Press Releases

October 09, 2021

Weekly Wrap Up

This week Rep. Correa was back in Orange County and had a first-hand view of the coastal oil spills on his inspection flight with the Coast Guard and called for a comprehensive investigation from federal agencies. The Congressman also celebrated Walk to School Day by visiting the Mcfadden Institute of Technology and spoke with teachers, parents, and students about the importance of keeping an eye out for pedestrians and children near crosswalks. Lastly, The Congressman was happy to be back … Continue Reading


October 07, 2021

Correa announces cosponsorship of the Ensuring Patient Access to Critical Breakthrough Products Act

Washington, D.C. - Today, Congressman Lou Correa (D-CA) announced his cosponsorship of H.R. 4043, the Ensuring Patient Access to Critical Breakthrough Products Act. This legislation will allow the 63 million Americans on Medicare to gain access to medical devices approved under the FDA's Breakthrough Device Program. By expanding access to the range of treatment options available for life-threatening or irreversibly debilitating diseases or conditions, this bill will save lives. Rep. Lou … Continue Reading


October 05, 2021

Correa Statement Following Flight Over Orange County Oil Spill

Washington, D.C. - Today, Congressman Lou Correa (D-CA) issued the following statement following his Coast Guard flight over the coastal Orange County oil spill: Rep. Lou Correa said: "Today, as part of an inspection with the Coast Guard, I had a first-hand view of the devastation of the oil spill off of Orange County's coast. I am calling for a comprehensive investigation from relevant federal agencies to look into how and why the pipeline failed. There have been news reports about an anchor … Continue Reading


October 02, 2021

Weekly Wrap Up

Rep. Correa was back in Washington DC on Monday and joined his Congressional Hispanic Caucus Colleagues this week to visit Vice President Kamala Harris's home to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month. The event highlight the positive influence the Latino community contributes to our country. The Congressman also attended the bipartisan annual charity Congressional baseball game this week that raised over a million dollars that will support local DC charities. Rep. Correa joined his House … Continue Reading


October 01, 2021

Correa Votes to Pass the Affordable Prescriptions for Patients Through Improvements to Patents Litigation Act

Washington, D.C. - Today, Congressman Lou Correa (D-CA) released the following statement after voting to pass the Affordable Prescriptions for Patients Through Improvements to Patents Litigation Act. Rep. Lou Correa said: "I am proud to vote in favor of passing the bipartisan Affordable Prescriptions for Patients Through Improvements to Patent Litigation Act through the House Judiciary Committee markup. This bill would help every day American by making healthcare more affordable, address … Continue Reading


September 30, 2021

Correa Applauds the Judiciary Committee Passage of the MORE Act

Washington, D.C. - Today, Congressman Lou Correa (D-CA) a member of the House Judiciary Committee and a cosponsor of the Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement Act of 2021 (MORE Act) released the following statement applauding the House Judiciary Committee's Passage of the MORE Act. In addition to decriminalizing cannabis at the federal level, this legislation will unleash the power of American innovation in the cannabis sector by permitting medical research into cannabis. Rep. … Continue Reading


September 29, 2021

Correa Applauds the House for Passing the Debt Ceiling

Washington, D.C. - Today, Congressman Lou Correa (D-CA) released the following statement applauding the House for voting to suspend the debt ceiling until December 2022. Rep. Correa said: "Today, I joined my colleagues in the House to vote for legislation to pay our nation's bills by suspending the debt ceiling. In doing so, we will preserve the Full Faith and Credit of the United States and the stability of … Continue Reading


September 26, 2021

Weekly Wrap Up

This week, Rep. Correa was back on Capitol Hill. Rep. Correa hosted his annual Woman Of the Year event highlighting inspirational women in the community. Over 176 trailblazing women in the district received an award for their contributions, leadership, and volunteer work that continues to make the community better. This week, Congressman Correa met with multiple national immigrant organizations to listen to the stories of DREAMERS, TPS holders, and essential who traveled from across the … Continue Reading


September 24, 2021

The House Passes Rep. Correa’s Women Veterans Health Amendment

Washington, D.C. - Today, Congressman Lou Correa (D-CA), announced the House passed his Improving Oversight Veterans' Care Act as part of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). Rep. Lou Correa said: "I am proud that the House has passed my Improving Oversight of Women Veterans' Care Act as part of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). The bill requires VA to submit an annual report to Congress about women veterans' accessibility to gender-specific healthcare under community … Continue Reading


September 24, 2021

Correa’s Language to Create Afghan Refugee Special Envoy Passes in the House

Washington, D.C. - Today, Congressman Lou Correa (D-CA), released the following statement applauding the House passage of his Afghan Refugee Special Envoy. Rep. Lou Correa said: "I am proud that my amendment, to create an Afghan Refuge Special Envoy in the office of the President, passed the House as part of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). During this turbulent time, it is clear that the hearts of Americans are heavy for the people of Afghanistan. We have seen an outpouring of … Continue Reading


