished yet. Although … Continue Reading

December 02, 2021

Rep. Correa Statement on the U.S. to Restart Remain in Mexico Policy

Washington, D.C. — Today Congressman Lou Correa (CA-46), issued the following statement: Rep. Correa said, “The much-criticized Trump Administration’s Remain in Mexico Policy has been reinstated due to a federal court order. While I appreciate that the Biden Administration is committed to continue to fight to terminate this harmful policy, I hope that the Biden Administration ensures there is a workable solution in the meantime that keeps refugees safe and that will … Continue Reading

November 23, 2021

Correa’s Statement on the Biden Administration to release millions barrels of oil from strategic reserve

Washington, D.C. — Today Representatives Lou Correa (CA-46) issued the following statement:   Rep. Lou Correa said. “I applaud the Biden Administration’s decision to release oil from the nation’s Strategic Petroleum Reserve in concert with other nations such as India, South Korea, and Japan.   My hardworking constituents cannot afford to pay high gasoline prices, rent, and groceries. They should not be forced to choose between paying for … Continue Reading

November 22, 2021

Reps. Correa, Ocasio-Cortez, García, Espaillat, Meng, and House Colleagues call on Senate leaders to reinstate pathway to citizenship in Build Back Better Act

Washington, D.C. — Today Representatives Lou Correa (CA-46), Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (NY-14), Jesús G. "Chuy" García (IL-04), Adriano Espaillat (NY-13), and Grace Meng (NY-06) led a letter alongside 86 of their House colleagues calling for Senate Leader Chuck Schumer, Pro Tem Patrick Leahy, and Senate Judiciary Chair Dick Durbin to include a pathway to citizenship in the Senate version of the Build Back Better Act following its passage:   Congressman … Continue Reading

November 22, 2021

Correa's Statement on Biden's Nominees Jerome Powell and Dr. Lael Brainard

Washington, D.C. — Today, Representative Lou Correa (CA-46) issued the following statement: Rep. Lou Correa said: “I congratulate President Biden’s nominees Jerome Powell to serve as Chair of the Federal Reserve and Dr. Lael Brainard to serve as Vice Chair. Inflation is at a 30-year high. We need strong leadership at the Federal Reserve to bring to address this issue. My constituents are seeing rising prices for basic needs at the grocery store and at the gas pump. Their … Continue Reading

November 21, 2021

Weekly Wrap Up

This week Rep. Correa was back in Washington D.C. to join President Biden as he signed the Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal and Passed the Build Back Better Act in the House. The Congressman met with Wreaths Across America to learn about their mission to remember, honor, and teach the community about their work laying wreaths across America’s cemeteries to honor our fallen veterans. Lastly, the Salvation Army USA also gave the Congressman their highest honor by presenting him with their … Continue Reading

November 19, 2021

Correa, García, Espaillat Statement Following House Vote on the Historic Build Back Better Act

 WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today Representatives Lou Correa (CA-46), Jesús G. "Chuy" García (IL-04), and Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) issued the following statement after voting to pass the historic Build Back Better Act: “The Build Back Better Act we passed today delivers for working American families across the country, including immigrants and working-class communities by reducing poverty, expanding health care coverage, combating the climate crisis, providing rental … Continue Reading

November 17, 2021

Congressman Correa Releases Statement Ahead of North American Leaders’ Summit

Washington, D.C. — Today Congressman Lou Correa (CA-46), a member of the Congressional U.S.-Mexico Interparliamentary group, released the following statement ahead of tomorrow’s North American Leaders’ Summit meeting between President Biden, President López Obrador of Mexico, and Prime Minister Trudeau of Canada: Rep. Correa said: “I applaud President Biden‘s actions to work and meet with Canadian President Trudeau and Mexican President López … Continue Reading

November 17, 2021

Correa Applauds the Passage of His Bipartisan Homeland Procurement Reform Act (HOPR ACT)

Washington, D.C. — Representative Lou Correa (D-CA), a senior member of the House Committee on Homeland Security and Chair of the Subcommittee on Oversight, Management, & Accountability, released the following statement after the US House voted to pass his Homeland Procurement Reform Act (HOPR ACT), which he introduced alongside Representative Brian Mast (R-FL). The bipartisan legislation aims to increase high-quality uniforms and personal protective equipment (PPE) during … Continue Reading

November 17, 2021

Rep. Correa Statement on DHS and FBI Email Data Breach

Washington, D.C. — Today, Representative Lou Correa (D-CA) Chairman of the House Homeland Security Subcommittee on Oversight, Management and Accountability released the following statement:  Rep. Correa said: “Friday’s breach of the DHS/FBI LEEP email server is the latest in a long string of data breaches. The evidence indicates that it can be attributed to one individual operating in Calgary, Canada. Unfortunately, Canadian cyber security and privacy laws … Continue Reading

November 15, 2021

Correa Attends White House Signing Ceremony of the Historic Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act

Washington, D.C. — Today, Representative Lou Correa (D-CA) attended the signing ceremony at the White House of the most significant infrastructure investment in a century, the Infrastructure Investments and Jobs Act. Rep. Correa voted for this bipartisan legislation to rebuild our country by modernizing the nation’s infrastructure, creating good-paying jobs, fixing our nation’s highways and bridges, expanding broadband internet access, and combating our climate … Continue Reading

November 09, 2021

Rep. Correa Introduces Legislation to Name Post Office after the first Latino Judge in Orange County

Washington, D.C. — Today, Representative Lou Correa (D-CA) introduced legislation to designate the United States Post Office located on 615 North Bush Street in Santa Ana to Judge James Perez Post Office, in honor of the first Latino judge in Orange County.   Rep. Lou Correa said: “Judge Perez’s story is the American story. By renaming the post office, we honor his service to our nation, as well as his devotion to his country and the legal community. Judge Perez was a … Continue Reading

October 27, 2021

Correa and Colleagues Call for Speaker Pelosi and Chairman Neal to Withdraw New Tax Reporting Proposal

Washington, D.C. - Congressman Lou Correa (D-CA), today led 20 of his Democratic Congressional colleagues in a letter to Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi and Chairman of Ways and Means Richard Neal urging concern on the new tax information reporting regime proposed by the Department of Treasury in the reconciliation package. The Representatives raised concerns on excessive data in financial accounts being submitted to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) annually and have requested finding … Continue Reading

October 26, 2021

Correa Calls on Irvine City Council, Mayor Khan to Pass Resolution in Support of Creating a Veterans’ Cemetery in Anaheim Hills

Washington, D.C. - Congressman Correa sent a letter to City of Irvine Mayor Farrah Khan encouraging the Irvine City Council to join 33 other cities in Orange County and pass a resolution in support of establishing a veterans' cemetery in Anaheim Hills. Congressman Correa said: "Our servicemembers have made the ultimate sacrifice for our country. Their families and loved ones deserve to have a cemetery in the community to lay them to rest. I am asking for Irvine City Council and Mayor Khan … Continue Reading

October 22, 2021

Correa Leads Call to Overrule Parliamentarian's Ruling

Washington, D.C. — Congressman Correa led a letter with Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Chuy Garcia, and Adriano Espaillat urging the Senate to disregard the advisory opinion of the Senate Parliamentarian. Congressman Correa leads 42 of his colleagues to call on the Senate to overrule the Parliamentarian—an unelected official. This authority has been invoked previously; therefore, there is a precedent of the Presiding Officer overruling the opinion of the Senate … Continue Reading

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