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

April 25, 2022

Rep. Correa Leads Bipartisan Letter Calling For Resources for Homelessness in Orange County

WASHINGTON, DC Today, Congressman Correa (CA-46), a member of the Congressional Homelessness Caucus, led a bipartisan letter in support of the creation of an umbrella organization to provide and coordinate resources to Orange County’s homeless population. Housing for Health Orange County, Inc. (HHOC) will provide administrative and financial support to access Medi-Cal billing through CalOptima for four Orange County homeless service providers: Mercy House, Friendship Shelter, American … Continue Reading

April 12, 2022

Correa and House Colleagues Call for President Biden to exempt vaccinated travelers from the 24 hour testing requirement

Washington, D.C. — Congressman Lou Correa (D-CA) lead a bipartisan group of 15 congressional members in a letter sent to President Joe Biden calling for fully vaccinated travelers to be exempt from the U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s  (CDC) current 24-hour negative COVID-19 testing requirement. All members represent communties where travel and tourism is a major source of employment. Exempting vaccinated travelers from the testing requirement would … Continue Reading

April 06, 2022

Correa Statement On the Biden Administration’s Announcement to Extend Student Loan Repayments

Washington, D.C. — Today, Congressman Lou Correa (D-CA) issued a statement following President Biden’s announcement to extend the pause on student loan repayments through August 31, 2022: “The pause of student loan payments has been essential in assisting Californians and American borrowers and giving them the opportunity to recover from the Covid-19 pandemic, inflation, and rise of prices at the pump. I applaud the Biden Administration for its decision to … Continue Reading

March 11, 2022

Correa, Espaillat, García Statement on Repealing Title 42

Washington, D.C. — Today, Representatives Lou Correa (CA-46), Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) and, Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) released the following statement on revoking Title 42:     “For nearly two years, the United States government has expelled individuals fleeing from violence and turmoil seeking refuge and protection, with no ability for these individuals to apply for asylum – actions that completely violate … Continue Reading

March 11, 2022

Rep. Correa Statement on Securing almost $16 million in Federal Funding for the District

Washington, D.C. — Today, Rep. Lou Correa (D-CA) released the following statement on securing $15,614,000 funding for Community Projects in the bipartisan Omnibus spending bill for the Fiscal Year 2022:   "I am proud to announce I have obtained funding for community projects as part of the bipartisan Omnibus budget legislation that will help us address our domestic and international concerns. As our country continues to experience challenges from Covid-19, the rise of … Continue Reading

March 09, 2022

Correa Votes to Pass Legislation to Sanction Russian Oil and Energy Imports

Washington, D.C. — Today, Rep. Lou Correa (D-CA) votes to pass H.R. 6968 Suspending Energy Imports From Russia Act, a bill that contains three significant provisions that would further isolate Russia from the global economy. This legislation will also ban imports from Russian oil and energy products coming into the United States. Rep Correa said, "I am proud to cosponsor and vote for this important legislation. The Suspending Energy Imports From Russia Act is imperative … Continue Reading

March 03, 2022

Correa Urges Protection for Our Veterans from Hazardous Exposure

Washington, D.C. — Today, Rep. Lou Correa (D-CA) released the following statement after voting in favor for the passage of the Honoring Our Pact Act. This comprehensive legislation will address hazardous military exposure as a cost of war. It would also give veterans who have been exposed to burn pits, radiation from atomic testing or polluted water on military stations access to VA health care and benefits: "Our veterans fought to protect our country and when they … Continue Reading

March 01, 2022

Rep. Correa Names Local Dreamer Karla Segundo His Virtual Guest to the State Of The Union

Washington, D.C. — Today, Rep. Lou Correa (CA-46) is honored to be virtually joined by Anaheim Dreamer Karla Segundo to President Biden’s State of the Union Address to Congress. Karla was brought to the United States at six months old from Mexico and currently works for a trade association in Washington D.C. and is planning to attend law school to become an immigration and criminal justice lawyer.  The State of the Union Address will emphasize President Biden's … Continue Reading

March 01, 2022

Congressman Correa Statement on President Biden’s First State of the Union Address

Washington, D.C. — Today, Rep. Lou Correa (D-CA) released the following statement after attending President Biden’s first State of The Union: "President Biden addressed crucial issues that impact our country, including immigration, during his speech. It is critical to understand that now is the moment to strengthen our legal paths to citizenship, as the Biden Administration has released their strategy for fixing our broken immigration system. Comprehensive immigration … Continue Reading

February 18, 2022

Rep. Correa Urges USCIS to Examine EB-5 Immigrant Investor Programs to Ensure Projects are Creating Jobs and Meeting Requirements

