The Weekly Wrap-up
Week 23 (June 6)
This week, Congressman Lou Correa took steps to protect our nation’s national security. As a leading member of the House Homeland Security and the House Judiciary Committees, Congressman Correa took part in several critical hearings examining the many risks Americans face.
Additionally, Congressman Correa introduced the No Trace Act, bipartisan legislation to protect Americans’ privacy by ensuring law enforcement officials cannot use modern technology to circumvent warrant requirements.
The Weekly Rundown
As a senior Homeland Security member, Congressman Correa traveled to Mexico to meet with representatives of the Mexican government and discuss our two countries’ shared security challenges.
Congressman Correa met with local members of the Progressive Democrats of America to discuss the Israel/Palestine conflict, Climate Change, and Medicare for all.
Joining Republican Congresswomen Jaime Herrera Beutler and Victoria Spartz, Congressman Correa introduced the No Trace Act, critical and bipartisan legislation that requires law enforcement to obtain warrants to access private geolocation information obtained from electronic devices and applications.
The House Homeland Security Committee held a hearing to examine the Colonial Pipeline security breach and how to prevent future ransomware attacks on American businesses and organizations. Congressman Correa asked cyber experts what the federal government can do to help stop these criminals.
Congressman Lou Correa joined his colleagues on the Problem Solvers Caucus to release a bipartisan infrastructure framework for reinvesting in America’s crumbling roads, bridges, and critical infrastructure.
Congressman Correa and the House Judiciary Committee were joined by FBI Director Chris Wray for an annual FBI oversight hearing. Watch Congressman Correa question Director Wray on the United States’ cybersecurity protocols here.
After traveling to Mexico, Congressman Correa joined his colleagues on the House Homeland Immigration Subcommittee for a hearing on issues at our southern border and how the United States can better care for unaccompanied minors.
As the Chairman of the House Homeland Security Subcommittee on Oversight, Congressman Correa led a hearing to examine corruption in Central America and how it limits our efforts to solve issues in the region. Watch the hearing here.
This Week’s Votes
Congress is out of session this week. Congress is back in session on June 14.
Catch Us In The News
OC Register | Congressman Correa joins in celebration as Santa Ana Unified Class of 2021 graduates.
The Chronicle | Rep. Lou Correa introduces bipartisan privacy protection legislation.
Univision | Rep. Lou Correa shares his views on a border crisis 40 years in the making.
What We’re Reading
OC Register | Starting June 15, Orange County is back to normal. Here’s what to expect.
NYTimes | Justice Department opens investigation into Trump-era usage of American law enforcement for personal gain.
LA Times | The end of the COVID-19 pandemic is in sight as new virus cases plummet in California.
Next week Congress is in session! In Washington D.C. Congressman Correa will be in Washington voting on behalf of his constituents.
More next week. Stay tuned!
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