Noticias

September 30, 2023

CORREA VOTES TO AVERT GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Representative Lou Correa (CA-46) voted to avert a government shutdown, and released the following statement: “I just voted to keep the government open for its citizens, and to ensure that our national security isn’t put at risk,” Correa said. “Today, I joined a bipartisan coalition of my colleagues—Democrat and Republican—to avoid a disastrous government shutdown and ensure those most-vulnerable in our communities continue to get the support they need. I’ll never … Continue Reading


September 29, 2023

CORREA REFUSES PAY IN EVENT OF A GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN, STANDS WITH SERVICEMEMBERS, FEDERAL WORKERS

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Representative Lou Correa (CA-46) sent a letter to Catherine Szpindor, Chief Administrative Officer of the House of Representatives, demanding that his pay be withheld until a possible government shutdown is concluded.  “As we near a government shutdown, I would like to request that in the event of a lapse in appropriations, that my pay be withheld until the government funding is passed and the shutdown is over,” Correa wrote. “It is my understanding that the … Continue Reading


September 29, 2023

RANKING MEMBER CORREA STATEMENT ON GOP’S FLAWED CONTINUING RESOLUTION

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Representative Lou Correa (CA-46), Ranking Member of the House Border Security and Enforcement Subcommittee, released the following statement in response to the House GOP’s proposed continuing resolution (CR) that will ensure a government shutdown: “My colleagues on the other side of the aisle are putting politics over public safety, and putting the homeland security of our country at risk,” Correa said. “Not only does this CR walk back on the bipartisan debt-limit … Continue Reading


September 26, 2023

RANKING MEMBER CORREA STATEMENT ON FTC ANTITRUST COMPLAINT AGAINST AMAZON

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, in response to The Federal Trade Commission and 17 state attorneys general filing suit against Amazon.com, Inc., Representative Lou Correa (CA-46), Ranking Member of the House Subcommittee on the Administrative State, Regulatory Reform, and Antitrust, released the following statement: “The FTC must continue to ensure that consumer protection and the promotion of competition remain at the forefront of the Biden Administration’s antitrust agenda,” Correa said. “While … Continue Reading


September 20, 2023

RANKING MEMBER CORREA STATEMENT ON WHITE HOUSE ANNOUNCEMENT ON BORDER ENFORCEMENT, ACCELERATED WORK AUTHORIZATION PROCESSING

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, in response to the Biden Administration announcing another series of actions to increase enforcement across the Southwest Border, accelerate processing of work authorizations, and the decision to redesignate and extend Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Venezuela, Representative Lou Correa (CA-46), Ranking Member of the House Border Security and Enforcement Subcommittee, released the following statement: “As we address the increasing number of migrants crossing … Continue Reading


September 20, 2023

MEMO: A Shutdown Rendered By Republicans Will Make Our Homeland Less Secure

TO: Interested Parties FROM: Rep. Lou Correa (CA-46), Ranking Member, Subcommittee on Border Security and Enforcement DATE: September 20, 2023 RE: A Shutdown Rendered By Republicans Will Make Our Homeland Less Secure This week, a deal was struck by the majority party and the Freedom Caucus, spawning their reintroduction of a version of a flawed border security bill as part of their effort to increase the likelihood of a government shutdown. Not only is this ‘deal’ unserious, it’s a … Continue Reading


September 18, 2023

RANKING MEMBER CORREA STATEMENT ON GOP’S PROPOSED COLLISION-COURSE TOWARDS A GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, in response to a deal struck by the majority party and the Freedom Caucus, and their reintroduction of a version of a flawed border security bill as part of their effort to increase the likelihood of a government shutdown, Representative Lou Correa (CA-46), Ranking Member of the House Border Security and Enforcement Subcommittee, released the following statement: “Not only is this ‘deal’ unserious, it’s a political non-starter. And don’t take my word for it, ask my … Continue Reading


September 15, 2023

REP. CORREA STATEMENT ON ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS’ ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT OF SANTIAGO CREEK

