Press Releases

March 16, 2023

Rep. Levin Honors Local Businesswoman as March Constituent of the Month

Oceanside, CA- Today, U.S. Representative Mike Levin (CA-49) announced that Renee Donaldson, the CEO of EcoDirect in Carlsbad, is the March 2023 Constituent of the Month. EcoDirect was founded in 2009 and opened its Carlsbad location in 2021. EcoDirect helps facilitate our local transition to clean energy by designing and distributing clean energy solutions for residential, commercial, and independent battery-based applications. Last year, Rep. Levin supported the Inflation Reduction Act, which…  Continue Reading

March 15, 2023

Rep. Mike Levin Introduces Bipartisan Legislation to Support Schools Serving Military-Connected and Native American Students

Oceanside, CA – Today, U.S. Representatives Mike Levin (D-CA) and Tom Cole (R-OK) announced the reintroduction of the bipartisan Advancing Toward Impact Aid Full Funding Act, HR 1591, to fully fund the federal Impact Aid program. This bill supports K-12 public schools on federal land like San Onofre Elementary and Mary Fay Pendleton Elementary. Federal lands—such as military installations, armed services personnel, or Indian treaty land, and federal properties and faciliti…  Continue Reading

March 08, 2023

Levin, Feenstra Introduce Legislation to Hold Big Packers Accountable for Price-Fixing Schemes

– Today, U.S. Reps. Mike Levin (D-CA) and Randy Feenstra (R-IA) introduced their Cattle Price Discovery and Transparency Act to return fairness to the cattle marketplace dominated by four major meat packers. Senators Chuck Grassley (R-IA), Deb Fischer (R-NE), Jon Tester (D-MT), and Ron Wyden (D-OR) are leading companion legislation in the U.S. Senate. The Iowa Farm Bureau and the Iowa Cattlemen’s Association are both supportive of this legislation. “The significant consolidat…  Continue Reading

In The News

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

April 22, 2022

The Capistrano Dispatch: Efforts to Move Nuclear Fuel Out of SONGS Continue as Government Officials Note Progress

Rep. Mike Levin and U.S. Department of Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm met with Southern California Edison officials Thursday, April 21, at the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station (SONGS) to review the decommissioned facility's safety measures. While there has not been tangible movement since DOE closed its request for information regarding the consent-based siting process to store the nation's spent nuclear fuel (SNF), the government figures left assured that Edison was properly containin…  Continue Reading


November 11, 2022

Times of San Diego: Rep. Mike Levin: Veterans Day a Reminder That Congress Must Continue to Help Our Vets

As we move past a tumultuous election season full of negative attacks and partisanship, I think it's important to remember what public service is really about. And for me, there is no better time to do that than Veterans Day. Each year on Veterans Day, our nation gives thanks for the heroism of the millions of veterans who have served and fought to defend our democracy. The brave men and women of the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, Space Force, Coast Guard, National Guard, and Reserves ref…  Continue Reading

March 31, 2022

Times of San Diego: Rep. Mike Levin: Our High Gas Prices Are Caused by Pandemic, Putin, and Price Gouging

There's no question we're all feeling pain from high gas prices. The average price of regular gas in California is now around $6.00 per gallon. While Americans are hurting, politicians and pundits are pointing fingers and oversimplifying the problem to serve their narrative of choice. It's counterproductive, and it's doing an incredible disservice to everyone who simply wants solutions. The reality is that high gas prices are a far more complex problem than the pundits would lead you to believ…  Continue Reading

January 07, 2022

Dana Point Times: The Levin Letter: A Year of Progress for South OC

As we begin 2022, I want to take a brief moment to recognize the challenges and progress our community and our country experienced last year. We began 2021 in one of the most challenging phases of the COVID-19 pandemic. The rate of COVID hospitalizations was at its highest point ever, and more than 10 million Americans were unemployed.  Since then, more than 200 million Americans have been fully vaccinated, we added nearly six million jobs, and the number of Americans filing for unemploym…  Continue Reading


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