Press Releases

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


January 14, 2022

Rep. Correa Fights for Health Care Workers Safety During Covid-19 Pandemic

Washington, D.C. — Today, Representatives Lou Correa (CA-46) announced he joined 129 of his House colleagues in sending a letter to President Joe Biden urging the need for the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to issue an Emergency Temporary Standard that will ensure the safety of frontline high-risk healthcare professionals, create permanent and secure protection standards during the Covid-19 pandemic.   Rep Lou Correa said:  “As the … Continue Reading


January 13, 2022

Correa Statement on Protecting Voting Rights

Washington, D.C. —  Today, Congressman Lou Correa (CA-46) issued the following statement : “As I’ve said before when people vote, America is stronger.  The cornerstone of our democracy is our vote and voter participation. We must take steps to preserve and protect the fundamental right to the ballot. The John R. Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act does just that. I look forward to continuing to work with my colleagues to find solutions that make … Continue Reading


January 06, 2022

Rep. Correa Statement on the One Year Anniversary of the January 6 Attack on the Capitol

Washington, D.C. — Today, Congressman Lou Correa (CA-46) issued the following statement commemorating the one year anniversary of the January 6 attack on our democracy and the U.S. Capitol: “One year ago, violent rioters incited by President Trump’s lies attacked our Capitol in an attempt to stop the certification of the electoral college vote. They did not succeed. History will remember that nothing stopped Congress from fulfilling our constitutional … Continue Reading


December 17, 2021

Weekly Wrap Up

This week Rep. Correa was in Washington D.C. for votes to raise the debt limit ceiling and went back to Orange County to Honor a WWII Veteran. The Congressman met with Bill Rowe to honor and present him with the Congressional Record to WWII for his 100th birthday. Bill is an American hero and an Army Air Corps 1st pilot who flew 15 missions, and we thank him for his service to our country. The Weekly Rundown   On Monday, Congressman Correa cosponsored the National Wildland Fire … Continue Reading


December 16, 2021

Correa, Espaillat, García Statement on Parliamentarian Striking Immigration Plan ‘C’ from Build Back Better Act

Washington, D.C.  — Today, Representatives Lou Correa (CA-46), Adriano Espaillat (NY-13), and Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) released the following statement regarding the Senate Parliamentarian’s ruling barring the inclusion of work authorization and deportation protections for our nation’s undocumented immigrants in the Build Back Better Act:   “We are deeply disappointed by the Senate Parliamentarian’s decision tonight barring the … Continue Reading


December 09, 2021

Rep. Correa Amendments in the Protecting Our Democracy Act Pass in the House

Washington, D.C. — Today, Congressman Lou Correa (CA-46) released the following statement applauding the House passage of his amendments as part of the Protecting Our Democracy Act. Rep. Correa said, "My first amendment would close a Freedom of Information Request loophole that allows federal agencies to disregard the oversight of Congress and treat oversight requests from Members of Congress as Freedom of Information requests from the public. This amendment would strengthen the … Continue Reading


December 07, 2021

Rep. Correa Continues Fighting for Pathway to Citizenship in Build Back Better Act

Washington, D.C. — Today, Congressman Lou Correa (CA-46) issued a statement following his joint press conference alongside Representatives Adriano Espaillat (NY-13), Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04), Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (NY-14), and leading immigration advocacy groups in urging the Senate to provide a pathway to citizenship in the Build Back Better Act.    Rep. Lou Correa said, “Americans want an immigration reform that will secure the freedom … Continue Reading


December 02, 2021

Rep. Correa Urges Further Congressional Action to Address Supply Chain and Higher Prices for Consumers

Washington, D.C. — Today Congressman Lou Correa (CA-46) joined Representatives Cindy Axne (IA-03), Susan Wild (PA-07), Susie Lee (NV-03), and House colleagues in sending a letter to Speaker Nancy Pelosi and House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, urging for additional action to address the supply chain issues Americans are experiencing across the country. Rep. Correa said, “My constituents have made it clear to me that our supply chain work isn’t finished yet. Although … Continue Reading


December 02, 2021

Rep. Correa Statement on the U.S. to Restart Remain in Mexico Policy

Washington, D.C. — Today Congressman Lou Correa (CA-46), issued the following statement: Rep. Correa said, “The much-criticized Trump Administration’s Remain in Mexico Policy has been reinstated due to a federal court order. While I appreciate that the Biden Administration is committed to continue to fight to terminate this harmful policy, I hope that the Biden Administration ensures there is a workable solution in the meantime that keeps refugees safe and that will … Continue Reading


November 23, 2021

Correa’s Statement on the Biden Administration to release millions barrels of oil from strategic reserve

