Press Releases

June 14, 2024

Rep. Mike Levin’s Statement Regarding Republicans’ Extreme Amendments to the National Defense Bill

Washington, D.C., - Rep. Mike Levin released the following statement regarding his vote opposing the current version of the National Defense Authorization Act. “Congress must do everything it can to support our service members, and I’m very disappointed to see extremist Republicans in the House attempting to use our men and women in uniform to score political points. Because of MAGA Republicans’ anti-abortion and anti-LGBTQ+ amendments added to the defense authorization bill on the House … Continue Reading


June 14, 2024

Rep. Mike Levin’s Statement Regarding the Supreme Court’s Decision to Reverse the Federal Ban on Bump Stocks

Washington, D.C. - Rep. Mike Levin (CA-49) released the following statement regarding the Supreme Court’s ruling, led by extremist Justice Clarence Thomas, to reverse a federal ban on bump stocks. “Bump stocks have been used in some of the deadliest mass shootings in our country’s history. It’s unconscionable that the extreme majority of the Supreme Court, led by Clarence Thomas, would overturn a federal ban on these deadly devices. “Justice Thomas and the extreme majority rolled back one of … Continue Reading


June 13, 2024

Rep. Mike Levin Secures Over $32 Million for Water Security Projects in Southern California

Oceanside, CA - Today, Rep. Mike Levin (CA-49) announced that he secured $32.2 million in federal funding for three critical water desalination projects to increase water security in North San Diego County and South Orange County. These projects, aimed at enhancing local water infrastructure and sustainability, will significantly benefit communities in the region by providing reliable sources of potable water and reducing dependency on imported water. “I am thrilled that our region will … Continue Reading


June 06, 2024

Rep. Mike Levin Touts San Dieguito Clean School Bus Funding Included in Over $91 Million for Zero-Emission Buses Across California

Oceanside, CA - Today, Rep. Mike Levin (CA-49) announced that recipients throughout California, including the San Dieguito Union High School District, will receive a total of $91,230,000 in rebates through the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) 2023 Clean School Bus Program rebate competition, which he helped pass. The rebates will help selectees purchase 380 clean school buses in 47 school districts across the state. This includes $800,000 for San Dieguito Union High School … Continue Reading


June 04, 2024

Rep. Mike Levin’s Statement on President Biden’s Executive Actions to Secure the Border

Washington, D.C. - Today, Rep. Mike Levin released the following statement on President Biden’s slate of executive actions to secure our Southern border: “I applaud President Biden for issuing a set of executive actions to strengthen border security while also ensuring we keep families together and crack down on those profiting from human smuggling. But make no mistake, executive actions are no substitute for Congressional action. Congress must work together to advance a bipartisan border … Continue Reading


June 04, 2024

Rep. Mike Levin’s Statement on the Passage of Bill to Designate Oceanside Post Office the Charlesetta Reece Allen Post Office Building

Rep. Mike Levin Speaks in Favor of Naming the Oceanside Post Office for Charlesetta Reece Allen Washington, D.C. - Rep. Mike Levin’s (CA-49) bill to designate the United States Postal Service facility located at 517 Seagaze Drive in Oceanside as the “Charlesetta Reece Allen Post Office Building” passed the House of Representatives with bipartisan support. Rep. Levin released the following statement after passage of the bill: “Today, the House overwhelmingly supported my bipartisan bill to … Continue Reading


May 31, 2024

Rep. Mike Levin Honors Shannalei Seau as May 2024 Constituent of the Month

Shannalei Seau (second from the left) with her family and Rep. Levin. Oceanside, CA - Today, Rep. Mike Levin (CA-49) announced Shannalei Seau as his May 2024 Constituent of the Month. Ms. Seau serves on the Oceanside Parks and Recreation Commission. Through her work, Ms. Seau works to foster inclusive and stimulating ways for Oceanside residents to engage in the community. She works to ensure that Oceanside residents can enjoy a fair balance of access to facilities and seeks to ensure an … Continue Reading


May 31, 2024

Rep. Mike Levin Celebrates the Completion of Phase 1 of San Clemente Sand Replenishment Project with Federal Resources

San Clemente, CA - Today, Rep. Mike Levin (CA-49), joined by leaders of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the City of San Clemente, celebrated the completion of the San Clemente Shoreline Project with a ribbon cutting ceremony. This phase of the project resulted in as much as 140,000 cubic yards of sand pumped onto the beach in San Clemente, expanding it by up to 75 feet. Rep. Levin secured $9.3 million in federal funding for the $14 million project. The remainder was provided by state and … Continue Reading


May 24, 2024

Rep. Mike Levin Leads Letter to Combat Rise in Home Insurance Rates

Washington, D.C. - Today, Reps. Mike Levin (CA-49) and Adam B. Schiff (CA-30), alongside Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), led a letter to the Federal Insurance Office (FIO) and the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) urging them to ensure comprehensive and transparent data collection to understand and address the impact of climate change on property insurance premiums. This letter urges FIO to use its subpoena power to compel states to participate in FIO’s data collection call … Continue Reading


