Press Releases

December 12, 2023

CORREA QUESTIONS GOP ATTEMPT TO NUKE ASYLUM, CREATE BORDER CHAOS

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Representative Lou Correa (CA-46), the top Democrat on the House Border Security and Enforcement Subcommittee, and member of the House Immigration Integrity, Security, and Enforcement Subcommittee, issued the following statement in response to ongoing negotiations regarding the President’s supplemental aid package and called on Senate Republican negotiators to come back to the table with realistic border management proposals: “Having watched these negotiations unfold … Continue Reading


December 12, 2023

CORREA, MOOLENAAR, DINGELL INTRODUCE LEGISLATION TO STOP TUBERCULOSIS OUTBREAKS

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Representatives Lou Correa (D-CA), John Moolenaar (R-MI), and Debbie Dingell (D-MI) introduced the bipartisan Effective Screening and Testing for Tuberculosis Act. The legislation would require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to put in place requirements for the testing and screening of tuberculosis (TB) in donor materials used in medical procedures. The bill comes in response to a recent outbreak, where thirty-six patients in seven states, including … Continue Reading


December 11, 2023

REP. CORREA, MAYORS HAIL NEARLY $2 MILLION FOR CHILDREN TRANSPORTATION SAFETY, ACCESSIBILITY

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Representative Lou Correa (CA-46), alongside Anaheim Mayor Ashleigh Aitken, Santa Ana Mayor Valerie Amezcua, and Stanton Mayor David Shawver, announced nearly $2 million in federal tax dollars to ensure children and their families have access to safe, walkable routes to and from school—in the Cities of Anaheim, Santa Ana, and Stanton. This funding comes from the Department of Transportation, and is a direct result of Democrats’ passage of the Bipartisan Infrastructure … Continue Reading


December 01, 2023

CORREA STATEMENT ON CEASEFIRE NEGOTIATIONS BETWEEN ISRAEL AND HAMAS

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Representative Lou Correa (CA-46) released the following statement: “As the Israel-Hamas war continues, I have spent the past several weeks engaging in candid discussions with individuals and groups most impacted by this conflict—and my heart remains heavy with each conversation,” Correa said. “I continue to call on the Israeli government and Hamas to come back to the table to negotiate another temporary ceasefire to ensure the release of hostages, and facilitate the … Continue Reading


November 29, 2023

“NOTHING SHORT OF DAMNING”: CORREA ON EFFORTS TO EXPEL GEORGE SANTOS

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Representative Lou Correa (CA-46) released the following statement: “Voting to expel one of my democratically elected colleagues is a serious matter.  Sadly, the Ethics Committee’s report against Rep. Santos is nothing short of damning,” Correa said. “This report is not just shocking, but also conclusive and unanimous.  Instead of working with the Ethics Committee, Rep. Santos has shown no remorse for his actions, and as such, has brought shame and indignity to this … Continue Reading


November 27, 2023

IN SANTA ANA, REP. CORREA TOURS SMALL BUSINESSES TO ADDRESS TRANSPORTATION DISRUPTIONS IN THE AREA

Photos + B-Roll Available For Download HERE SANTA ANA, CA - Today, Representative Lou Correa (CA-46) hosted local elected officials and local business owners for a small business tour in Santa Ana—providing business owners with a chance to voice their concerns and discuss how new federal legislation, led by Correa, would protect them from financial fallout at the hand of local transportation disruptions. “Local businesses should be the first ones to benefit from new roads and highways—not be … Continue Reading


November 17, 2023

CORREA, KIM PRESS FOR MORE AIR QUALITY TESTS FOLLOWING TUSTIN HANGAR FIRE

SANTA ANA, CA — Today, Representatives Lou Correa (CA-46) and Young Kim (CA-40) led a bipartisan letter to South Coast Air Quality Management District Chair Vanessa Delgado pressing the District on plans to run additional air quality tests across Orange County in the wake of the recent fire at the former Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) hangar in Tustin, California. “We are deeply concerned by the impact the ash and debris from the fire could have on the surrounding communities based on the … Continue Reading


November 16, 2023

AHEAD OF THANKSGIVING, CORREA LEADS CALL TO HONOR FOOD BANKS IN ORANGE COUNTY, ACROSS UNITED STATES

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Representative Lou Correa (CA-46) introduced a resolution to declare the House of Representatives’ support and gratitude for the work done by food banks, food pantries, and other community-based organizations—in Orange County and across the United States—that work to end food insecurity. “As we come together with our friends and family this holiday season to give thanks and enjoy good conversation and even better food, we remember how fortunate we truly are. But that … Continue Reading


November 14, 2023

CORREA (AGAIN) VOTES TO AVERT A GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Representative Lou Correa (CA-46) (again) voted to avert a government shutdown and released the following statement: “Today, I joined a bipartisan coalition of my colleagues to keep our government open for its citizens, and ensure that the national security of this country isn’t put at risk—though this does feel a little like déjà vu,” Correa said. “Threatening to shut our government down without long-term bipartisan solutions is not fair to anyone—not to our troops, … Continue Reading


November 14, 2023

RANKING MEMBER CORREA DELIVERS OPENING STATEMENT IN SUBCOMMITTEE HEARING: “THE BROKEN PATH: HOW TRANSNATIONAL CRIMINAL ORGANIZATIONS PROFIT FROM HUMAN TRAFFICKING AT THE SOUTHWEST BORDER”

Watch Today’s Hearing HERE WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Ranking Member Correa (CA-46), the top Democrat on the House Border Security and Enforcement Subcommittee, led his Democratic colleagues during a joint Subcommittee hearing by the Subcommittee on Border Security and Enforcement and the Subcommittee on Emergency Management and Technology, “The Broken Path: How Transnational Criminal Organizations Profit from Human Trafficking at the Southwest Border.” You can watch today’s hearing … Continue Reading


