Noticias

May 28, 2021

The Weekly Wrap-up

This week, Congressman Correa spent the week meeting with constituents and local stakeholders. The House was out of sessions, and Members participated in a Committee Work Week. Congressman Correa joined the Finally, President Joe Biden released his first budget, detailing a long-overdue investment in the American people. The budget would help communities just like ours and aims to prepare the United States to compete in the modern world. The Weekly Rundown Congressman Correa joined in a … Continue Reading


May 28, 2021

Congressman Correa Responds To President Biden’s $6 Trillion Investment In The United States of America

Washington, DC - Today, Congressman Lou Correa (D-CA-46) released the following statement in response to President Joe Biden's first budget proposal: "Budgets reflect our values, and this budget reflects mine. Hard-working Americans have been devastated by the COVID-19 pandemic. President Biden's budget proposal outlines clear steps we must take to get Americans back on their feet and invest in our county's future. "This budget focuses on rebuilding the middle class, expanding the social … Continue Reading


May 18, 2021

Correa & House Judiciary Committee Pass Bipartisan Legislation to Protect Seniors, Improve Federal Law

Washington, D.C. - Today, Congressman Lou Correa joined his colleagues on the House Judiciary Committee to consider important legislation to address the needs of Americans. This bipartisan and productive legislative markup passed numerous bills that address issues faced by countless Americans. Rep. Lou Correa said, "The American people send us to Washington to help our neighbors live better lives, and the House Judiciary Committee is where much of the important policy work is done. I'm proud … Continue Reading


May 13, 2021

Rep. Lou Correa Announces State & Local Funds from the American Rescue Plan

Washington, DC - Today, Congressmen Lou Correa (D-CA) proudly announced that Orange County will receive $616 million from the American Rescue Plan. These funds will provide vital resources for Orange County families and communities. Rep. Lou Correa said, "After more than a year, our local cities have been pushed to their breaking points. These vital funds ensure our local public safety departments can continue to serve our communities and take care of the countless families devastated by … Continue Reading


May 10, 2021

Reps. Correa & Burgess Introduce Legislation to Provide Health Care Liability Protections During COVID-19 Pandemic

Washington, DC - Today, Congressmen Lou Correa (D-CA) and Michael Burgess (R-TX) introduced H.R. 3021 - the Coronavirus Provider Protection Act. This bipartisan legislation protects doctors and nurses on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic. Rep. Correa said, "For the past year, medical professionals have been in unchartered waters. Our frontline medical workers, including doctors and healthcare workers, are fighting for us the best they can with the technology and information available to … Continue Reading


May 01, 2021

Weekly Wrap-Up

This week, President Joe Biden spoke before a joint session of Congress to discuss his Administration's first 100 days and outline his plans to reinvest in the United States. At his first appearance before Congress, President Biden outlined a bold plan to invest $6 trillion in the American people, creating good jobs for middle-class families. The House was out of sessions, and Members participated in a Committee Work Week. Congressman Correa joined the House Homeland Security Committee for a … Continue Reading


April 30, 2021

Correa and Mast Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Help Small Businesses, Provide DHS Frontline Workforce with American Made Uniforms and PPE

Washington, D.C. - Today, Rep. Lou Correa (D-CA), Chairman of the Homeland Security Subcommittee on Oversight, Management, & Accountability, and Rep. Brian Mast (R-FL), introduced legislation to support U.S. small businesses by increasing the ability of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to purchase high-quality, American-made uniforms and personal protective equipment for frontline personnel. The Homeland Procurement Reform Act (HOPR Act) would: Require that at least one-third … Continue Reading


April 30, 2021

Orange County Reps Correa, Lowenthal, Steel Introduce Bipartisan Resolution Recognizing 46th Anniversary of Black April and the Fall of Saigon

Washington D.C. - Today, Representatives Lou Correa (CA-46), Alan Lowenthal (CA-47), and Michele Steel (CA-48) introduced a bipartisan House Resolution recognizing the significance of, and commemorating the 46th anniversary of, the Fall of Saigon and the tragic collapse of the Republic of Vietnam. The three Congress Members each represent a portion of the Little Saigon community in Orange County, California--the largest Vietnamese community outside of Vietnam. In April of 1975, North … Continue Reading


April 30, 2021

Rep. Lou Correa Leads House & Senate In Introducing Legislation To Address Suicide In Young Adults

Washington, DC - Today, Congressman Lou Correa (D-CA-46) reintroduced bipartisan legislation with Congressman Chris Stewart (R-UT-2) and Senators Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ) and John Kennedy (R-LA). The bill, The Improving Mental Health Access for Students Act, will help address suicide amongst teens and young adults by increasing access to the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline and Crisis Text Line. Rep. Lou Correa said, "My legislation is straightforward-too many of our young people are taking … Continue Reading


April 30, 2021

Reps. Lou Correa & Peter Meijer Introduce Legislation To Research Cannabis For Veterans

Washington, DC - Today, Congressmen Lou Correa (D-CA) and Peter Meijer (R-MI) reintroduced The VA Medicinal Cannabis Research Act of 2021. The bipartisan and bicameral legislation directs the Department of Veterans Affairs to perform clinical research on the safety and efficacy of medical cannabis in treating veterans' post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and chronic pain. An identical version of this legislation was introduced by Senate Veterans Affairs Committee Chairman Jon Tester (D-MT) … Continue Reading


