Lofgren Applauds DISCLOSE Act Passage
June 24, 2010
Today, Representative Zoe Lofgren (D-San Jose) released the following statement in response to the House’s vote to pass H.R. 5175, DISCLOSE Act.
June 24, 2010
Washington, D.C. – Today, Representative Zoe Lofgren (D-San Jose) released the following statement in response to the House’s vote to pass H.R. 5175, DISCLOSE Act.
“The DISCLOSE Act is the first step in stemming the tide of corporate money in our electoral process. While I strongly believe that more must be done to ensure that the voices of America’s voters aren’t drowned out by unregulated corporate cash, I’m delighted to see the House acting on this bill. I’m hopeful that our colleagues in the Senate can set aside their differences and quickly act on this important piece of legislation.”
Rep. Lofgren's floor statement in support of the bill is below:
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 34 Democratic members of the U.S. House of Representatives from California.