Washington, D.C. — Today Representatives Lou Correa (CA-46) issued the following statement:   Rep. Lou Correa said. “I applaud the Biden Administration’s decision to release oil from the nation’s Strategic Petroleum Reserve in concert with other nations such as India, South Korea, and Japan.   My hardworking constituents cannot afford to pay high gasoline prices, rent, and groceries. They should not be forced to choose between paying for … Continue Reading


November 22, 2021

Reps. Correa, Ocasio-Cortez, García, Espaillat, Meng, and House Colleagues call on Senate leaders to reinstate pathway to citizenship in Build Back Better Act

Washington, D.C. — Today Representatives Lou Correa (CA-46), Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (NY-14), Jesús G. "Chuy" García (IL-04), Adriano Espaillat (NY-13), and Grace Meng (NY-06) led a letter alongside 86 of their House colleagues calling for Senate Leader Chuck Schumer, Pro Tem Patrick Leahy, and Senate Judiciary Chair Dick Durbin to include a pathway to citizenship in the Senate version of the Build Back Better Act following its passage:   Congressman … Continue Reading


November 22, 2021

Correa's Statement on Biden's Nominees Jerome Powell and Dr. Lael Brainard

Washington, D.C. — Today, Representative Lou Correa (CA-46) issued the following statement: Rep. Lou Correa said: “I congratulate President Biden’s nominees Jerome Powell to serve as Chair of the Federal Reserve and Dr. Lael Brainard to serve as Vice Chair. Inflation is at a 30-year high. We need strong leadership at the Federal Reserve to bring to address this issue. My constituents are seeing rising prices for basic needs at the grocery store and at the gas pump. Their … Continue Reading


November 21, 2021

Weekly Wrap Up

This week Rep. Correa was back in Washington D.C. to join President Biden as he signed the Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal and Passed the Build Back Better Act in the House. The Congressman met with Wreaths Across America to learn about their mission to remember, honor, and teach the community about their work laying wreaths across America’s cemeteries to honor our fallen veterans. Lastly, the Salvation Army USA also gave the Congressman their highest honor by presenting him with their … Continue Reading


November 19, 2021

Correa, García, Espaillat Statement Following House Vote on the Historic Build Back Better Act

 WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today Representatives Lou Correa (CA-46), Jesús G. "Chuy" García (IL-04), and Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) issued the following statement after voting to pass the historic Build Back Better Act: “The Build Back Better Act we passed today delivers for working American families across the country, including immigrants and working-class communities by reducing poverty, expanding health care coverage, combating the climate crisis, providing rental … Continue Reading


November 17, 2021

Congressman Correa Releases Statement Ahead of North American Leaders’ Summit

Washington, D.C. — Today Congressman Lou Correa (CA-46), a member of the Congressional U.S.-Mexico Interparliamentary group, released the following statement ahead of tomorrow’s North American Leaders’ Summit meeting between President Biden, President López Obrador of Mexico, and Prime Minister Trudeau of Canada: Rep. Correa said: “I applaud President Biden‘s actions to work and meet with Canadian President Trudeau and Mexican President López … Continue Reading


November 17, 2021

Correa Applauds the Passage of His Bipartisan Homeland Procurement Reform Act (HOPR ACT)

Washington, D.C. — Representative Lou Correa (D-CA), a senior member of the House Committee on Homeland Security and Chair of the Subcommittee on Oversight, Management, & Accountability, released the following statement after the US House voted to pass his Homeland Procurement Reform Act (HOPR ACT), which he introduced alongside Representative Brian Mast (R-FL). The bipartisan legislation aims to increase high-quality uniforms and personal protective equipment (PPE) during … Continue Reading


November 17, 2021

Rep. Correa Statement on DHS and FBI Email Data Breach

Washington, D.C. — Today, Representative Lou Correa (D-CA) Chairman of the House Homeland Security Subcommittee on Oversight, Management and Accountability released the following statement:  Rep. Correa said: “Friday’s breach of the DHS/FBI LEEP email server is the latest in a long string of data breaches. The evidence indicates that it can be attributed to one individual operating in Calgary, Canada. Unfortunately, Canadian cyber security and privacy laws … Continue Reading


November 15, 2021

Correa Attends White House Signing Ceremony of the Historic Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act

Washington, D.C. — Today, Representative Lou Correa (D-CA) attended the signing ceremony at the White House of the most significant infrastructure investment in a century, the Infrastructure Investments and Jobs Act. Rep. Correa voted for this bipartisan legislation to rebuild our country by modernizing the nation’s infrastructure, creating good-paying jobs, fixing our nation’s highways and bridges, expanding broadband internet access, and combating our climate … Continue Reading

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