Washington, D.C. — Today, Congressman Lou Correa (D-CA) sent a letter to the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) urging the EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program to be examined and requested information regarding the Relevant Group and Affiliates’ usage of the EB-5 program and not meeting job creation requirements. The USCIS program must enforce rules to ensure investors comply with regulations.   Rep. Lou Correa said, "The EB-5 Immigrant … Continue Reading

February 17, 2022

Correa Chairs Subcommittee Hearing Examining the Impact of Private Sector Investment in Central America

Washington, D.C. — Today, Chairman Lou Correa (D-CA) held a hearing on Call to Action: Private Sector Investment in the Northern Triangle and its Impact on Homeland Security.  The Northern Triangle, which includes El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras, has been a significant source of migration to the United States' southern border. To find long-term solutions to the irregular migration from Central America, the underlining problems of violence, war, food instability, … Continue Reading

February 14, 2022

Correa, García, Espaillat Stand in Solidarity with Immigrant Communities Across the Nation In Support of A Day Without Immigrants

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Representatives Lou Correa (CA-46), Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) and Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) released the following statement in support of A Day Without Immigrants: “We applaud the thousands of immigrants gathering across the country to bring greater attention to the challenges that immigrants and their families continue to face. Despite their significant contributions to our country before, during, and certainly after the COVID-19 … Continue Reading

February 07, 2022

Correa Votes to Pass the Ending Forced Arbitration of Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment Act

Washington, D.C. – Today, Rep. Lou Correa (D-CA) released the following statement after voting in favor of H.R. 4445 Ending Forced Arbitration of Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment Act of 2021, this bipartisan legislation will eliminate obstructions to justice for sexual assault or sexual harassment survivors by giving them the decision to go to court or to arbitrate their case: “Sexual crimes are some of the most brutal and heinous crimes, causing unrepairable harm to victims. … Continue Reading

February 04, 2022

Correa, Wenstrup Announce Reintroduction of Bipartisan Resolution to Address Risk of Legalizing Physician-Assisted Suicide

Washington, D.C. – Today, Rep. Lou Correa (D-CA) and Rep. Brad Wenstrup (R-OH) announced the reintroduction of H.Con.Res.79, a bipartisan resolution recognizing the risk of physician-assisted suicide on the most vulnerable, at risk of harm and ensures a person at the end of their life has access to quality medical care.  “Americans with terminal illnesses and disabilities deserve access to quality health care and should not have their opportunity for … Continue Reading

February 02, 2022

During Homeland Security Hearing Rep. Correa Emphasizes the Need for a United Message Against Hate Speech on Social Media

Washington, D.C. — Today, Congressman Lou Correa (D-CA) participated in the House Homeland Security Committee hearing: The Dynamic Terrorism Landscape and What it Means for America that examined the heightened threat of domestic terrorism. During the hearing the Congressman questioned witnesses on counter-terrorism efforts, including the role of social media in the convergent of extremist ideologies and the spread of misinformation, disinformation, … Continue Reading

January 26, 2022

Correa Urges Biden to Cancel $50,000 in Student Loan Debt

Washington, D.C. — Today, Congressman Lou Correa (CA-46) joined Representatives Pramila Jayapal (WA-07), Ayanna Pressley (MA-07), Katie Porter (CA-45), and Ilhan Omar (MN-05), Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and 79 colleagues in urging President Biden to cancel up to $50,000 in student loan debt. In a letter, the Members also thank the President for extending the moratorium on student loan repayments and requests that he release … Continue Reading

January 21, 2022

Rep. Correa Supports Veterans by Increasing Access to Health Care and Education Benefits

Washington, D.C. —  Congressman Lou Correa (CA-46) voted in favor of passage of H.R. 4673, Ensuring Veterans’ Smooth Transition (EVEST) Act, legislation that will automatically enroll eligible veterans to the VA health care system when they transition into civilian life, and H.R 1836, the Guard and Reserve GI Bill Parity Act, legislation that  that allowsservicemembers in the National Guard and Reserve to accrue the same GI … Continue Reading

January 19, 2022

During the Subcommittee on Border Security, Facilitation, and Operations Assessing the State of America’s Seaports Rep. Correa Questioned Panel to Address Port Bottlenecks in California

Washington, D.C.  —  Today, Congressman Lou Correa (D-CA-46) released the following statement following an important hearing to examine the key issues affecting port operations nationwide and highlight recommendations to ensure efficient, secure trade and travel. Rep. Lou Correa said, “Last October, I visited the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach to examine the bottleneck at the ports. I’ve spoken at length to POLA Executive Director Gene Seroka on the … Continue Reading

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