Press Releases

August 27, 2021

The Weekly Wrap-Up

A message from Rep. Lou Correa: This week, I spent time in Washington D.C. and Orange County, ensuring my district and all Americans voting rights are always protected. I am also continuing to work locally and on the federal level to make sure Americans, U.S. Troops, and Afghan allies evacuate Afghanistan quickly and securely. That includes joining my California congressional colleagues in working to provide a safe harbor for afghan allies and Special Immigrant Visa Applicants in our … Continue Reading


August 26, 2021

Rep. Correa Calls for $6 Billion in Funds to be Reallocated for Resettlement of Afghan Allies in the United States

Washington, D.C. - Today, Congressman Lou Correa (D-CA) issued the following statement urging the reallocation in $6 billion in unspent Defense funds toward our Afghan allies' resettlement in the United States. Rep. Lou Correa said, "As I continue to monitor the unfolding situation in Afghanistan, it is my understanding that there is $6 billion in unspent Department of Defense funds for the now-defunct Afghan Security Force. I urge this money to be used for the resettlement of Afghans … Continue Reading


August 24, 2021

Rep. Lou Correa Votes to Pass of H.R.4, Secures Voting Rights for All Americans

Washington, D.C. - Today, Congressman Lou Correa (D-CA) released the following statement following the passage of the H.R.4 - The John R. Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act: "I am proud to have voted for the passage of the H.R.4 - The John R. Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act. The H.R.4 is a simple and critical legislation that assures Americans have a … Continue Reading


August 24, 2021

Rep. Correa Calls for the Biden Administration to Protect Afghans Targeted by Taliban

Washington, D.C. - Today, Congressman Lou Correa (D-CA) led his colleagues in issuing a letter to President Biden in support of Afghan allies who served alongside U.S. troops for the past two decades and whose lives are threatened by the Taliban receive protection. Those who are most vulnerable and targeted are Afghan women, human rights activists, journalists, religious and ethnic minorities; they face retaliation and are in danger without immediate assistance and deserve humanitarian … Continue Reading


August 16, 2021

Rep. Lou Correa Leads Colleagues in Urge to Vice President Harris to Address Human Rights Issues

Rep. Lou Correa Leads Colleagues in Urge to Vice President Harris to Address Human Rights Issues Washington, D.C. - In advance of Vice President Kamala Harris's historic trip to Vietnam, Congressman Lou Correa led his colleagues urging her to address human rights issues and requesting that American citizens living in Vietnam be given equal access to COVID-19 vaccines provided by the U.S. government. Rep. Lou Correa said, "During her first visit to Vietnam to promote the Biden … Continue Reading


July 25, 2021

Correa’s Statement Regarding Budget Reconciliation Negotiations

Washington DC - Congressman Lou Correa (D-CA) joins Rep. Jesus "Chuy" Garcia (D-IL) in calling for immigration reform to be part of the budget reconciliation process, and released the following statement the budget reconciliation negotiations:"A balanced and fiscally sound budget reconciliation deal must include a pathway to citizenship for undocumented immigrants. Undocumented immigrants are a vital part of our workforce. They constitute a major portion of our manufacturing workforce, grow … Continue Reading


July 15, 2021

Child Tax Credit: Qué está pasando?

El 15 de julio, casi todas las familias trabajadoras comenzarán a ver entre $250 y $300 por niño depositados automáticamente en sus cuentas bancarias o enviados a sus buzones de correo. Aquí hay algunas preguntas frecuentes sobre el CreditoTributario por Hijos #ChildTaxCredit: ¿Qué está pasando? El Plan de Rescate Estadounidense aumentó los pagos de #ChildTaxCredit de $2,000 por niño a $3,000 por niño para niños … Continue Reading


July 06, 2021

Rep. Lou Correa Applauds Biden Administration’s Plan To Help Deported Veterans

Washington, D.C. - Today, Congressman Lou Correa released the following statement regarding the recent partnership announced by the Biden Administration to protect veterans from deportation and assist those who have already been deported. Rep. Lou Correa said, "I applaud President Biden for finally stepping up to help deported veterans. Throughout my career, I have continuously called on our leaders to end veteran deportation and repatriate those who have been cast out. These veterans … Continue Reading


June 23, 2021

Rep. Lou Correa Calls For Continued Work On Tech Antitrust Legislation

Washington, D.C. - Today, Congressman Lou Correa released the following statement following the conclusion of a markup of antitrust legislation by the House Judiciary Committee. Rep. Lou Correa said, "I thank my colleagues for asking the important questions regarding tech antitrust. I remember working for Bell Systems a long time ago when Bell Systems was broken up. The question was asked and answered by Judge Green. "Today, again I ask a very similar question about high tech giants, … Continue Reading


June 11, 2021

The Weekly Wrap-up

This week, Congressman Lou Correa took steps to protect our nation's national security. As a leading member of the House Homeland Security and the House Judiciary Committees, Congressman Correa took part in several critical hearings examining the many risks Americans face. Additionally, Congressman Correa introduced the No Trace Act, bipartisan legislation to protect Americans' privacy by ensuring law enforcement officials cannot use modern technology to circumvent warrant requirements. The … Continue Reading


June 10, 2021

Problem Solvers Caucus Unveils "Building Bridges: A Bipartisan Physical Infrastructure Framework"

