May 14, 2009
Washington, D.C. – Today, Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-CA) issued the following statement on her vote against the FY 2009 Supplemental Appropriations bill.
When President Bush asked for war funding without a commitment to end the war in Iraq, I voted no. I voted for President Obama and admire him, but a change in administration without a change in plan is not enough.
Congresswoman Zoe Lofgren is serving her eighth term in Congress representing most of the City of San Jose and Santa Clara County. She is the Chair of the House Committee on Standards of Official Conduct. She also serves as Chair of the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Immigration, Citizenship, Refugees, Border Security, and International Law. She Chairs the House Administration Subcommittee on Elections and serves on the House Homeland Security Committee. Congresswoman Lofgren is Chair of the California Democratic Congressional Delegation consisting of 33 Democratic members of the U.S. House of Representatives from California.