September 21, 2021

Congressman Correa Cosponsors the Protecting Our Democracy Act

Washington, D.C. - Today, Congressman Lou Correa (D-CA) announced his cosponsorship of the Protecting Our Democracy Act. This legislation includes several comprehensive reforms that ensure accountability and transparency by protecting our democracy through the restoration of our systems, checks and balances, preventing presidential abuse, and protecting our election. Rep. Lou Correa said: "As members of Congress, it is imperative my colleagues and I protect and strengthen our democracy. I am … Continue Reading


September 19, 2021

Rep. Correa Statement on the Parliamentarian Decision to Reject Immigration in Reconciliation

Washington, D.C. - Today, Congressman Lou Correa (D-CA), a member of the House Judiciary Committee, released a statement following the parliamentarian decision to reject immigration in reconciliation: Rep Lou Correa said: "I'm shocked by the Senate parliamentarian's ruling and decision to disregard financial and economic reforms for our country that have proven to strengthen our nation's long term economic outlook. Our strong GDP growth depends on a robust immigrant workforce. The Senate … Continue Reading


September 18, 2021

Weekly Wrap Up

This week, Congressman Correa celebrated the commencement off of Hispanic Heritage Month and participated in the House by the Judiciary Committee markup to include immigration in the budget reconciliation-a once-in-a-generation opportunity. Univision's Al Punto interviewed Congressman Correa to highlight the importance of immigration reform in budget reconciliation. Dreamers, TPS Holders, farmworkers, and essential workers are vital to strengthen our economy as we recover from the Covid-19 … Continue Reading


September 17, 2021

Congressman Correa Applauds the Homeland Security Committee Passage of Cybersecurity Investments in Reconciliation

Washington, D.C. - Today, Congressman Lou Correa (D-CA), Chairman of the House Homeland Security Subcommittee on Oversight, Management, and Accountability, released the following statement: Rep Lou Correa said: "As a senior member of the House Homeland Security Committee, I am proud that the committee passed reconciliation text to include investments in cybersecurity. The funds that the bill provides to the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) are crucial to our national … Continue Reading


September 17, 2021

Congressman Correa Applauds Immigration Language Advancement

Washington, D.C. - Today, Congressman Lou Correa (D-CA), a member of the House Judiciary Committee, released a statement following the advancement of immigration language in the budget reconciliation: Rep Lou Correa said: "I am proud of the advancement of immigration language included in the budget reconciliation. California has one of the largest economies globally, and immigrants are one of the biggest contributions to the growth. In 2019, Immigrants paid $492.4 billion in state, local, and … Continue Reading


September 14, 2021

Rep. Correa Statement on Budget Reconciliation Committee Markup

Washington, D.C. - Today, Congressman Lou Correa (D-CA), a member of the House Committee on the Judiciary, released a statement following the committee markup of the budget reconciliation, urging his colleagues to include human infrastructure investment legislation that will provide a pathway to permanent residency for Dreamers, Temporary Protected Status holders (TPS), and essential … Continue Reading


September 14, 2021

Correa Statement on SALT deduction being excluded in reconciliation package

Washington, D.C. - Today, Congressman Lou Correa (D-CA) released the following statement in response to the news that the State and Local Tax (SALT) deduction will not be included in the reconciliation package. Rep Lou Correa said: "The SALT cap has only inflicted devastating financial pain for the middle class families of America. I am devasted to hear the news that SALT was not included in the budget reconciliation package. It is essential for middle class communities that we continue to … Continue Reading


September 11, 2021

Congressman Correa Commemorates the 20th Anniversary of 9/11

Washington, D.C. - Today, Congressman Lou Correa (D-CA), a member of the House Committee on Homeland Security and Chair of the Homeland Committee Oversight Subcommittee, released the following statement in commemoration of the 20th anniversary of September 11, 2001. Rep. Lou Correa said, "Today marks the 20th anniversary of the September 11th attacks, a day that changed our lives forever. Our nation endured an act of terror that claimed nearly 3,000 innocent lives. The legacies and … Continue Reading


September 10, 2021

Correa Calls for Ways and Means to Include Repeal on SALT Deduction in Reconciliation

Washington, D.C. - Today, Congressman Lou Correa (D-CA), announced he sent a letter to the House Committee on Ways and Means Chairman Ricard Neal, requesting for middle class families to receive assistance by repealing the cap on the state and local tax (SALT) deduction. The current limitations on SALT in effect raised taxes on constituents in CA-46 and across the country. The letter states: "The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2018 included a cap on the State and Local Tax (SALT) deduction, which … Continue Reading


September 10, 2021

Weekly Wrap Up

This week, Rep. Correa was back home in Orange County to celebrate Labor Day and in New York City to observe the anniversary of the September 11, 2001 attacks. On Monday, Congressman Correa commemorated Labor Day by honoring local Anaheim farmworkers. He delivered them breakfast to show his gratitude for their work that has kept the economy strong, and their continued agricultural labor that has provided our country with food during the pandemic. Additionally, Congressman Correa, a member … Continue Reading

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