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Dec 21, 2020 Press Release
Two new Smithsonian museums will be established upon the enactment of H.R. 133 to more fully celebrate the breadth and diversity of American heritage and better educate the public about our nation’s rich history and culture. The Omnibus spending bill includes legislation sought by Chairperson Zoe Lofgren (D-Calif.) and respectively authored by U.S. Reps. Carolyn Maloney (D-N.Y.) and Jose Serrano (D-N.Y.) to establish the National Museum of the American Latino and a women’s history museum within the Smithsonian Institution.
Jul 27, 2020 Press Release
Committee on House Administration Chairperson Zoe Lofgren (D-Calif.) issued the following statement today after the House of Representatives passed H.R. 2420, legislation to establish the National Museum of the American Latino in the Smithsonian Institution:
Jun 10, 2020 Press Release
Zoe Lofgren issued a statement in response to a letter from the Speaker of the House of Representatives calling for the removal of Confederate statues on display in the U.S. Capitol.
Nov 13, 2019 Press Release
Today, the Committee on House Administration passed H.R. 1980, legislation to establish a comprehensive women’s history museum within the Smithsonian Institution. The bill was reported favorably out of Committee by a unanimous vote.
Sep 20, 2019 Press Release
Chairperson Zoe Lofgren (D-Calif.) opening remarks ad prepared for the Committee hearing on "Oversight of the Smithsonian Insitution:"
"Good morning and welcome to this hearing providing oversight of the Smithsonian Institution.
May 28, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Committee on House Administration Chairperson Zoe Lofgren (D-Calif.) and Ranking Member Rodney Davis (R-Ill.) issued the following statement congratulating the founding director of the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture, Lonnie G. Bunch III, on being named the 14th Secretary of the Smithsonian.