Press Releases

June 18, 2019 Press Release
Rep. Lofgren and Sen. Harris Worked with State Department to Allow Brothers to Enter U.S. to Help Brother Receive Life Saving Transplant

Washington, D.C.—Today, U.S. Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-CA), Chair of the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship, applauded the State Department’s announcement that two Vietnamese brothers have been granted temporary visas to enter the United States to help save their brother’s life.

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June 13, 2019 Press Release
Legislation Would Help Save Lives by Ensuring Migrants in U.S. Custody Have Safe Drinking Water, Food to Eat, and Proper Medical Attention

Washington, D.C.—Today, in a press conference at the U.S. Capitol, Rep. Zoe Lofgren—Chair of the House Judiciary's Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship—joined Democrats to announce legislation that would help save lives and improve the conditions of migrant children and families in U.S. custody at the southern border. Rep. Lofgren was joined today by Congressman Raul Ruiz, M.D.

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June 4, 2019 Press Release
House of Representatives Passes Dream Act that Would Protect Undocumented Immigrants from Deportation if Brought Here as Children Under Age 18

Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-Calif) and the House of Representatives voted to pass the Dream Act of 2019, legislation that protects "Dreamers"—undocumented immigrants brought to the United States as children—from deportation.

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May 23, 2019 Press Release
House Judiciary Committee Passes Dream Act that Protects Undocumented Immigrants from Deportation if Brought Here as Children Under Age 18

Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-Calif) and the House Judiciary Committee voted to pass the Dream Act of 2019, legislation that protects "Dreamers"—many of whom are undocumented immigrants brought to the United States as children—from deportation.

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May 17, 2019 Press Release
House Passes Equality Act that Would Prohibit Americans from Being Fired or Denied Housing Because of Sexual Orientation or Gender Identity

 

May 8, 2019 Press Release
Despite Subpoenas, Trump and his Allies Continue to Stonewall House Judiciary Committee and American Public

Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep Zoe Lofgren (D-Calif) and the House Judiciary Democratic Majority voted to hold U.S. Attorney General William Barr in contempt for failing to comply with the Committee’s subpoena for the full, unredacted report prepared by Special Counsel Robert Muller and the underlying evidence related to the Special Counsel’s investigation.

April 18, 2019 Press Release

SAN JOSE, CAToday, U.S. Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-Calif.), a senior member of the House Judiciary Committee, issued the following statement regarding the release of the report written by Special Counsel Robert Mueller:

March 8, 2019 Press Release
Lofgren manages bill to restore the promise of our nation’s democracy, end the culture of corruption in Washington, and reduce the role of money in politics. House adopts Lofgren amendments to establish and finance a voluntary small-dollar campaign finance matching system to amplify the power of small-dollar contributions and limit influence of big donors.
Today, after Zoe Lofgren managed floor debate for three days, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 1, the For the People Act, a sweeping reform bill to clean up corruption in Washington, make it easier to vote, and give every day Americans more power in our democracy by a 234 – 193 vote.
March 1, 2019 Press Release
Zoe Lofgren (D-San Jose), Anna G. Eshoo (D-Palo Alto), Ro Khanna (D-Santa Clara), and Jimmy Panetta (D-Carmel) applauded the closure of the bankruptcy sale of the O’Connor and Saint Louise hospitals to Santa Clara County.
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February 27, 2019 Press Release
Today, by a 6-3 vote, the Committee on House Administration passed H.R. 1, the For the People Act, to clean up corruption in Washington, make it easier to vote, and give every day Americans more power in our democracy.

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