Press Releases

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at today’s markup of H.R. 2722, the SAFE Act, an election security bill to provide funding for states to replace outdated and vulnerable voting equipment, mandate paper ballot voting systems and risk-limiting post-election audits, and contains strict cybersecurity requirements for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America’s Federal Elections (SAFE) Act of 2019, an election security bill to provide funding for states to replace outdated and vulnerable voting equipment, mandate paper ballot voting systems and risk-limiting post-election audits, and contains strict cybersecurity requirements for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.
May 28, 2019 Press Release
Chairperson Zoe Lofgren and Ranking Member Rodney Davis Welcome 14th Smithsonian Secretary
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.
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May 22, 2019 Press Release
Lofgren Questions White House, Trump Campaign Regarding Use of Official Resources for Campaign Activity
Committee on House Administration Chairperson Zoe Lofgren questioned the White House and Trump campaign over how, and to what extent, the Trump campaign reimburses the public for campaign-related activities that utilize official government resources.
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May 21, 2019 Press Release
Chairperson Zoe Lofgren Opening Remarks at Oversight Hearing on the Election Assistance Commission
Committee on House Administration Chairperson Zoe Lofgren (D-Calif.) issued the following statement at today’s hearing: “Oversight of the Election Assistance Commission.”
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May 1, 2019 Press Release
House Administration Committee Statement on USCP Chief Verderosa's Announced Retirement
Committee on House Administration Chairperson Zoe Lofgren (D-Calif.) and Ranking Member Rodney Davis (R-Ill.) a statement regarding U.S. Capitol Police Chief Matthew R. Verderosa’s announced retirement.
Mar 12, 2019 Press Release
Lofgren and Ryan Statement on House Paid Internship Program
Today, Committee on House Administration Chairperson Zoe Lofgren (D-Calif.) and Legislative Branch Appropriations Subcommittee Chairman Tim Ryan (D-Ohio) issued the following statement after the Committee on House Administration adopted interim regulations governing a new House Paid Internship Program:

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