Press Releases

Nov 3, 2021 Press Release
Lofgren and Subcommittee on Elections Chairman G. K. Butterfield issued a statement after Senate Republicans blocked consideration of the John R. Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act.
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Oct 20, 2021 Press Release
Lofgren issued a statement after Senate Republicans filibustered legislation to protect our freedom to vote by making sure voting options are equally accessible across all 50 states, reducing the scourge of dark money in our politics, and prohibiting partisan gerrymandering.
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Sep 14, 2021 Press Release
Committee on House Administration Chairperson Zoe Lofgren (D-Calif.) issued the following statement today regarding the Senate introduction of the Freedom to Vote Act: 
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Sep 1, 2021 Press Release
Committee on House Administration Chairperson Zoe Lofgren (D-Calif.) issued the following statement today upon receiving and reviewing U.S. Capitol Police Inspector General Michael A. Bolton’s sixth flash report with preliminary findings and recommendations related to the January 6 violent attack on the United States Capitol.
Aug 24, 2021 Press Release
Today, Subcommittee on Elections Chairman G. K. Butterfield (D-N.C.) issued the following statement after the House passed H.R. 4, the John R. Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act, legislation to restore the full strength of the Voting Rights Act.
Aug 24, 2021 Press Release
Committee on House Administration Chairperson Zoe Lofgren (D-Calif.) issued the following statement after the House passed H.R. 4, the John R. Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act.  This landmark legislation to restore the full strength and protections of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 has been a top priority for the Committee on House Administration in the 117th Congress.
Aug 10, 2021 Press Release
Today, Committee on House Administration Chairperson Zoe Lofgren (D-Calif.) issued the following statement on the 175th anniversary of the Smithsonian Institution. On August 10, 1846, the Smithsonian Institution was formally established by Congress.
Aug 6, 2021 Press Release
Today, Subcommittee on Elections Chairman G. K. Butterfield released a staff report, “Voting in America: Ensuring Free and Fair Access to the Ballot.” This report will be integral to providing a contemporaneous record of ongoing voter discrimination necessary to support H.R. 4 and the full enforcement of the Voting Rights Act.
Jul 1, 2021 Press Release
Committee on House Administration Chairperson Zoe Lofgren (D-Calif.) issued the following statement today after Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) announced her appointment to the Select Committee to Investigate the January 6 Attack on the United States Capitol, established by the House of Representatives yesterday:
Jul 1, 2021 Press Release
Committee on House Administration Chairperson Zoe Lofgren (D-Calif.) and Subcommittee on Elections Chairman G. K. Butterfield (D-N.C.) issued the following statement today related to the Supreme Court’s decision in Brnovich v. Democratic National Committee:
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