Press Releases

June 24, 2022

Congressman Correa Statement on Supreme Courts Decisions to Overturn Roe V. Wade

Washington, D.C. — Today Congressman Lou Correa (D-CA) released the following statement on the Supreme Court's verdict in the case of Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health : "The judgment made by the Supreme Court today revokes the right to choose, which millions of women in the United States have relied on for the past half century, and it denies everyone the freedom to decide for themselves how their own health care should be provided. By preventing women from having … Continue Reading

June 22, 2022

Rep. Correa Statement on White House Announcement Calling Congress to act on a Gas Tax Holiday

Washington, D.C. — Today Congressman Lou Correa (D-CA) cosponsor of the Gas Prices Relief Act issued a statement following the White House’s announcement calling for Congress to take action and pass a gas tax holiday. "California’s gasoline cost is consistently among the nation's highest. For the past few months, more and more of my constituents have shared that not even one hundred dollars is enough to cover the cost of filling up their gas tank. We need relief from … Continue Reading

June 16, 2022

Congressman Correa votes in support of the Lower Food and Fuel Costs Act

Washington, D.C. — Today Congressman Lou Correa (D-CA) voted in favor of the passage of the Lower Food and Fuel Costs Act.  Legislation that will lessen the burden for American families at the gas pump and the grocery store. "Americans are struggling to afford two of the most basic necessities: food and fuel.  My colleagues and I are actively pushing for legislation to combat the recent levels of inflation. The war in Ukraine, lasting effects of the pandemic, and a variety … Continue Reading

June 10, 2022

Weekly Wrap Up

The Weekly Rundown This week, Congressman Correa joined his House colleagues to pass life-saving gun violence prevention laws.  First, the House passed the Protecting Our Kids Act, a comprehensive gun violence prevention package of common-sense policy to reduce mass shootings and other instances of gun violence in America. This bill would raise the purchasing age for semi-automatic weapons from 18 to 21 years old, outlaw high-capacity magazines for civilian use, crack down on gun … Continue Reading

May 25, 2022

Congressman Correa At White House

Washington, D.C. — Today, Congressman Lou Correa (D-CA) attended President Biden’s signing of the Executive Order to build public trust and strengthen public safety and issued the following statement:   "President Biden's Executive Order is a positive step forward in promoting accountability, transparency, and the principles of equality in law enforcement and the criminal justice system as a whole. It is our responsibility to build a bridge of trust that improves … Continue Reading

May 20, 2022

Rep. Correa Statement on Louisiana Judge Title 42 Ruling

Washington, D.C. — Today, Congressman Lou Correa (CA-46) issued a statement following the Louisiana Judge ruling on Title 42:   "I am disheartened to hear that a federal judge has blocked the Biden administration from ending Title 42.Title 42 is a health measure and it is being incorrectly used as an immigration and border control tool. As a government, we need to do our job by: 1. Fixing our broken immigration system and implementing a meaningful reform with a pathway … Continue Reading

May 20, 2022

Weekly Wrap Up

The Weekly Rundown  Congressman Correa is a cosponsor of the Consumer Fuel Price Gouging Prevention Act, and voted for the passage of this important legislation to make it unlawful to increase gasoline and home energy fuel prices in an excessive or exploitative manner during a period of an energy emergency. Congressman Correa and House Democrats passed 2 bills to address and restore the baby formula supply in a safe and secure manner. The Infant Formula Supplemental Appropriations Act … Continue Reading

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

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