May 16, 2024

Rep. Mike Levin’s Statement on Vote Against H.R. 8360

Washington, D.C. - Today, Rep. Mike Levin (CA-49) released the following statement regarding his vote against H.R. 8360, a Republican bill that includes provisions defunding the National Security Council. “I voted against this unserious legislation because House Republicans, once again, are playing politics with our national security. Rather than putting forward a consensus bill to aid Israel in its war against Hamas, Republicans have opted to push legislation freezing the budgets at the … Continue Reading


May 13, 2024

Rep. Mike Levin Unveils Completion of Encinitas-Solana Beach Sand Replenishment & Storm Damage Reduction Project

Encinitas, CA- Today, Rep. Mike Levin (CA-49), joined by leaders of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the cities of Encinitas and Solana Beach, announced the completion of the sand replenishment and storm damage reduction project for both cities. The project involved pumping 340,000 cubic yards of sand along 7,800 feet of beach in Encinitas and 700,000 cubic yards of sand along 7,200 feet of beach in Solana Beach. The project widened the beaches in Encinitas and Solana Beach to mitigate … Continue Reading


May 09, 2024

Rep. Mike Levin's Statement on Aid Delay

Washington, D.C.- Today, Rep. Mike Levin (CA-49) released the following statement after the White House confirmed reports of the delay of an aid shipment to Israel:  “We must have a concerted and unrelenting effort to bring home the hostages held in Gaza, bolster humanitarian aid, remove Hamas from power, and bring an end to this conflict. “Any disagreements between the Biden Administration and Israeli government should be resolved immediately so that Iran and its proxies, Hezbollah and … Continue Reading


May 01, 2024

Rep. Mike Levin Honors Deysi Merino-Gonzalez as April 2024 Constituent of the Month

Deysi Merino-Gonzalez Vista, CA - Today, Rep. Mike Levin (CA-49) announced Deysi Merino-Gonzalez as his April 2024 Constituent of the Month. Ms. Merino-Gonzalez was born in Oaxaca, Mexico, and immigrated to the U.S. almost 20 years ago. She joined the Vista Community Clinic as a community health specialist in 2020 during the peak of the COVID-19 pandemic. As a result, she played a critical role in bringing vaccines and health care to agricultural workers. In January, she was awarded the 2023 … Continue Reading


April 30, 2024

Rep. Mike Levin’s Statement on Vote in Support of Maritime Border Security Bill

Washington, D.C. - Today, Rep. Mike Levin (CA-49) released the following statement regarding his vote in support of H.R. 529, the Extending Limits of U.S. Customs Waters Act. This bill would strengthen U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s (CBP) capabilities to protect our nation’s maritime borders by extending U.S. customs waters from 12 to 24 nautical miles. This expanded jurisdiction will allow CBP - specifically, Air and Marine Operations (AMO) - to respond more quickly and effectively to … Continue Reading


April 26, 2024

Rep. Mike Levin Announces Over $17.7 Million for Local Projects and Priorities

Oceanside, CA - Today, Rep. Mike Levin (CA-49) and local community leaders announced over $17.7 million in new federal funding for 15 new community projects and priorities throughout California’s 49th District. The funds were allocated as part of the Fiscal Year 2024 government funding bill signed by President Biden in March to fund the federal government through September 30, 2024. Each U.S. Representative was allowed to submit up to 15 community projects for funding. Landes Community Center … Continue Reading


April 23, 2024

Rep. Mike Levin Announces Winners of the 2024 Congressional Art Competition

Oceanside, CA - Rep. Mike Levin (CA-49) is proud to announce the winners of the 2024 Congressional Art Competition for California’s 49th Congressional District. Rep. Levin hosted a congratulatory reception for students, parents, and their teachers over the weekend at the Oceanside Museum of Art. First Place: “Encinitas Loves Classic Cars” by Madeline Morton Madeline Morton, a student at San Dieguito Academy, painted the winning piece for 2024, “Encinitas Loves Classic Cars.” As this year’s … Continue Reading


April 20, 2024

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

Washington, D.C. - 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 … Continue Reading


April 15, 2024

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

Washington, D.C. - 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. … 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

Washington, D.C. - 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 … Continue Reading


April 12, 2024

Rep. Levin and House Natural Resources Committee Democrats Applaud Biden Administration’s Oil and Gas Rule to Ensure a Fairer Return for American Taxpayers

Washington, D.C.- Rep. Mike Levin (D-Calif) joined House Natural Resources Committee Ranking Member Raúl M. Grijalva (D-Ariz.), Water, Wildlife, and Fisheries Subcommittee Ranking Member Jared Huffman (D-Calif.), Rep. Katie Porter (D-Calif.), and Rep. Susie Lee (D-Nev.) to issue the following statements applauding the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) final rule for onshore oil and gas leasing on public lands. The rule reflects long overdue fiscal reforms that were passed in the Inflation … Continue Reading

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