Press Releases

April 08, 2021

Rep. Lou Correa Joins President Joe Biden To Announce Gun Violence Prevention Protocols

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Congressman Lou Correa (D-CA-46) joinedPresident Joe Biden, Vice President Kamala Harris, Attorney General Merrick Garland, and ATF Director David Chipman to announce the Administration's plan to address the gun violence epidemic in the United States. Rep. Lou Correa said, "I am a father of four. Last week, a tragic mass shooting that resulted in the murder of a nine-year-old boy shook me to my core. That is why I joined President Biden to support common-sense gun … Continue Reading

April 01, 2021

Correa Condemns Violence & Mourns For Lost Constituents

Washington, DC - Today, Congressman Lou Correa (D-CA-46) released the following statement condemning a mass shooting that took place in Orange, California, which is part of his district. Rep. Lou Correa said, "I am devastated by the news that a child and three others died in a mass shooting in Orange. We must all condemn this unspeakable act of violence. My thoughts are with the victims and their families in this difficult time. "However, this shooting did not take place in a vacuum. In the … Continue Reading

March 26, 2021

Rep. Correa and Sen. Cortez Masto Honor Contributions of Latinas to the United States

Washington, DC - In honor of Women's History Month, Congressman Lou Correa (D-CA) and Senator Cortez Masto (D-NV) reintroduced their resolution recognizing the contributions of Latinas to the United States. This is the first Congressional resolution to honor the unique contributions of Latinas during Women's History Month. Congressman Correa and Senator Cortez Masto first introduced the historic bill in the 115th Congress. It seeks to shine a light on Latina role models and pioneers by … Continue Reading

March 18, 2021

Bipartisan Farmworkers Immigration Bill Passes House

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Congressman Lou Correa's (D-CA-46) Farm Workforce Modernization Act passed the House. This bipartisan bill-introduced with Reps. Zoe Lofgren (D-CA-19) and Dan Newhouse (R-WA-04)-ensures California's future as the nation's breadbasket and that our country continues to feed the world. In the 116th Congress, this nonpartisan bill was carefully negotiated over months with numerous input from agricultural stakeholders and labor organizations. This year's bill continues to … Continue Reading

March 18, 2021

Correa Applauds Passage Of H.R. 6

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Congressman Lou Correa (D-CA-46)released the following statement about the passage of H.R. 6 - The Dream & Promise Act. Rep. Lou Correa said, "Last Congress, when Democrats took back the House, we committed to passing comprehensive legislation to protect our DREAMers, and we did. This year we passed that legislation again, but this time with a Democratic President willing to sign it into law. Now it is on to the Senate for a vote. "DREAMers deserve to live in … Continue Reading

March 06, 2021

Rep. Lou Correa Welcomes Disneyland’s Reopening As Early As April 1

Washington, DC - Today, Congressman Lou Correa (D-CA-46) released the following statement regarding the potential reopening of Disneyland and other attractions this April: "I welcome Disneyland's reopening as early as April. After nearly a year, my constituents are ready to get back to work. Disneyland is key to our local economy. While necessary to protect public health, the park's closure has done immeasurable harm to tens of thousands of families through my district. This is welcome … Continue Reading

March 02, 2021

Rep. Lou Correa Applauds California Governor For Prioritizing Vaccination of Teachers Serving Underserved Communities

Washington, DC - Today, Congressman Lou Correa (D-CA-46) sent a letter to California Governor Gavin Newsom applauding him for dedicating ten percent of COVID-19 vaccines to teachers and requested that a portion of these vaccines go to teachers in his community of Central Orange County. "[students] are falling behind the more affluent children. Children cannot digitally connect to schools because they do not have access to devices or broadband," Congressman Correa said in the letter. … Continue Reading

February 27, 2021

Rep. Lou Correa Votes To Pass American Rescue Act

Washington, D.C. - Today, Congressman Lou Correa (CA-46) voted to pass the American Rescue Act, a $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill that provides immediate assistance to millions of American families. In addition to $1,400 cash stimulus payments, the American Rescue Act provides families with up to $300 a month in cash per child by expanding Child Tax Credit for 27 million children. It gives everyday workers up to $6,728 in tax breaks by expanding the Earned Income Tax Credit for 15 million … Continue Reading

February 26, 2021

Orange County Lawmakers Call For FEMA Vaccine Distribution Site In Anaheim

Washington, DC - Today, Congressman Lou Correa (D-CA-46), joined by Congresswoman Young Kim (R-CA-39), sent a letter to the Acting FEMA Administrator, Robert J. Fenton, Jr., requesting immediate assistance in establishing a COVID-19 mass vaccination site in Anaheim. Anaheim is home to 350,000 residents and has experienced more than 40,000 COVID-19 cases since the pandemic began in March of 2020. "We urge you to establish a direct partnership with the City of Anaheim to establish a COVID-19 … Continue Reading

February 25, 2021

Rep. Lou Correa Proudly Votes To Pass The Equality Act & Protect LGBTQ+ Communities

Washington, DC - Today, Congressman Lou Correa (D-CA-46) released the following statement after proudly voting to pass H.R. 5 - The Equality Act: "Today the House voted to pass H.R. 5 - The Equality Act for all Americans. Civil rights matter to us all "Fighting for civil rights is never easy, and sometimes it becomes controversial, but it is always the right thing to do. "In California, as a legislator, I took votes to advance and protect all Californian's civil rights. Those votes made … Continue Reading