April 23, 2021

Weekly Wrap-Up

This week, the House voted to admit Washington D.C. as the 51st state of the United States, ensure equity for all businesses and immigrants and refugees. The Washington, D.C. Admission Act ends two centuries of disenfranchisement for Washington D.C. residents and strengthens our nation's democracy. The Safe Banking Act protects the will of the people, protects states' rights, and protects our police officers. Right now, cannabis is legal in some form for most Americans. The Safe Banking Act … Continue Reading


April 23, 2021

Reps. Lou Correa & Peter Meijer Introduce Bill to Help Law Enforcement, Public Spot Signs of Human Trafficking

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congressman Lou Correa (D-CA) joined his Republican colleague Peter Meijer (R-MI) to introduce the bipartisan H.R. 2795, the DHS Blue Campaign Enhancement Act, which aims to increase awareness of human trafficking indicators and prevent cases from being overlooked by law enforcement and the public. Rep. Lou Correa said, "Law enforcement officers have a tough job and need all the training and support they can get to keep our communities safe. The DHS Blue Campaign ensures … Continue Reading


April 21, 2021

Correa Votes For DC Statehood

Washington, DC - Today, Congressman Lou Correa released the following statement following a historic vote to admit the District of Columbia as the United State's 51st state: "Our country was founded on the basis that taxation without representation is tyranny. Today Congress took the first step to ensure the people of Washington, D.C. finally get the representation they have been denied. "Washington, D.C. is more than just our nation's capital. It is a vibrant city with a population that … Continue Reading


April 20, 2021

Rep. Lou Correa Urges Universal Broadband

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Congressman Lou Correa (D-CA-46) released the following statement regarding an important hearing on expanding broadband access in the United States. Rep. Lou Correa said, "In our modern world, broadband access is no longer optional. Ensuring every community has access to broadband is just as important as phone lines and electricity were at the turn of the century. The COVID-19 Pandemic has shown that broadband access is a critical tool for telehealth, distance … Continue Reading


April 19, 2021

Rep. Lou Correa Votes To Pass Safe Banking Act

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Congressman Lou Correa (D-CA-46) joined his colleagues in passing the Safe Banking Act, critical legislation that ensures legal cannabis businesses can access basic financial services available to all other companies. Rep. Lou Correa said, "The Safe Banking Act does three things - protects the will of the people, protects states' rights, and protects our police officers. Ninety-eight percent of Americans live in a jurisdiction where cannabis is legal in some capacity. … Continue Reading


April 16, 2021

Weekly Wrap-Up

This week, the House voted to strengthen federal anti-discrimination laws and workplace protections. The House passed H.R. 7, the Paycheck Fairness Act, which would combat pay discrimination by eliminating and closing loopholes in the 1963 Equal Pay Act. The Paycheck Fairness Act would require transparency from employers with respect to pay disparities, ban retaliation against workers who discuss their wages and provide aid to businesses seeking assistance with improving equal pay … Continue Reading


April 14, 2021

Rep. Lou Correa & House Judiciary Pass Legislation Protecting Immigrants

Washington, D.C. - Today, Congressman Lou Correa (CA-46) joined his colleagues on the House Judiciary Committee to pass the No Ban Act, and the H.R. 1573 - Access to Counsel Act. Both of these bills seek to protect immigrant communities and ensure all immigrants have access to due process. Congressman Correa also reiterated the importance of passing his legislation, H.R. 656, the DREAMers, Immigrants, and Refugees (DIRe) Act, which is the first legislation he introduced during the 115th … Continue Reading


April 08, 2021

Rep. Lou Correa Joins President Joe Biden To Announce Gun Violence Prevention Protocols

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Congressman Lou Correa (D-CA-46) joinedPresident Joe Biden, Vice President Kamala Harris, Attorney General Merrick Garland, and ATF Director David Chipman to announce the Administration's plan to address the gun violence epidemic in the United States. Rep. Lou Correa said, "I am a father of four. Last week, a tragic mass shooting that resulted in the murder of a nine-year-old boy shook me to my core. That is why I joined President Biden to support common-sense gun … Continue Reading


April 01, 2021

Correa Condemns Violence & Mourns For Lost Constituents

Washington, DC - Today, Congressman Lou Correa (D-CA-46) released the following statement condemning a mass shooting that took place in Orange, California, which is part of his district. Rep. Lou Correa said, "I am devastated by the news that a child and three others died in a mass shooting in Orange. We must all condemn this unspeakable act of violence. My thoughts are with the victims and their families in this difficult time. "However, this shooting did not take place in a vacuum. In the … Continue Reading


March 26, 2021

Rep. Correa and Sen. Cortez Masto Honor Contributions of Latinas to the United States

Washington, DC - In honor of Women's History Month, Congressman Lou Correa (D-CA) and Senator Cortez Masto (D-NV) reintroduced their resolution recognizing the contributions of Latinas to the United States. This is the first Congressional resolution to honor the unique contributions of Latinas during Women's History Month. Congressman Correa and Senator Cortez Masto first introduced the historic bill in the 115th Congress. It seeks to shine a light on Latina role models and pioneers by … Continue Reading

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