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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.
February 11, 2019 Press Release
Zoe Lofgren released a statement regarding the detention of She’yaa Bin Abraham-Joseph, professionally known as “21 Savage”
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February 7, 2019 Press Release
Zoe Lofgren, Ken Buck, and 112 bipartisan members introduced the Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act – a bill to reform the legal immigration system by eliminating per-country percentage limits that cause backlogs in the employment-based green card system.
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January 31, 2019 Press Release
Zoe Lofgren released a letter to California Attorney General Xavier Becerra signed by the Santa Clara County Congressional Delegation in support of the County's efforts to purchase the O'Connor and Saint Louise hospitals.
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January 24, 2019 Press Release
Zoe Lofgren, Chair of the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship, today issued a statement regarding news reports that the Trump Administration will begin illegally sending asylum applicants across the border to Mexico while they wait for their immigration hearing.
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January 17, 2019 Press Release
Zoe Lofgren, Chair of the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship, issued a statement after the release of a Department of Health and Human Services Inspector General's report which found thousands more immigrant children were separated from their parents than previously reported, and it is unclear whether they have been reunified with their parents.
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January 17, 2019 Press Release
Senator Dianne Feinstein and Representative Zoe Lofgren introduced legislation to shield farmworkers from deportation and put them on a path toward earned legal status and eventual citizenship.
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January 9, 2019 Press Release
The House Democratic Caucus today approved House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s nomination of Zoe Lofgren to serve as Chair of the Committee on House Administration for the 116th Congress.
January 4, 2019 Press Release
Committee on House Administration Chairperson-designate Zoe Lofgren and the new House Democratic majority today introduced H.R. 1, the For the People Act, a sweeping package of pro-democracy and anticorruption reforms to put power back in the hands of the American people by ending the dominance of big money in politics; making it easier, not harder, to vote; and ensuring that politicians actually serve the public interest.
December 14, 2018 Press Release
Zoe Lofgren and Senior Democratic Members of Congress wrote to Department of Homeland Security Acting Inspector General John Kelly demanding answers following news of a 7-year-old girl who died last week while in the custody of Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officials. Trump administration officials have since refused to take responsibility for the child’s death.
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June 11, 2019 In The News

Watch Democratic Congresswoman Zoe Lofgren join Ali Velshi to share her thoughts on President Trump’s plan to impose new tariffs on Mexico and Attorney General Bill Barr speaking out on former Special Counsel Robert Mueller.

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June 11, 2019 In The News

In an effort to combat the blaring horns of trains that have been waking San Jose residents from slumber, Mayor Sam Liccardo, along with four of his council colleagues, have signed on to explore legal options against Union Pacific Railroad and consider designating the land along the rail line as public open space.

June 11, 2019 In The News

Two prominent lawmakers from the tech hub of California, Anna G. Eshoo and Zoe Lofgren, have thrown their weight behind the working spouses of H-1B visa holders, introducing a legislation, prohibiting the Trump Administration from taking their right to work in the US.

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June 11, 2019 In The News

House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), along with Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship Chair Zoe Lofgren (D-CA), Immigration and Citizenship Vice Chair Pramila Jayapal (D-WA), and House Judiciary Vice Chair Mary Gay Scanlon (D-PA) demanded a DHS investigation:

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June 11, 2019 In The News

President Donald Trump’s travel costs for political events are being questioned by a top House Democrat.

House Administration Committee Chairwoman Zoe Lofgren (D-Calif.) demanded that the White House and Trump campaign provide information about whether Trump’s travel is being legally financed under federal law.

March 18, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON — She got the nod from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to quarterback Democrats’ symbolic first major legislation as the majority. She’s also the congresswoman you see about turning up the heat in the winter.

March 8, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON — The House passed the Democrats’ showcase anti-corruption and voting rights legislation on Friday, an expansive measure that aims to dismantle barriers to the ballot box, end big money in politics and impose stricter ethics rules on federal officials.

March 8, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON – The House on Friday approved a far-reaching elections and ethics bill – one that would change the way congressional elections are funded, impose new voter-access mandates on states, require “dark money” groups to publicize their donors and force disclosure of presidential candidates’ tax returns.

May 21, 2018 In The News

For Lofgren, the Nixon example looms large. “The American people at some kind of gut level understand the constitutional system,” she told me. “When a President lied about having an affair with a young woman, that was gross behavior, and the lie was arguably unlawful, but it had nothing to do with government.

May 21, 2018 In The News

The Trump administration is working to slash the number of visas granted to Canadian and Mexican professionals as part of ongoing NAFTA negotiations among the three countries.

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