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Planned Parenthood’s Terry Stapleton named Woman of the Year by Congressman Lou Correa

Terry Stapleton, vice president of operations for Planned Parenthood of Orange & San Bernardino Counties (PPOSBC) has been named a 2021 Woman of the Year by Congressman Lou Correa. She will be honored at an awards ceremony next month highlighting women whose work on the front lines and behind the scenes throughout the pandemic has kept communities in the 46th Congressional District (Anaheim, Garden Grove, Orange and Santa Ana) healthy and safe. The awards ceremony will take place September 18 at Chapman University in Orange.

Big Pharma Celebrates Lou Correa with “Innovation” Award!

Whenever I get a mailer from my Congressman Lou Correa that mentions healthcare, or even hear him mention healthcare in a speech, I can’t help but scowl and growl “GRRR” inside. A decade back I heard his stump speech several times, and he always began with the story of his meeting some poor lady who couldn’t afford health insurance, and supposedly that’s what inspired him to get into politics. To help poor people like that.

Congressman Lou Correa calls for immigration reform as part of federal budget reconciliation

Congressman Lou Correa (D-CA) joins Rep. Jesus “Chuy” Garcia (D-IL) in calling for immigration reform to be part of the budget reconciliation process, and released the following statement the budget reconciliation negotiations:. “A balanced and fiscally sound budget reconciliation deal must include a pathway to citizenship for undocumented immigrants. Undocumented...

California Congressman Lou Correa (D-CA46) states tech antitrust legislation will hurt California

On Thursday, June 24, Congressman Lou Correa released the following statement following the conclusion of a markup of antitrust legislation by the House Judiciary Committee. Rep. Lou Correa said, “I thank my colleagues for asking the important questions regarding tech antitrust. I remember working for Bell Systems a long time ago when Bell Systems was broken up. The question was asked and answered by Judge Green.

Reps. Lou Correa and Peter Meijer introduce legislation to research cannabis as an alternative to opioids for veterans

Congressmen Lou Correa (D-CA) and Peter Meijer (R-MI) reintroduced The VA Medicinal Cannabis Research Act of 2021. The bipartisan and bicameral legislation directs the Department of Veterans Affairs to perform clinical research on the safety and efficacy of medical cannabis in treating veterans’ post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and chronic pain. An identical version of this legislation was introduced by Senate Veterans Affairs Committee Chairman Jon Tester (D-MT) and Dan Sullivan (R-AK). Additionally, the legislation has the support of the House Veterans Affairs Chairman Mark Takano.

Rep. Lou Correa reintroduces bipartisan bill to improve mental health access for students

Rep. Lou Correa Leads House & Senate In Introducing Legislation To Address Suicide In Young Adults. Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Lou Correa (D-CA-46) reintroduced bipartisan legislation with Congressman Chris Stewart (R-UT-2) and Senators Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ) and John Kennedy (R-LA). The bill, The Improving Mental Health Access for Students Act, will help address suicide amongst teens and young adults by increasing access to the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline and Crisis Text Line.

Congressman Lou Correa and Senator Cortez Masto (D-NV) recognize historical contribution of Latinas

In honor of Women’s History Month, Congressman Lou Correa (D-CA) and Senator Cortez Masto (D-NV) reintroduced their resolution recognizing the contributions of Latinas to the United States. This is the first Congressional resolution to honor the unique contributions of Latinas during Women’s History Month. Congressman Correa and Senator Cortez Masto first introduced the historic bill in the 115th Congress. It seeks to shine a light on Latina role models and pioneers by celebrating their accomplishments and inspiring the next generation.

Rep. Lou Correa votes to pass American Rescue Act

Congressman Lou Correa (CA-46) voted to pass the American Rescue Act, a $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill that provides immediate assistance to millions of American families. In addition to $1,400 cash stimulus payments, the American Rescue Act provides families with up to $300 a month in cash per child by expanding Child Tax Credit for 27 million children. It gives everyday workers up to $6,728 in tax breaks by expanding the Earned Income Tax Credit for 15 million workers. The legislation helps 40 million Americans by investing billions of dollars in housing, rental, and nutrition assistance. And it expands access to safe and reliable child care and affordable health care and extends unemployment insurance for 18 million families.