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, the Problem Solvers Caucus released Building Bridges: A Bipartisan Physical Infrastructure Framework to help break the gridlock on the latest infrastructure negotiations and encourage their colleagues to continue working across the aisle to deliver real results for the American people. The 58-member bipartisan Caucus, led by Co-Chairs Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-05) and Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-01), unveiled the Building Bridges infrastructure framework … Continue Reading


June 08, 2021

Correa, Herrera Beutler Introduces Bipartisan Legislation to Protect Americans’ Privacy

Washington, DC - Today, Congressman Lou Correa (D-CA-46) joined Congresswomen Jaime Herrera Beutler (R-WA-03), Victoria Spartz (R-IN-05), and Mary Gay Scanlon (D-PA-05) to introduce the No Trace Act, bipartisan legislation that would prevent government agencies from accessing an American's geolocation information without first obtaining a warrant. Recent reports (here, here, and here) have revealed federal agencies have been purchasing American's geolocation data to pinpoint their mobile … Continue Reading


May 28, 2021

The Weekly Wrap-up

This week, Congressman Correa spent the week meeting with constituents and local stakeholders. The House was out of sessions, and Members participated in a Committee Work Week. Congressman Correa joined the Finally, President Joe Biden released his first budget, detailing a long-overdue investment in the American people. The budget would help communities just like ours and aims to prepare the United States to compete in the modern world. The Weekly Rundown Congressman Correa joined in a … Continue Reading


May 28, 2021

Congressman Correa Responds To President Biden’s $6 Trillion Investment In The United States of America

Washington, DC - Today, Congressman Lou Correa (D-CA-46) released the following statement in response to President Joe Biden's first budget proposal: "Budgets reflect our values, and this budget reflects mine. Hard-working Americans have been devastated by the COVID-19 pandemic. President Biden's budget proposal outlines clear steps we must take to get Americans back on their feet and invest in our county's future. "This budget focuses on rebuilding the middle class, expanding the social … Continue Reading


May 18, 2021

Correa & House Judiciary Committee Pass Bipartisan Legislation to Protect Seniors, Improve Federal Law

Washington, D.C. - Today, Congressman Lou Correa joined his colleagues on the House Judiciary Committee to consider important legislation to address the needs of Americans. This bipartisan and productive legislative markup passed numerous bills that address issues faced by countless Americans. Rep. Lou Correa said, "The American people send us to Washington to help our neighbors live better lives, and the House Judiciary Committee is where much of the important policy work is done. I'm proud … Continue Reading


May 13, 2021

Rep. Lou Correa Announces State & Local Funds from the American Rescue Plan

Washington, DC - Today, Congressmen Lou Correa (D-CA) proudly announced that Orange County will receive $616 million from the American Rescue Plan. These funds will provide vital resources for Orange County families and communities. Rep. Lou Correa said, "After more than a year, our local cities have been pushed to their breaking points. These vital funds ensure our local public safety departments can continue to serve our communities and take care of the countless families devastated by … Continue Reading


May 10, 2021

Reps. Correa & Burgess Introduce Legislation to Provide Health Care Liability Protections During COVID-19 Pandemic

Washington, DC - Today, Congressmen Lou Correa (D-CA) and Michael Burgess (R-TX) introduced H.R. 3021 - the Coronavirus Provider Protection Act. This bipartisan legislation protects doctors and nurses on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic. Rep. Correa said, "For the past year, medical professionals have been in unchartered waters. Our frontline medical workers, including doctors and healthcare workers, are fighting for us the best they can with the technology and information available to … Continue Reading


May 01, 2021

Weekly Wrap-Up

This week, President Joe Biden spoke before a joint session of Congress to discuss his Administration's first 100 days and outline his plans to reinvest in the United States. At his first appearance before Congress, President Biden outlined a bold plan to invest $6 trillion in the American people, creating good jobs for middle-class families. The House was out of sessions, and Members participated in a Committee Work Week. Congressman Correa joined the House Homeland Security Committee for a … Continue Reading


April 30, 2021

Correa and Mast Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Help Small Businesses, Provide DHS Frontline Workforce with American Made Uniforms and PPE

Washington, D.C. - Today, Rep. Lou Correa (D-CA), Chairman of the Homeland Security Subcommittee on Oversight, Management, & Accountability, and Rep. Brian Mast (R-FL), introduced legislation to support U.S. small businesses by increasing the ability of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to purchase high-quality, American-made uniforms and personal protective equipment for frontline personnel. The Homeland Procurement Reform Act (HOPR Act) would: Require that at least one-third … Continue Reading


April 30, 2021

Orange County Reps Correa, Lowenthal, Steel Introduce Bipartisan Resolution Recognizing 46th Anniversary of Black April and the Fall of Saigon

Washington D.C. - Today, Representatives Lou Correa (CA-46), Alan Lowenthal (CA-47), and Michele Steel (CA-48) introduced a bipartisan House Resolution recognizing the significance of, and commemorating the 46th anniversary of, the Fall of Saigon and the tragic collapse of the Republic of Vietnam. The three Congress Members each represent a portion of the Little Saigon community in Orange County, California--the largest Vietnamese community outside of Vietnam. In April of 1975, North … Continue Reading

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