May 18, 2018 Press Release
Zoe Lofgren signed a discharge petition to force a vote to restore net neutrality protections. The petition was filed a day after the United States Senate voted on a bipartisan basis to overturn a Federal Communication Commission order to end net neutrality.
May 10, 2018 Press Release
Legislation would prohibit law enforcement and surveillance agencies from forcing encryption backdoors in products and services
Zoe Lofgren led bipartisan lawmakers today reintroducing the Secure Data Act to protect Americans' privacy and data security by prohibiting surveillance and law enforcement agencies from forcing companies to insert encryption backdoors into their products and services, making them less secure.
May 8, 2018 Press Release
Zoe Lofgren issued a statement regarding President Trump announcement that he will withdraw the United States from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action.
May 8, 2018 Press Release
Zoe Lofgren issued a statement today regarding a Trump Administration decision to refer every person entering the country between ports of entry for federal prosecution, a policy that will dramatically increase the separation of parents from their children.
Jerrold Nadler and Zoe Lofgren (D-Calif.) issued a statement on the Trump Administration’s decision to terminate Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for over 50,000 Hondurans.
April 23, 2018 Press Release
The Clean Energy Victory Bonds Act would create Treasury savings bonds to fund renewable energy projects and energy efficiency technologies
Zoe Lofgren and Doris Matsui introduced the Clean Energy Victory Bonds Act to provide Americans the opportunity to invest in clean energy technologies and projects around the country. Modeled after the enormously successful victory bonds sold during World War II, Clean Energy Victory Bonds would allow Americans to participate in the clean energy economy through safe investments while also helping create jobs and spur growth in clean energy technologies needed to increase domestic energy security.
Zoe Lofgren announced a new federal grant of $478,897 to the San Jose State University Research Foundation for scientific research.
April 17, 2018 Press Release
Representatives Steve Stivers Zoe Lofgren introduced the Daniel Webster Congressional Clerkship Act, a bill that would establish a coordinated entry portal and recruitment device for recent law graduates to clerk for Congress for one year. This legislation creates 12 one-year positions, split evenly by chamber and party.
Congresswoman Zoe Lofgren and colleagues led all Senate and House Judiciary Democrats in a letter condemning recent actions by the Justice Department undermining basic due process protections for immigrants. As Members of the committees of jurisdiction over the Justice Department, immigration law, and constitutional law, they raised concerns that the Justice Department’s actions flout Supreme Court precedent and abandon the most basic notions of fairness within the American justice system.
April 13, 2018 Press Release
Cite President’s responsibility to seek authorization from Congress as prescribed in the U.S. Constitution and the War Powers Resolution of 1973
Zoe Lofgren led 88 bipartisan Members of Congress in a letter urging President Trump to consult and receive authorization from Congress prior to ordering the use of U.S. military force in Syria, citing the President’s responsibility to do so prescribed in the Constitution and the War Powers Resolution of 1973.