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October 3, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Jerrold Nadler and Congresswoman Zoe Lofgren issued a joint statement in response to the Department of Homeland Security Office of the Inspector General report, which determined the Administration misled Congress and the American people about its family separation policy with no plans for tracking children or ensuring reunification with their parents.
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September 26, 2018 Press Release
Senator Kamala D. Harris, House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member Jerrold Nadler, and Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Immigration and Border Security Zoe Lofgren led 17 lawmakers in a letter to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Acting Inspector General John V. Kelly requesting an investigation into allegations that DHS officials used coercive and abusive tactics on detained immigrant parents who were separated from their children at the border under the Trump Administration’s “zero-tolerance” policy.
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September 26, 2018 Press Release
Zoe Lofgren issued a statement in response to the Trump administration's new "public charge" rule
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September 18, 2018 Press Release
The Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport was selected by the Transportation Security Administration to test new airport perimeter intrusion detection and deterrence technologies, announced Zoe Lofgren and Eric Swalwell today.
September 6, 2018 Press Release
Zoe Lofgren issued a statement on H.R. 6911, the Community Safety and Security Act of 2018.
August 29, 2018 Press Release
Zoe Lofgren and Anna G. Eshoo announced a new federal grant to install positive train control systems on the peninsula corridor Caltrain track between San Francisco and Southern San Jose.
August 22, 2018 Press Release
Zoe Lofgren announced nearly $2.4 million in new federal to Santa Clara County and the City of San Jose for repairs to flooding damage caused by storms in 2017.
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August 2, 2018 Press Release
Zoe Lofgren announced an AmeriCorps grant awarded to San Jose-based nonprofit Our City Forest, an urban forestry and environmental stewardship organization.
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July 25, 2018 Press Release
Zoe Lofgren announced a combined $430,851 in federal funding was awarded to the San Jose State University Research Foundation for new education and research programs.
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July 17, 2018 Press Release
Following passage of a new law in Vietnam that severely curtails privacy rights of Vietnamese citizens, Zoe Lofgren joined her Co-Chairs of the Congressional Caucus on Vietnam calling for the heads of Google and Facebook to live up to their firms’ stated missions to promote openness and connectivity in Vietnam.

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In The News

May 21, 2018 In The News

For Lofgren, the Nixon example looms large. “The American people at some kind of gut level understand the constitutional system,” she told me. “When a President lied about having an affair with a young woman, that was gross behavior, and the lie was arguably unlawful, but it had nothing to do with government.

May 21, 2018 In The News

The Trump administration is working to slash the number of visas granted to Canadian and Mexican professionals as part of ongoing NAFTA negotiations among the three countries.

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May 2, 2018 In The News

On the same day that President Donald Trump ordered the U.S. military to strike Syrian military facilities in response to the latest purported regime-ordered chemical attack, a large bipartisan group of lawmakers in the House of Representatives sent the president a letter in which they “strongly urge[d]” him to seek Congressional approval before acting.

April 24, 2018 In The News

Rep. Zoe Lofgren, the top Democrat on the House subcommittee on immigration, accused Trump of using the caravan to stir up hatred. "People who have a legitimate fear of persecution, under US law have a right to present their case," Lofgren told reporters Monday. "That's not a violation of immigration law. That's a part of immigration law."

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April 13, 2018 In The News

Lawmakers from both sides of the aisle are asking the FBI to explain what they called a “troubling” recent report that appears to show the agency failed to exhaust all technical possibilities before. . .

 

April 5, 2018 In The News

More than two dozen Bay Area business and civic leaders recently spent a busy two days in Washington, D.C., with the San Francisco Chamber of Commerce to make their voices heard on issues important to their businesses and our city.

March 25, 2018 In The News

Thousands of students, parents, teachers and allied community members on Saturday endured the rain for the San Jose March for Our Lives rally against gun violence. The local demonstration was one of more than 800 protests nationwide, which collectively drew more than a million people in a call to reform U.S. gun laws.

March 23, 2018 In The News

Buyers beware. The biggest losers in President Trump’s tech tariff war will be consumers

March 20, 2018 In The News

The news that the personal data of some 50 million Facebook users may have been used to boost Donald Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign has California politicians roaring that something must be done, but solutions are in short supply.

March 16, 2018 In The News

When Rep. Zoe Lofgren was a staffer forty years ago, articles of impeachment were flying. Still, she thinks Congress is more chaotic now.

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