November 14, 2023

RANKING MEMBER CORREA DELIVERS OPENING STATEMENT IN SUBCOMMITTEE HEARING: “OVERSIGHT OF THE DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE ANTITRUST DIVISION”

Watch Today’s Hearing HERE WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Ranking Member Correa (CA-46), the top Democrat on the House Administrative State, Regulatory Reform, and Antitrust Subcommittee, led his Democratic colleagues during a hearing entitled “Oversight of the Department of Justice Antitrust Division" to examine the mission and programs of the Department of Justice’s Antitrust Division. You can watch today’s hearing HERE.  You will find below Ranking Member Correa’s opening statement, as … Continue Reading


November 13, 2023

CORREA INTRODUCES LEGISLATION TO PROTECT LOCAL BUSINESSES FROM TRANSPORTATION DISRUPTIONS

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Representative Lou Correa (CA-46) introduced the Business Uninterrupted Monetary Program Act of 2023 (BUMP Act), legislation which would provide needed funding to businesses and nonprofits negatively impacted by major transit and highway projects in their communities. The BUMP Act requires local sponsors of major transit and highway projects to create a funding pool that will provide impacted businesses with monetary relief to cover expenses during interruption by … Continue Reading


November 09, 2023

REPS. CORREA, KIM DEMAND ANSWERS FROM NAVY AFTER TUSTIN HANGAR FIRE

ORANGE COUNTY, CA — Today, Representatives Lou Correa (CA-46) and Young Kim (CA-40) led a bipartisan letter to Department of the Navy’s Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) Coordinator Elizabeth Roddy asking the Navy’s plans to mitigate impacts of the recent fire at the former Marine Corps Air Station, which is owned by the Navy, in Tustin, CA.  “[W]e were devastated to learn that one of the historic hangars at the air station caught fire, and later that the blaze was too significant for … Continue Reading


November 07, 2023

CORREA STATEMENT ON “FROM THE RIVER TO THE SEA” AND THE ONGOING HAMAS-ISRAEL WAR

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Representative Lou Correa (CA-46) joined Representatives Brad Schneider (IL-10) Hiliary Scholten (MI-03), Ritchie Torres (NY-15), Norma Torres (CA-35), and more of his Congressional colleagues in a statement on the phrase “from the river to the sea” and the ongoing Hamas-Israel War. The text of the statement reads: We reject the use of the phrase “from the river to the sea”— a phrase used by many, including Hamas, as a rallying cry for the destruction of the State … Continue Reading


October 23, 2023

REP. CORREA INTRODUCES LEGISLATION TO SUPPORT LOCAL SMALL BUSINESSES, FIGHT AGAINST CLIMATE CRISIS

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Representative Lou Correa (CA-46) introduced the Promoting Reduction of Emissions Through Landscaping Equipment Act, legislation to create a federal tax credit to enable local small businesses, including landscaping and lawn care businesses of all sizes, to transition to zero-emission equipment more easily and without financial burden. Specifically, it would supplement the purchase of climate-friendly equipment for landscaping and lawn care businesses with a tax … Continue Reading


October 20, 2023

RANKING MEMBER CORREA STATEMENT ON BIDEN ADMINISTRATION’S SUPPLEMENTAL FUNDING REQUEST

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Representative Lou Correa (CA-46), the top Democrat on the House Border Security and Enforcement Subcommittee, released the following statement: “This supplemental funding request directs resources to our nation’s frontlines, and begins to address the root causes of migration—and will also assist our regional neighbors deal with the refugee challenges they are also facing alongside us,” Correa said. “The issues being faced at our border did not get created in a … Continue Reading


October 12, 2023

REP. CORREA STATEMENT ON CONSTITUENTS IMPACTED IN ISRAEL

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Representative Lou Correa (CA-46), released the following statement on constituents impacted by the war in Israel: “I am closely monitoring the appalling terrorist assault against Israel. For U.S. citizens who are trying to leave Israel, limited commercial flights out of the country continue to operate, but may not be direct to the United States,” Correa said. “The State Department is currently exploring contract options to facilitate U.S. citizen travel to nearby … Continue Reading


October 05, 2023

RANKING MEMBER CORREA STATEMENT ON BIDEN ADMINISTRATION’S BORDER WALL ANNOUNCEMENT

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Representative Lou Correa (CA-46), the top Democrat on the House Border Security and Enforcement Subcommittee, released the following statement in response to an announcement from the Biden administration that it will waive 26 laws to build additional border barriers in the Rio Grande Valley: “President Ronald Reagan once said, ‘America is a shining city upon a hill whose beacon light guides freedom-loving people everywhere.” And so, today, refugees continue to come … Continue Reading


October 03, 2023

CORREA STATEMENT ON TONIGHT’S SPEAKER VOTE

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Representative Lou Correa (CA-46) released the following statement: “History was made today—and never in the history of the United States Congress has a sitting Speaker been ousted,” Correa said.“Even so, I’m confident that my colleagues—Democrats and Republicans—will get to work immediately to fight for the best interest of the American people, irrespective of party affiliation. We will, and must, let representative democracy chart its course—the best form of … Continue Reading


October 03, 2023

REPS. CORREA, SALINAS INTRODUCE RESOLUTION HONORING LATINA CONTRIBUTIONS TO UNITED STATES

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Representatives Lou Correa (CA-46) and Andrea Salinas (OR-06) introduced a resolution recognizing the heritage, culture, and contributions of Latinas in the United States. Latinas represent 1 in 6 women and own 18% of all women-owned companies. The resolution highlights the countless contributions made by Latinas and the need for policy that supports and invests in their collective future. “As America celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month, it has never been more … Continue Reading

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