Press Releases

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.

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Sep 10, 2019 Press Release

Chairperson Zoe Lofgren (D-Calif.) delivered the following opening remarks today during a Committee hearing on "Oversight of the Renovations of the Cannon House Office Building:" 

“Good morning everyone, the Committee will come to order.

“We welcome you to this hearing, which will provide oversight on the renovations to the Cannon House Office Building.

Aug 27, 2019 Press Release
Chairperson Zoe Lofgren issued a statement on the resignation of Federal Election Commission Vice Chair Matthew Petersen.
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Jul 17, 2019 Press Release
Chairperson Zoe Lofgren delivered the following opening remarks during a Committee hearing on "Oversight of the United States Capitol Police."
Jun 28, 2019 Press Release
Congresswoman Zoe Lofgren Delivers Weekly Democratic Address
Congresswoman Zoe Lofgren of California delivered the Weekly Democratic Address. In this week’s address, the Congresswoman highlighted House Democrats’ passage of the Securing America’s Federal Elections (SAFE) Act to address the urgent need to strengthen election security and prevent foreign interference in the 2020 election.
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Jun 27, 2019 Press Release
House Passes Lofgren’s SAFE Act to Secure America’s Elections
A critical election security bill to harden our nation’s elections infrastructure passed the House today with bipartisan support. H.R. 2722, the Securing America’s Federal Elections (SAFE) Act, authored by Committee on House Administration Chairperson Zoe Lofgren makes meaningful investments to upgrade the security of voting systems across the country to guard against foreign interference in our democracy. The bill passed the House by a 225-184 vote.
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Jun 21, 2019 Press Release
Chairperson Zoe Lofgren Opening Remarks at Committee Markup of H.R. 2722, the SAFE Act
Chairperson Zoe Lofgren issued the following statement at today’s markup of H.R. 2722, the SAFE Act, an election security bill to provide funding for states to replace outdated and vulnerable voting equipment, mandate paper ballot voting systems and risk-limiting post-election audits, and contains strict cybersecurity requirements for election technology vendors and voting systems, among other provisions.
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Jun 21, 2019 Press Release
Critical election security legislation to harden our nation’s voting systems will be considered on the House floor next week.
Today, the Committee on House Administration Chairperson favorably reported H.R. 2722, the Securing America’s Federal Elections (SAFE) Act of 2019, an election security bill to provide funding for states to replace outdated and vulnerable voting equipment, mandate paper ballot voting systems and risk-limiting post-election audits, and contains strict cybersecurity requirements for election technology vendors and voting systems, among other provisions. The bill passed the Committee and will be considered on the House floor next week.
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Jun 14, 2019 Press Release
Committee on House Administration Statement on New U.S. Capitol Police Chief
Chairperson Zoe Lofgren and Ranking Member Rodney Davis issued a statement on the Capitol Police Board’s selection of Steven A. Sund as the 10th Chief of Police of the U.S. Capitol Police.

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