February 10, 2021

Rep. Lou Correa Urges Gov. Newsom to Include Migrant Food and Farm Workers in Vaccination Plan

Washington, D.C. - Today, Congressman Lou Correa joined his colleagues on the California Congressional Delegation in sending a letter to Governor Gavin Newsom to ensure farmworkers and migrant food workers are included in state vaccination efforts. The letter urges equity of distribution for all full-time and part-time residents and pushes the state to conduct a robust educational campaign to ensure these essential workers feel secure in seeking out and accepting the vaccine. In the letter, … Continue Reading

February 03, 2021

Rep. Lou Votes to Pass Budget Resolution And Takes First Step To Help Struggling Working Families

Washington, D.C. - Today, Congressman Lou Correa joined his colleagues in passing H. Con. Res. 11, FY 2021 Budget Resolution-the first step in passing President Biden's COVID Relief for Americans. Passing this budget ensures that Congress can act quickly and decisively in the weeks to come to deliver the robust relief that American families, workers, and communities need to combat the coronavirus pandemic and strengthen the economy. Rep. Lou Correa said, "My community needs help. For months, … Continue Reading

February 02, 2021

Rep. Lou Correa Applauds President Biden For Taking First Step To Reunite Families

Washington, D.C. - Today, Congressman Lou Correa released the following statement applauding President Biden for taking new executive action to reform the United States' outdated immigration system and return separated children to their families. Rep. Lou Correa said, "For four years, the previous Administration worked tirelessly to terrorize immigrant communities and break up families. Their work was systemic and expansive. I am grateful President Biden continues to honor his commitment to … Continue Reading

January 31, 2021

Lou Correa Urges Pathway to Citizenship for Essential Workers, TPS Holders, and Dreamers To Be Included In COVID-19 Relief Legislation

Washington, D.C. - On Saturday, Congressman Lou Correa joined over 100 Democratic lawmakers in sending a letter led by the Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to express their commitment to including a pathway to citizenship for DREAMers, essential workers, and TPS holders, in the COVID-19 budget reconciliation package. Rep. Lou Correa said, "All across the country, immigrants are serving on the frontlines of the pandemic. As Congress looks to pass new … Continue Reading

January 30, 2021

Rep. Correa Announces $1.5 Billion In Federal Funding For Rental & Mortgage Assistance

Washington, D.C. - Today, Congressman Lou Correa (CA-46) announced that California would receive $1.5 billion in federal funding to assist families struggling to pay their rent or mortgages. In December, Congressman Correa joined his colleagues in voting to approve $25 billion in federal funding allocated by Congress to help families struggling to pay their mortgage or rent. To request assistance, Californians may visit this website. Rep. Lou Correa said, "COVID-19 has pushed families to … Continue Reading

January 20, 2021

Correa Applauds President Biden For "Day One" Immigration Reform Package

Washington, D.C. - Today, Congressman Lou Correa (CA-46) applauded President Joe Biden for keeping his commitment to take immediate action to protect DREAMers and modernize our immigration system. On day one, President Biden signed [6] executive orders reversing and repealing many of the Trump Administration's most aggressive anti-immigrant policies and introduced the U.S. Citizenship Act of 2021, which takes bold steps to reform and modernize our immigration system. Rep. Lou Correa said, … Continue Reading

January 19, 2021

Correa Joins House Leaders In Introducing Domestic Terrorism Prevention Act (DTPA)

Washington, D.C. - Today, Congressman Lou Correa (CA-46) joined Congressman Brad Schneider (IL-10), Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler (NY-10), Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL), and their colleagues to introduce the Domestic Terrorism Prevention Act (DTPA) of 2021. Last Congress, Congressman Correa joined his House Judiciary Committee colleagues in passing DTPA out of committee by a vote of 24-2. The bill also passed the House by a two-thirds voice vote. In the Senate, Senator Durbin brought the bill … Continue Reading

January 16, 2021

Rep. Lou Correa Test Positive For COVID-19

Washington, D.C. - Congressman Lou Correa (CA-46) announced he tested positive for COVID-19 and released the following statement: Rep. Lou Correa said, "Yesterday, I tested positive for COVID-19. I now join more than 200,000 Orange County residents who have been diagnosed with the virus. I will be responsible and self-quarantine - away from my family - for the recommended time. "In my community, everyone knows someone affected. COVID-19 has hit us hard, and for months, families have … Continue Reading

January 06, 2021

Correa Releases Statement On Assault On United States Capitol

Washington DC - Today, Congressmen Lou Correa (D-CA) released the following statement regarding the assault on the United States Capitol: "President Trump has proven today that he is a Dictator. He has incited American citizens to storm the US Capitol in the middle of fulfilling our job of certifying the 2020 presidential election results."People may get hurt, and some may die because Trump refuses to let go of the presidency. He is an embarrassment to this country."Today Members of the House … Continue Reading

January 04, 2021

Rep. Lou Correa Introduces Legislation To Censure President Trump Over Georgia Election Interference

Washington, D.C. - Today, Congressman Lou Correa (CA-46) joined Rep. Hank Johnson (GA-04) and 90 of his colleagues in introducing a resolution censuring President Trump for abusing the power of his office by threatening Georgia's Republican Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger with vague criminal prosecution, if he failed to overturn the finalized and verified results of Georgia's November 2020 presidential election and pursue the president's false claims. Georgia has conducted two recounts … Continue Reading

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