Press Releases

September 6, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The House of Representatives today unanimously approved by a vote of 399-0 the Survivors' Bill of Rights Act of 2016, bipartisan legislation introduced by U.S. Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-San Jose) to provide protections for survivors of sexual assault.

September 2, 2016 Press Release

SAN JOSE, CA – On August 29, 2016, the Department of Homeland Security published a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking for foreign startup entrepreneurs. Under this proposed rule, DHS may parole, on a case-by-case basis, eligible entrepreneurs whose startup companies provide "significant public benefit." U.S. Reps.

August 9, 2016 Press Release

SAN JOSE, CA – U.S. Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-San Jose) today applauded a federal study being conducted on McDonnell Hall to determine its potential for designation as a National Historic Landmark.

August 8, 2016 Press Release

SANTA CLARA, CA – Nearly $2.5 million in federal funding was awarded to Santa Clara Valley Transit Authority (VTA) to purchase electric zero-emissions buses and related infrastructure. The federal grant was announced today by U.S. Reps. Mike Honda (D-Silicon Valley), Anna G. Eshoo (D-Palo Alto) and Zoe Lofgren (D-San Jose).

July 14, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.Today, U.S. Reps. Zoe Lofgren (D-Calif.) and Eliot L. Engel (D-N.Y.) introduced legislation to provide a coordinated regional response to address root causes of Central American violence driving the migration of women and children.

July 14, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – With refugees fleeing violence worldwide, House Judiciary Immigration and Border Security Subcommittee Ranking Member Zoe Lofgren (D-Calif.), and Senate Judiciary Committee Ranking Member Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) introduced bicameral legislation Thursday to bolster and update the nation's laws to promote a more fair and efficient asylum an

July 13, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C – Today, a bipartisan group of lawmakers, led by co-chairs U.S. Reps. Zoe Lofgren (D-Calif.) and Ted Poe (R-Texas), announced the newly formed Fourth Amendment Caucus to protect the privacy and security of Americans in the digital age.

June 23, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representatives John Conyers, Jr. (D-Mich.), Ranking member on the House Judiciary Committee, and Zoe Lofgren (D-Calif.), Ranking Member on the Immigration and Border Security Subcommittee, issued the following statement today after the U.S. Supreme Court of the United States failed to reach a majority decision on the United States v.

June 15, 2016 Press Release

 WASHINGTON, D.C. – The House of Representatives is set to debate and vote on a renewed effort to restrict warrantless surveillance.

May 20, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.Today, in a bipartisan letter to President Obama, U.S. Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-Calif.) and members of the Congressional Caucus on Vietnam raised their concerns regarding serious health, environmental, and human rights issues in recent weeks.