SANTA ANA, CA — Today, following the release of a draft supplemental environmental assessment of the Santiago Creek flood control project from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps), Representative Lou Correa (CA-46) released the below statement:  “I appreciate the Corps for releasing this environmental assessment today, and for ensuring my constituents remain aware of the issues that matter most in their community,” Correa said. “However, I remain concerned not only about the … Continue Reading


September 14, 2023

REPS. CORREA, STEEL INTRODUCE LEGISLATION TO PROTECT VIETNAMESE-AMERICAN REFUGEES

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Representatives Lou Correa (D-CA) and Michelle Steel (R-CA), Co-Chairs of the Congressional Vietnam Caucus, introduced the bipartisan Honor Our Commitment Act, which would codify protections afforded to Vietnamese refugees in the United States under a 2008 Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the U.S. and Vietnam. The bill would specifically prohibit the deportation of refugees who came to the U.S. prior to July 12, 1995 in the wake of the Vietnam War. The Honor … Continue Reading


September 14, 2023

REP. CORREA TO DACA RECIPIENTS: “YOU’RE PROTECTED, FOR NOW.”

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Representative Lou Correa (CA-46) released the following statement after U.S. Southern District of Texas Judge Hanen ruled against Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA): “While this decision does not impact DACA recipients’ current protections or their ability to continue to renew them, it is another slap in the face to the very promise of the American Dream, and our nation’s promise to those who make our communities stronger,” Correa said. “I represent one … Continue Reading


September 13, 2023

RANKING MEMBER CORREA CALLS ON HOUSE REPUBLICANS TO PASS CLEAN GOVERNMENT FUNDING LEGISLATION

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Representative Lou Correa (CA-46), Ranking Member of the House Border Security and Enforcement Subcommittee, released the following statement: “September 30th is Congress’ deadline to fund the federal government—and we’re falling behind,” Correa said. “A government shutdown would be catastrophic to our national security. Military members will not get paid, schools across the country would not receive funding, small businesses would be unable to access SBA loans, and … Continue Reading


September 12, 2023

IN SANTA ANA, REP. CORREA ANNOUNCES $2 MILLION IN FEDERAL FUNDING TO DECREASE CRIME IN ORANGE COUNTY, CREATE SCIENCE PROGRAMMING SPACE FOR FAMILIES

Photos Available For Download HERE SANTA ANA, CA - Yesterday, Representative Lou Correa (CA-46) joined Discovery Cube CEO Joe Adams, Discovery Cube Board Members, and local elected officials to announce $2 million in federal funding for Discovery Cube to acquire adjacent blighted property and create an educational community facility for youth and their families. This sustainably designed facility will be located along the Santiago Creek. Rep. Correa secured federal funding for this project … Continue Reading


September 08, 2023

REPS. CORREA, STEEL, LOFGREN, SMITH RAISE ALARM OVER HUMAN RIGHTS IN VIETNAM AHEAD OF PRESIDENT BIDEN’S VISIT

ORANGE COUNTY, CA — Today, Representatives Lou Correa (CA-46), Michelle Steel (CA-45), Zoe Lofgren (CA-18), and Chris Smith (NJ-04), Co-Chairs of the Congressional Vietnam Caucus, penned a letter to President Joe Biden ahead of his upcoming trip to Vietnam, urging him to use this opportunity to address human rights abuses, secure the release of prisoners of conscience, and extract a guarantee that there will be no further unjust arrests. “As you know, Vietnam has an abysmal record on human … Continue Reading


September 08, 2023

IN SANTA ANA, REP. CORREA ANNOUNCES $2 MILLION IN FEDERAL FUNDING FOR SANTA ANA COLLEGE, CREATE PATHWAYS TO EMPLOYMENT FOR STUDENTS

Photos Available HERE. B-Roll Available HERE. SANTA ANA, CA - Today, Representative Lou Correa (CA-46) joined Santa Ana College President Dr. Annebelle Nery, Ph.D. to announce $2 million in federal funding for pathways to employment for disadvantaged, dislocated or at-risk adult learners across Orange County.  Rep. Correa delivers remarks to impacted students and officials from Santa Ana College This project will develop complete career education (CTE) pathways for disadvantaged, … Continue Reading


