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June 23, 2020 Press Release
"We must address the current economic crisis through careful deliberation and smart policy changes based on sound principles and reason, not through a politically motivated executive order grounded in nothing but speculation."
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June 20, 2020 Press Release
"The State of California, and especially the San Francisco Bay Area, could benefit from the increased connectivity and reductions in traffic congestion that high speed rail may potentially deliver."
June 18, 2020 Press Release
Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship Chair Zoe Lofgren hails the Supreme Court’s ruling that the Trump Administration’s attempt to end DACA was unlawful.
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June 11, 2020 Press Release
"By employing commonsense strategies to minimize blackouts and maximize resilience, we’re working to prevent disruptions to our lives and livelihoods and ensure a sustainable future for Californians and all Americans."
June 11, 2020 Press Release
"Preserving the rule of law and nation’s long tradition of asylum-seeking is crucial."
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June 4, 2020 Press Release
"We're concerned about the ability of ICE and CBP to access personal information related to individuals approved for DACA."
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May 28, 2020 Press Release
"The killings of Mr. Floyd, Mr. Arbery, and Ms. Taylor all illustrate the need for national evidence-based policing and training standards that promote safe and humane local, state, and federal law enforcement practices, as well as an increase in federal resources to incentivize reform."
May 28, 2020 Press Release
"It is deeply concerning that ICE appears to be interfering with ORR’s legal obligation to place children in the least restrictive settings appropriate for them, including placement with suitable sponsors."
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May 28, 2020 Press Release
"It is especially galling that DHS would choose a time of global pandemic to target such vulnerable children, denying them access to basic due process protections and a meaningful chance to have their cases reopened and appropriately considered."
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May 27, 2020 Press Release
"I am voting for the FISA reauthorization bill today that includes the Lee-Leahy amendment that improves privacy protections by increasing the use of the amici curiae and broadening their access to information."

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May 2, 2018 In The News

On the same day that President Donald Trump ordered the U.S. military to strike Syrian military facilities in response to the latest purported regime-ordered chemical attack, a large bipartisan group of lawmakers in the House of Representatives sent the president a letter in which they “strongly urge[d]” him to seek Congressional approval before acting.

April 24, 2018 In The News

Rep. Zoe Lofgren, the top Democrat on the House subcommittee on immigration, accused Trump of using the caravan to stir up hatred. "People who have a legitimate fear of persecution, under US law have a right to present their case," Lofgren told reporters Monday. "That's not a violation of immigration law. That's a part of immigration law."

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April 13, 2018 In The News

Lawmakers from both sides of the aisle are asking the FBI to explain what they called a “troubling” recent report that appears to show the agency failed to exhaust all technical possibilities before. . .

 

April 5, 2018 In The News

More than two dozen Bay Area business and civic leaders recently spent a busy two days in Washington, D.C., with the San Francisco Chamber of Commerce to make their voices heard on issues important to their businesses and our city.

March 25, 2018 In The News

Thousands of students, parents, teachers and allied community members on Saturday endured the rain for the San Jose March for Our Lives rally against gun violence. The local demonstration was one of more than 800 protests nationwide, which collectively drew more than a million people in a call to reform U.S. gun laws.

March 23, 2018 In The News

Buyers beware. The biggest losers in President Trump’s tech tariff war will be consumers

March 20, 2018 In The News

The news that the personal data of some 50 million Facebook users may have been used to boost Donald Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign has California politicians roaring that something must be done, but solutions are in short supply.

March 16, 2018 In The News

When Rep. Zoe Lofgren was a staffer forty years ago, articles of impeachment were flying. Still, she thinks Congress is more chaotic now.

March 6, 2018 In The News

For generations, hikers, bicyclists and motorists looking for a sweeping view have ventured up the Bay Area’s most distinctive and popular peaks.

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