Press Releases

April 20, 2024

Rep. Mike Levin’s Statement on Vote in Support of National Security Package

Today, Rep. Mike Levin (CA-49) released the following statement regarding his vote in support of the House’s national security package to provide assistance to Ukraine, Israel, and Indo-Pacific allies and humanitarian aid to Gaza. “I voted in favor of the national security package to deter and combat authoritarian regimes around the world because global democracy and stability are on the line. As Russia, Iran, and China continue to threaten the sovereignty of our allies and partners, it’s criti…  Continue Reading

April 15, 2024

Rep. Mike Levin Calls on Speaker Johnson to Bring Maritime Border Security Bill to House Floor Immediately

Today, Rep. Mike Levin (CA-49) released the following statement calling on House Speaker Mike Johnson to immediately bring H.R. 529, the Extending Limits of U.S. Customs Waters Act, to the House floor for a vote. Last year, Rep. Levin met with CBP’s Air and Marine Operations (AMO) to learn about agents’ work to secure our maritime borders and hear directly about how he can support that work. During the discussion, AMO agents highlighted the importance of extending U.S. customs waters and shared…  Continue Reading

April 12, 2024

Rep. Mike Levin and San Diego Congressional Delegation Secure $39 Million in Shelter and Services Program Funding to Provide Resources to Communities Receiving Migrants

Today, Rep. Mike Levin (CA-49) announced that he and fellow Members of San Diego’s Congressional delegation secured over $39 million in Shelter and Services Program (SSP) funding for non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and partners in the greater San Diego region that support migrant communities seeking shelter, food, and other critical resources. San Diego County and the Catholic Diocese of San Diego County each received $19,592,554 in SSP funding to assist with migrant arrivals. “All migra…  Continue Reading

In The News

April 27, 2023

The Washington Post: Why resuming tariffs on Chinese solar firms threatens U.S. climate goals

Below, we have an exclusive on a new permitting proposal from Reps. Sean Casten (D-Ill.) and Mike Levin (D-Calif.). But first: To counter China, Congress could reimpose crushing tariffs on solar imports A growing number of congressional Democrats are backing a measure that would undo President Biden’s temporary pause on crushing tariffs on certain solar imports. It’s the latest example of how mounting anti-China sentiment in Washington has scrambled …  Continue Reading

May 04, 2022

Times of San Diego: ‘Gut Punch’: 3 Congress Members Tell Abortion Allies How They Really Feel

Rep. Mike Levin said he was "angry and disgusted." Rep. Scott Peters saw it as "something out of some horror/sci-fi movie." Rep. Sara Jacobs described a "gut punch." And county Supervisor Nora Vargas admitted being "pissed." Twenty-four hours after stunning news dropped about a draft opinion of the U.S Supreme Court spelling the end to a half-century of legal abortion in America, top Democrats channeled rage at a downtown rally Tuesday. But it was Loxie Gant, a 36-year-old activist for childre…  Continue Reading

May 04, 2022

San Clemente Times: News Next Door: Bipartisan Legislation Supports Desalination Research, Projects

New legislation that U.S. Reps. Mike Levin and Nancy Mace introduced late last month could provide more grant funding to the study and advancement of desalination technology, benefiting endeavors including the proposed Doheny Ocean Desalination Project in Dana Point. If enacted, H.R. 7612, or the Desalination Research Advancement Act, would increase the number of research grants the Bureau of Reclamation is authorized to fund, raising the cap from $5 million to $20 million per year through the …  Continue Reading


March 15, 2024

Picket Fence Media: The Levin Letter To Understand the Future of Nuclear Energy, Consider Past Mistakes

A short distance from our South Orange County cities, three and a half million pounds of spent nuclear fuel is stored at the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station (SONGS). While SONGS is no longer operational, its spent fuel sits within 50 miles of 9 million people, on top of an active fault line, just feet from the Pacific Ocean. The spent fuel that remains at SONGS is a symptom of a far bigger problem. There are currently more than 80 sites in 36 states where spent nuclear fuel is being store…  Continue Reading

February 08, 2024

Picket Fence Media: Lowering Healthcare Costs for All Americans

Most every week, I hear from residents who are stressed about the cost of health care. For some, this means choosing between paying the rent or paying for a medical procedure. Just about everyone has seen their fair share of high health care costs. The path to lower health care costs has been a complicated one, and Congress has debated how to address these concerns for years. However, over the last few years we have made significant progress. I proudly helped pass legislation to lower out-of-po…  Continue Reading

January 22, 2024

Picket Fence Media: Levin’s Letter Looking Back at Our Achievements & Making Progress in 2024

The beginning of a new year gives us the opportunity to reflect on the previous one and set new goals that build on our successes and prepare for the future. For me, it gives renewed energy and allows me to look back at the work we’ve done to improve our district and set priorities for the year ahead. Last year was a challenging one for Congress. We faced complicated issues, both at home and abroad, that continue to demand action and will shape the course of 2024. I know that many of my constit…  Continue Reading


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