August 29, 2023

IN SANTA ANA, REP. CORREA ANNOUNCES $750,000 IN FEDERAL FUNDING TO CLOSE TRANSPORTATION GAP BETWEEN SANTA ANA AND GARDEN GROVE

Photos and B-Roll Available for Download HERE SANTA ANA, CA – Today, Representative Lou Correa (CA-46) joined Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA) CEO Darrell E. Johnson, Santa Ana Mayor Pro Tem and OCTA Board Member Jessie Lopez, and Fullerton Mayor and OCTA Board Member Fred Jung to announce $750,000 in federal funding to support the completion of the Santa Ana-Garden Grove Rails-to-Trails Gap Closure Project—which would connect bikers between two of the most park-poor … Continue Reading


August 22, 2023

IN ANAHEIM, REP. CORREA ANNOUNCES $1 MILLION IN FEDERAL FUNDING FOR VETERANS HOUSING

ANAHEIM, CA – Yesterday, Representative Lou Correa (CA-46) joined officials from American Veterans Assistance Group (AVAG) to announce $1 million in federal funding for veterans housing assistance in Anaheim. The American Veterans Assistance Group (AVAG) currently provides mobile home options for low-income veterans throughout SoCal, as well as financial and handicap assistance to veterans and their families. AVAG also serves veterans in manufactured housing communities involved with … Continue Reading


August 16, 2023

IN ORANGE, REP. CORREA ANNOUNCES $2 MILLION IN FEDERAL FUNDING FOR PATIENT CARE EFFICIENCY IN ORANGE COUNTY

ORANGE COUNTY, CA – Yesterday, Representative Lou Correa (CA-46) joined CalOptima Health COO Yunkyung Kim and other agency officials to announce $2 million in federal funding for CalOptima Health’s Care Traffic Control initiative in Orange County. The Care Traffic Control Initiative would establish a single coordinated data system to digitally manage the health of Orange County’s Medi-Cal beneficiaries across the continuum of care. Health care workers, social service … Continue Reading


August 10, 2023

RANKING MEMBER CORREA STATEMENT ON BIDEN ADMINISTRATION REQUEST FOR SUPPLEMENTAL BORDER FUNDING

SANTA ANA, CA — Today, Representative Lou Correa (CA-46), Ranking Member of the House Border Security and Enforcement Subcommittee, released the below statement following the Biden Administration’s ask to Congress for additional funding for border security and the humane treatment of migrants:  “I applaud the Biden Administration for making this supplemental funding request today. It includes billions for border security, millions to counter illicit fentanyl … Continue Reading


August 02, 2023

REP. CORREA LEADS 60+ COLLEAGUES IN REINTRODUCING RESOLUTION DESIGNATING AUGUST CHICANO-CHICANA HERITAGE MONTH, HONORING MEXICAN-AMERICAN COMMUNITIES

ORANGE COUNTY, CA — Today, Representative Lou Correa (CA-46) led 60+ of his colleagues in the House in the reintroduction of the Chicano-Chicana Heritage Month Resolution, to recognize and celebrate the significant contributions of Mexican Americans, who make up 61.4% of Hispanics in the United States. In Orange County, according to The Orange County Census Atlas, the largest share of the population is Hispanic/Latino—mostly Mexican at 49.1%, followed by White (non-Hispanic) at … Continue Reading


August 01, 2023

REP. CORREA STATEMENT ON REPORTS OF POLITICAL CORRUPTION IN ANAHEIM

ORANGE COUNTY, CA — Today, Representative Lou Correa (CA-46) released the following statement in response to a long-awaited independent report assessing allegations of political corruption in Anaheim City Hall: “Seeing corruption in my hometown breaks my heart,” Correa said. “Elected officials are supposed to fight for the best interests of hard-working taxpayers, not the other way around.” “As an elected official, I have fought for taxpayer equity, … Continue Reading

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