Press Releases

April 18, 2018 Press Release
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.
April 17, 2018 Press Release
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.
April 13, 2018 Press Release
Department of Justice IG Report finds FBI did not seek available unlocking tools from third party vendors, suggests FBI was more interested in advancing court case against Apple than accessing device.
Zoe Lofgren released a bipartisan letter to Federal Bureau of Investigations Director Christopher Wray calling into question the Bureau’s handling of Syed Rizwan Farook’s locked iPhone in the wake of the 2015 San Bernardino attack.
April 11, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Jerrold Nadler and Congresswoman Zoe Lofgren issued a statement today after the Department of Justice has reportedly planned to end the Executive Office of Immigration Review’s Legal Orientation Program.
March 30, 2018 Press Release
U.S. Rep. Zoe Lofgren, Ranking Member on the House Judiciary Immigration and Border Security Subcommittee, issued a statement regarding a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) decision to hold pregnant immigrant women in detention facilities.
March 7, 2018 Press Release
U.S. Rep. Zoe Lofgren, Ranking Member of the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Immigration and Border Security, issued a statement with House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member Jerrold Nadler (D-N.Y.) on Department of Justice Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ lawsuit against California’s sanctuary laws.
March 6, 2018 Press Release
U.S. Rep. Zoe Lofgren joined a letter to the House Appropriations Committee to express support for the Election Assistance Commission and to request that the EAC receive $14 million so it can continue to assist states in their urgent efforts to secure voting systems in advance of the 2018 midterm elections.
January 20, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Representative Zoe Lofgren (D-Calif.) issued the following statement tonight after the Republican Congress failed to fund the federal government: